This page pulls together resources, videos and links for a Squire Law Library induction at the beginning of the academic year. They include:
A short video explaining how the books are organised in the Squire Law Library.
Below is a short (2 mins 30 secs) Youtube video to show you how to use the MFDs devices in the Squire Law Library.
The University Library now offers a Scan and Deliver service for staff and students of the University.
Due to copyright restrictions requests must be for the purpose of personal research or study only.
Requests can be for one chapter of a book, or one article from a journal, from material held in the modern collections at the UL (special collections are excluded). It is possible to request up to 5 scans in a 24 hour period.
More details are available on the UL website.
It is also now possible to request material from the UL Special Collections. Further information available here.
Academic staff: please continue to forward any requests for scans for teaching (i.e. for Moodle) to your Faculty or Departmental Library. Scans for teaching are provided under the University's Copyright Licensing Agency licence and therefore need to be managed in a different way.
The Squire Law Library is on the top-three floors of the law faculty (known as the David Williams Building) on the Sidgwick Site.
This facility allows you to virtually walk around the building and get a sense of the space and facilities.
A five minute video on using Westlaw at Cambridge University.
Some of your reading lists will be on a platform called Reading Lists Online (RLO). This allows you to see which are required readings and which are further readings and enables you to click through to ebooks and see print availability. Here is a short video explaining how to access materials through RLO.
The iDiscover catalogue pulls together the data from over 100 libraries within the University of Cambridge. This gives you access to a vast amount of resources. You can access both print and electronic materials and maintain your library account.
Below are virtual versions of our leaflets:
This short video, produced by the Engineering Library, shows how to change the setting in your Google account so you can click through to Cambridge subscriptions.
The University Library is now offering a click and collect service for books held in the UL's modern collections. The service is currently open to University students and staff. Further information is available on the UL's website.
A short video is available below: