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Law: Blogs and Updates

How to find law reports, journal articles and other sources of legal information

Law Blogs

A brief selection of blogs of use to UK legal research

Email updates and current awareness searches

The Lexis Library allows you to set up email alerts for new cases, legislation and articles.

  • Go to the 'My Research' tab once logged in
  • Use the 'Update Wizard' to determine subject area and type of material (cases, news, articles etc)

Both the Lexis Library and Westlaw UK can be used to keyword search news updates. For both:

  • Go to 'Current Awareness'
  • and search by keyword

Westlaw UK current awareness can also be browsed by subject.

Updates on Journal Articles

The Zetoc Alerts service from the British Library can be used set up email alerts of contents listings of new journal issues.

Select journals from subject lists to receive details of issues as they are added by the British Library. Alerts based on author names or title keywords are also possible.

For an alternative approach, check journal publisher pages for alerting services.