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How to access LPC textbooks electronically as e-books or pdfs

LPC textbooks are available to LPC students as pdfs or e-book files on Elite.

To access or download your e-books, please go to: http://library.law.ac.uk/

Then under the HOW TO menu, click on the link: ‘Access eTextbooks’.

You will need to enter your Elite login details.  You will then be presented with a list of folders.  When you open a folder you will see the pdfs and the ebook files available for download.

If you wish to download the ebook files onto a device please use the Trouble shooting guide: eTextbooks trouble shooting.

Pfp2 -eResources on the Library Services Portal

Don’t forget to look at the following when researching your subject:

  • eResources by Subject – All resources; books, commentary, journals, law reports and websites divided into subject

e.g. Family, Employment, Intellectual Property, Competition, Tax, Wills

  • eBooks – an alphabetical list of all books you access electronically from home.

(Searching the library catalogue is better because you will retrieve both hard copy and electronic titles in your subject but if you are at home and not planning to come into University you may find useful materials here.)

  • eJournals – an alphabetical list of all journals you access electronically from home


More than 100 new textbooks now available online!

Exciting news – all University of Law students now have online access to over 100 of the key practitioner texts (key textbooks used by solicitors and barristers in practice).  These include Snell’s equity, McGregor on Damages, Archbold, Chitty on Contracts, Clerk & Lindsell on Torts, Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence, Emmet & Farrand on Title, Exclusion Clauses & Unfair Contract Terms, IDS Employment Law Handbooks, O’Hare & Browne Civil Litigation, Palmer’s Company Law and many more….

You can access these resources via Westlaw . Login to Westlaw from the library services portal, then choose “Books”:


Announcing the addition of Jordans Company Law Online service



      Fantastic new online content added to University of Law library resources!



In order to improve access to major practitioner works for students and staff, we are gradually increasing the number of legal titles available online or as ebook  versions. We’re very pleased to bring you the latest addition – Company Law Online – which replaces the print title “Gore Browne on Companies” and joins our other subscription from Jordan publishing, Family Law Online.

All of the same content and more – additional materials include 2 extra bulletins and a consolidated legislation database.

Improved availability – access via the Library Portal from anywhere at any time, regardless of how many other people are using it, on mobile devices as well as desk-top, fully searchable and with the facility to create pdfs of screen content.