Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
About the library
The national research library for law - with over 300,000 legal texts, online databases and focused legal research projects.
IALS has one of the largest law research libraries in Europe. It is particularly rich in the law of the UK, Commonwealth and European countries, the USA and EU, as well as foreign, international and comparative law. IALS also manages several legal archive collections.
British Library inter-library loan codes
For an explanation of these codes, and for more information on arranging inter-library loans, see the inter-library loans page on the British Library website.
Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? Yes.
Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? Yes - subject to the library's local lending policy. See their website for details. You must request an inter-library loan via a library of which you are a member. Talk to your own library staff for advice on ordering an item.
Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes - see the library's website for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance, to ensure that they can accommodate you and that the material you need will be available.
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