IALS has two WiFi networks: uol-conferences Internet only access and IALS Lib for Internet and e-resources access.  

Visitors are welcome to bring their own laptops, phones and tablets to connect to WiFi. Access if freely avaliable to all one-day and permanent library or SAScard holders. 

Software Applications Help

IALS provides a variety of software applications for use our public PCs.  

If you need help with using Word, Powerpoint or Excel, please ask for I.T. staff at the Issue & Enquiry Desk.

Database Access

All IALS PCs have full access to online databases such as BAILII, Westlaw, Lexis Library and Heinonline.  

The Academic Services team provide hands-on sessions in how to use Lexis Library and Westlaw during the autumn term, with one-to-one appointments for dissertation research from January onwards each year.


For in-depth software training,  IALS runs one-to-one and group sessions in using Microsoft Word for dissertations for academic users of the library.  

One-to-one appointments can be made throughout the year with group sessions running during summer months.  

Page last updated: 15th December 2020