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Further informationL'Annee Philologique (APh)
A specialised bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilisations. The database provides citations to journal articles and books, with abstracts in English, German, Spanish, French or Italian.
Further informationLatin America & Iberian Database (ProQuest)
This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals published in Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
Public accessLaw and Justice Foundation of NSW
Provides links to Commonwealth, State and Territory court and tribunal judgments, home pages and related material.
Public accessLaw Commission (England & Wales)
A statutory independent body created by the Law Commissions Act 1965 to keep the law under review and to recommend reform where it is needed. The aim of the Commission is to ensure that the law is fair, modern, simple and effective. Access reports, consultation papers and related documents in full-text.
Public accessLaw Commission (New Zealand)
The Law Commission's role is to promote the systematic review, reform and development of the law of New Zealand. Access full-text Law Commission publications including: Issue Papers (previously Preliminary Papers), Study papers, Reports and Occasional Papers. Many documents are also searchable via NZLII .
Public accessLaw Reform Database
A database of publications from law-reform agencies in Canada, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the United States.
Public accessLawCite
An international legal case and journal article citator.
Public accessLawlinks (University of Kent, Canterbury)
A website maintained at the University of Kent to help students and others find their way around legal resources on the internet. Use the "Signposts" for freely available websites that are recommended as good starting points for legal research.
Further informationLaws of New Zealand (LexisNexis)
An encyclopaedic work providing a reliable statement of the whole of the law of New Zealand - statutory, regulatory and judicial, including extensive cross-referencing to Halsbury's Laws of England and Halsbury's Laws of Australia. (The University of Otago Law Library holds a print copy)
Public accessLegal Information Institute (LII) (Cornell University Law School)
The LII publishes electronic versions of core materials in numerous areas of U.S. law, both on the web and in other electronic products. It also includes access to Wex, a community-built, freely available legal dictionary and legal encyclopedia.
Further informationLegal Journals Index (Westlaw)
An index of articles from legal journals published in the United Kingdom and Europe as well as journals covering topics pertaining to the laws of the European Community and its Member States.
Further informationLegalTrac (Gale Cengage)
Provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.
Public accessLegifrance
A government site providing searchable and browseable collections of French legislation, codes and case law.
Public accessLegislation.govt.uk
A website for UK legislation from all jurisdictions (England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland) and statutes. From 1267 to the present day, the site carries all legislation and laws that the UK National Archives was able to obtain and make accessible.
Further informationLegislationNZ (Knowledge Basket)
Provides access to three collections: The NZ Acts (unconsolidated), Regulations, Bills and SOPs and the ‘Shattering Statutes’. This part of the LegislationNZ database covers the period from 1987-2007.
Further informationLeisure Tourism Database (CABI)
Provides bibliographic information and abstracts for all aspects of leisure and tourism including policy and planning, education and training, travel, sports, hospitality, the arts and entertainment, natural environment and ecotourism, urban regeneration, and cultural heritage. Also included are over 2000 full-text book chapters from CABI's eBook collection.
Further informationLEXIS
Thousands of full-text judgments and journal articles on national, foreign, and international law. Includes NZ Resource Management Appeals (1991+).
Further informationLexis Advance [NZ]
Lexis Advance is the new LexisNexis platform. This database provides access to legislation, case law and commentary on a wide range of legal topics.
Further informationLexisNexis NZ
Access to legislation, case law and commentary on a wide range of legal topics.
Further informationLGBT Studies in Video (Alexander Street)
A cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. The collection includes documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films.
Public accessLibrary and Archival Exhibitions on the Web
Provides links to online exhibitions that have been created by international libraries, archives, and historical societies, as well as to museum online exhibitions with a significant focus on library and archival materials.
Further informationLibrary Science Database (ProQuest)
This database provides access to top publications in library and information science. This collection is specifically designed to provide full-text support for the core titles included in the authoritative Library and Information Science Abstracts databases.
Further informationMobile appLibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCOhost)
This database indexes journals, books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloguing, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Public accessLILACS (Literatura Latino Americana em Ciências da Saúde)
A bibliographic index of literature in the health sciences, published in Latin America and the Caribbean since 1982.
Further informationLinguistics Database (ProQuest)
This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA). It covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
Further informationLINX (Westlaw NZ)
New Zealand caselaw and legal writing from the last 30 years. LINX is a 'digest' database which summarises cases and indexes articles, and is created by the New Zealand Law Society library for lawyers.
Further informationLINXPlus (LexisNexis)
An online searchable caselaw research tool, incorporating case summaries of judgments and indexed journal articles from all major New Zealand law journals and reviews, as well as journals from other Commonwealth jurisdictions. Headnotes are written for all judgments with links to many judgments in full-text.
Further informationLiterary Encyclopedia
A literary reference work of specially commissioned articles that address texts, authors, cultural movements and historical events around the world and from all literary periods.
Further informationMobile appLiterature & Language (Alexander Street)
A video collection of interviews, biographies, and surveys of regional literature and literary periods. Search across the following collections: Asian Film Online and Australasian Literature: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.
Further informationLiterature Online (ProQuest)
A literary database of poetry, prose and drama in English. Content includes full-text works, specialist journals, and author biographies as well as MLA International Bibliography, Concise Oxford Dictionary, Webster’s Dictionary, Shakespeare Glossary, and King James Bible.
Further informationLiterature Resource Center (Gale Cengage)
Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide information on authors, their works, and literary movements.
Further informationLos Angeles Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of The Los Angeles Times from 1881 - 24 years ago.
Further informationLyell Collection
Full-text publications in the Earth Sciences from the Geological Society of London, featuring complete journal archives, special publications and book series.