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Law Subject Guide (West Suffolk College): Online resources / Websites

Introduction

Online Resources / Websites / Social Media

In addition to accessing information from academic resources, such as databases and journals, there is a wealth of knowledge available from government and professional bodies on the internet.

Whilst it is still important to make sure you critically evaluate sources from the internet, links provided in this guide can help point you in the right direction. 

Podcasts

Looking for a way to learn more about your subject area without reading?  Consider listening to podcasts that may help to increase your knowledge. 

Podcasts vary in quality, frequency and reliability, so make sure you evaluate them before using the information for an assignment.

People / Organisations to follow on Twitter

Twitter is a great way to keep up-to-date
with important organisations and notable professionals within your subject area.  Consider following the following
people / organisations:

@GOVUK = Government website
@GdnLaw = Guardian Law
@lawsocgazette = Law Society Gazette
@LSHumanRights = Law Society
@BBCnews = BBC News
@BBCPolitics = BBC politics
@guardiannews = Guardian news
@Telepolitics = Telegraph politics
@Timeslaw  = The Times Law
@UKParliament = Parliament site
@ukhomeoffice = Home Office site
@thebarcouncil = The Bar Council
@UKSupremecourt =  Supreme Court

 

Attribution

All images included in this guide are available from Flickr through Creative Commons licensing CC-BY-2.0