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Law

For the subject area Law, the Mannheim University Library provides you with literature, access to databases, and further search options.

Come and attend one of our numerous courses if you want to learn how to make better use of our subject-specific resources and services or if you want to improve your academic research and writing skills. You may also schedule an individual appointment.

Research

Databases

Databases on German Law

Beck-online
Tutorials on searching the beck-online database: beck-online (Youtube, only available in German)

JURION

Juris
Tutorials on using the juris database: juris (Youtube, only available in German)

Landesrecht Baden-Württemberg

Databases on European Law

EUR-Lex
Tutorials: EUR-Lex (Youtube)

Databases on International and Foreign Law

Kluwer Arbitration

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

Nexis
Choose the link Lexis-Nexis Academic to search for legal information.

Thomson Reuters Westlaw
To search in Westlaw’s Law Journals, choose the link All Content.
Under Browse, open the Link Secondary Sources in the All Content-Tab. Then you can narrow your search to Law Reviews & Journals under Publication Type in the left-hand column.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law

More Databases

Use the Database-Infosystem (DBIS) to find more legal databases and databases on other subject areas.

E-journals

The e-journals for the subject Law can be found in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) and the Primo catalog.

Subject-specific Internet resources

Virtual Law Library (Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Recht)
The Virtual Law Library, amongst a number of other services, registers free legal web resources. You can either search the collection or browse by subject, country or resource type.

Locating resources

In the Schloss Ehrenhof Library you will find literature on Law, which you can use on site. The media are freely accessible and arranged according to subject areas. Borrowing from this stock is only possible for academic staff of the University of Mannheim.

In the Central Lending Library at Schloss Westflügel you can find more literature on Law which you can borrow with your ecUM or your Library Card.

In the textbook collection at the Schloss Westflügel, the most important textbooks are available for loan in multiple copies to students of the University of Mannheim and cooperating institutions.

The literature available at the University Library can be searched for in the Primo catalog.

Courses and Tutorials

We offer courses on research skills in the subject area law on a regular basis. You can access our tutorials online at any time. You may also schedule an individual appointment.

Academic Writing and Research

Dr. Marion von Francken-Welz
Subject Librarian for Law
Schloss Ehrenhof, Room M 305
+49 621 181 3024
In case of absence please contact:
My library account Available Seats Opening Hours Information & Advice Chat (Mon-Fri 10am-6pm)
InfoCenter
+49 621 181 2948
Schloss Schneckenhof West
D 68131 Mannheim
Germany