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Environmental Law: Home

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying environmental law at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for environmental law, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.

Environmental law & justice: quick start

Holders of an Oxford SSO may find some or all of the following useful starting points

Available to anyone with access to the internet are:

Looking for a Reading List title?

When you search SOLO for books on your Reading List you may find that the location is shown as Law Library Reserve Collection. These titles are available to all categories of readers, but are shelved in a discrete run on Level 2, the level at which you enter the library. Please ask a librarian for  further directions when you are in the Law Library, the Enquiry Desk is just inside the library gate.

Finding commentary

You will find environmental law resources in various parts of the Bodleian Law Library's collection, depending on the jurisdiction, legal system, or the type of material that interests you.

Books dealing with UK environmental law are classified KN 94 to KN 98, on Level 2 the entrance level to the library.
Books on public international environmental law are classified as Internat 610, on Level 3. (Books in Internat 570 International Human Rights and Internat 630 law of the sea may also have useful chapters.)

The books page in this guide has further help and always feel able to ask for help when in the Law Library

NB Take note of the location of the results of your SOLO searches, as this subject may take you on a voyage of discovery to other parts of the Bodleian - as below

SOLO searches may well reveal useful material in other Bodleian Libraries.

Below are introductory guides to the Social Science Library (eg your research may border on politics and/or economics), and the Radcliffe Science Library.

Related Bodleian guides

Key Libraries