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Law Library Resources

Westlaw UK has collaborated with the best in the legal business, working flexibly to ensure that users have an unbeatable library of legal information – accessible any time, anywhere. 

HeinOnline is a premiere online product with more than 100 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in legal history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,000 law and law-related periodicals.

LawPavilion is a leading legal IT Research Tools provider whose existence serves to help Lawyers, Judges and Law firms make the most of their legal practice through the provision of cutting edge IT Solutions for the Legal Industry.

A digital library of thousands of copy-and-paste, already done for you legal materials and resources with over 12,000 Case Summaries, thousands of Ratios and Google-type search engine. A Username and Password is required !

More than 84,000 e-Books, Ebrary provides content products, which include handbooks, e-books, manuals, reports and other authoritative documents. You are bound to find loads of e-books.

JSTOR online resources offers users full text issues of core journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. It is basically made up of content on back issues

The African Law Library is one of the three flagship programs of the African Innovation Foundation (AIF). The online Library grew out of AIF vision to promote access to law, social justice and good governance across Africa.

The AHRJ publishes peer-reviewed contributions dealing with human rights related topics of relevance to Africa, Africans and scholars of Africa. 

The African Human Rights Law Reports contains legal decisions of relevance to human rights law in Africa. These include selected domestic decisions from the whole continent, as well as the decisions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the United Nations treaty bodies, dealing with African countries. The Reports are fully indexed, to facilitate access and make research easy. 

AfricanLII is a project of Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town. AfricanLII seeks to promote free access to law and open justice in Africa with partners in Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

CLII provides free access to the legal materials of 59 Commonwealth and common law jurisdictions 

The Doing Business law library, a World Bank project, is the largest free online collection of business laws and regulations with links to official government sources, where possible. 

JurisAfrica is an online law reporting service, the property of Africa Law Reporter Online. It is the product of several years of work and effort by its founder Mr. Justice Francis M. Ssekandi, former Justice of Appeal in Uganda.

Kenya Law provides free access to laws of Kenya and a wide range of case law and publications. 

This site collects online sources for legal materials from the United States, Canada and Mexico. 

LII is committed to providing free and open access to legal materials. The LII publishes electronic versions of core materials in numerous areas of the law. Kenya Law

The Library of Congress has created compendium of research guides for a wide range of countries.

NLII provides free access to legal information in Nigeria including legislation, case law and journal articles. 

Hosted by Sabinet, the open access resource is compiled from information in Sabinet’s legal databases.

Institutional repository of the School of Law, Case Western Reserve University.

SAFLII is an online repository of legal information from South Africa that aims to promote the rule of law and judicial accountability by publishing legal material for open access in line with the objectives of the global Free Access to Law Movement. SAFLII also hosts legal materials from other countries in the region, which are obtained through partnerships and collaborative efforts with governments, courts, law societies and more recently through linking to other Legal Information Institutes being established in these regions. 

WorldLII is a free, independent and non-profit global legal research facility developed collaboratively by the following Legal Information Institutes and other organizations. 

A list of open access resources across multiple disciplines

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