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Journals are an important source of current information for academic research. Journals focus on a specific discipline or subject area, and each article, written by an expert in the field, will report or discuss new research.
Frequency of publication enables you to keep up-to-date with issues in your subject area.
Your library has a collection of print journals for this subject - check with the library staff if you're not sure where they are.
You also have access to online journals and journal articles - use the library search to find what you need.
If you'd like one to one support on how to use the library search or how to get the most out of journals, you can . book an appointment with a member of the library team
Key Print Journals for Law and Criminology
All print copies are based at St. Johns Library
Law, Sociology and Politics Review
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A comprehensive resource for law students; features lectures, articles, cases, statutes and revision notes.
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