One-to-one reference advice sessions: book your appointment now

Do you ever feel unsure about how to approach a piece of legal research? Perhaps you’re not certain which databases would be best to use or how to search them? If this sounds familiar, the IALS librarians are here to help. 

We offer free one-to-one sessions, giving practical advice on research tasks such as:  

  • Finding books, journal articles and other materials for a particular piece of research 
  • Advice on which database to use 
  • Constructing effective searches 
  • Identifying words and phrases for use in a search 
  • Narrowing your search results 
  • Finding foreign and international laws in print and online 
  • Citing resources using OSCOLA 

Who is it for? 

All postgraduate law students and academic researchers with a current IALS Library card or SAScard. 

Where / when does it take place? 

4th Floor, IALS Library (report to the Issue & Enquiry Desk). We offer appointments at the following times: 

Mondays 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30
Tuesdays 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30
Thursdays 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 

How can I book a place? 

Speak to staff at the 4th Floor Issue & Enquiry Desk or email ials@sas.ac.uk with brief details of what you would like to discuss and when you would like to attend.