LexisNexis Direct is the new look for Butterworths'
website. This combines Butterworths, Tolley and LexisNexis
products and services. The companies are a part of
the Reed Elsevier
provides access to full-text online legal, news and
business information services. The service is subscription
boast quite an impressive variety of services
on their site. Many of
the areas of the site are subscription based though.
Scotland also has some additional services including The Laws of Scotland Online (Stair Memorial Encyclopedia).
Online Catalogue and Bookshop provides access
to Butterworths' extensive list of publications and
allows you to purchase these books online.
SWEET & MAXWELL:
Maxwell is a part of the Thomson
Corporation and is the UK arm of its Legal
and Regulatory division. W
Green is the Scottish law publishing company of
Sweet & Maxwell.
A full list of the online
services is available on the S&M site. Further,
the home page
is a good introduction to the services offered by
S&M in the UK. The main services are detailed
The Alerter is a current awareness service for lawyers
which allows you to select the information you wish
to receive updates on.
New online resource for the legal community. A free to access, easy to use service, it is the new home of The Bar Directory online as well as The Expert Witness Directory. Legal Hub also features professional profiles, hot topic articles and details of our upcoming events.
Local Law UK is a service providing access to local
government law and featuring a current awareness
service on various topics.
WestLaw UK is a part of the West
Group and the US branch of this service is available
If you are a subscriber, log in here.
There is also an Intranet
Solutions service which firms can use.
As well as covering all areas of case and legislation
reporting, a current awareness service and access
to full text journals, the site also covers more
specific practice areas which now include:
Law (W Green)
Sweet & Maxwell has many online
newsletters on various legal topics which provide
indepth analysis of recent developments.
Sweet & Maxwell also own Current
Legal Information which suscribers can access
online. The Bar
Directory is now online in a joint venture with
Council of the Bar.
W Green has
been a primary scottish law publisher for over 100
years. More recently, it has joined the Thomson Corporation
and this has allowed it to expand its online services.
There is also a Current
Awareness Service for Criminal Law and Human Rights
as well as a section for students
which contains a guide to conducting legal research. Not to mention the West Law (Scots Law) service, through the WestLaw site mentioned above.