Trial databases

The Library trials databases to get feedback on them from the University community and assess whether they should be added to the Library’s collection.

The database trials on the Library website are in line with the Collection Development and Management Policy and subject level collection statements.


We welcome your comments. Please feel free to send any feedback about our database trials to your subject librarian or the collection policy and development team.

Recommending resources

If you know of a resource you would like us to trial, please feel free to make a recommendation or talk to your subject librarian.

Current trials

  • Lexis China (Trial until 1 July 2020)


    Lexis China provides Chinese laws, regulations, case analysis, newsletters, articles, legal tools and e-books in Chinese and English translation.


  • Westlaw China (On trial until June 30, 2020)


    Westlaw China contains comprehensive laws and regulations, cases from the Supreme Court and provincial, local, and special courts, and select model contracts and legal journals from the People's Republic of China.

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