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SOAS Staff and Students - for detailed guides and online tutorials covering, access the Information Skills organisation on the BLE [http://www.ble.ac.uk]    

Basic Library & IT Skills

See the following areas for more information on using the Library and IT Services:

See the following guides for details on how to search the Library catalogue:

Searching the Online Catalogue
Finding Books in the Library & beyond
Finding Journals in the Library & beyond

Referencing, Citation & Mooting Skills

Study Support

See the following areas and guides for general help with writing dissertations, creating bibliographies and referencing:

Referencing and Citations

See the following sites for general help with referencing and citing:

See also the sites under Reference Sources which help to decipher a citation

  • See Lawbore: Mooting - a comprehensive site providing access to articles on mooting and video clips demonstrating techniques and common mistakes
  • See also the various titles available in the Library

Legal Research Skills

Getting Started

See the following guides for The following guides provide details on searching material in the SOAS Library and elsewhere as well as tips on how to decipher reading lists:

Sources of Law

The following guides explain how to recognise and find the different sources of law such as case law and legislation for various regions:

Current Awareness
  • Keeping up to date with Law