LexisNexis announces upgrade to Lexis®Library

LexisNexis logoSubject to a successful release, a number of ‘cosmetic’ changes to Lexis®Library take effect on
Saturday 5th December.

LexisNexis have reported the following improvements to Lexis®Library:

  • A more intuitive search experience.The Explore search box moves to the heart of the homepage and includes content filters.
  • A tidier, bigger, better display of results. Single results list opens up the page, with filtering in one place and the option to deliver multiple documents.
  • The option to search across ALL subscribed UK legal content. In one place for the first time, including both Lexis®Library and LexisPSL content included in the search results.
  • Glossary searches move to the home page. Get quick access to over 3,300 legal terms.”

Please see the new Academic User Guide for updated product guidance.

Staff at the Help Desk in the Taylor Library are happy to help with any questions regarding the changes to Lexis®Library.

Elaine Shallcross
Information Consultant, Law & Business

Scottish Government testing prototype website

The Scottish Government is currently testing how it presents information online. They have chosen to test the topic of “Law Order and Public Safety”. The prototype site is available at: https://alpha.scotland.gov.uk/government/topics/law-order-public-safety and it will run from now until the end of February. There is a feedback form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/website-prototype.

Posted on behalf of Alison Steed (a.steed@abdn.ac.uk)
Principal Information Assistant
European Documentation Centre


HeinOnline’s Foreign and International Law Resources Database upgraded

HeinOnline has upgraded its Foreign and International Law Resources Database (FILRD). There is a new Part V: Court of Justice of the European Communities, and significantly enhanced Part IV that now includes the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes.

For more information see http://heinonline.org/HeinDocs/HOLFILRD.pdf.

Elaine Shallcross