With LibrarySearch you can cross-search a broad range of library resources from a single interface. However, the specialist nature of legal databases means some key sources are not fully covered by LibrarySearch, so we recommend you search them directly for comprehensive legal research.

Click on the links below for details of the legal databases we subscribe to.

Key databases for UK law

International Law and law from other jurisdictions

Specialist subject legal databases

Searching for commentary on legal topics

Get certified as a legal researcher

Test your legal search skills and get a certificate from the key legal databases by following the links below:

VlexJustis Proficiency Test

LexisLibrary Legal Research Certification

Westlaw UK Certification

Westlaw Student Rep

The University of Kent has a dedicated Westlaw Student Rep, Sharon Abraham, who can help you make the most out of using Westlaw. You can get in touch via https://www.instagram.com/trfll_kent/