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Some articles will be available in fulltext, others will be abstracts only - check the Library Catalogue to see if there is an alternative fulltext version available elsewhere.
Westlaw International Materials is available under the Services tab - here you can access international and US materials including over 200 US journals covering comparative topics. See Solent's Westlaw tutorial for more information.
On LexisLibrary, use the Journals tab and select Journals from the left to search just fulltext articles.
Use the Journals Index to find more results, but some will be abstracts only - check the Library Catalogue to see if there is an alternative fulltext version available elsewhere.
Use International Journals for further comparative articles.
Locate foreign materials using the Sources tab - use Browse Sources, select a country and a category. Tick the required sources and then OK-Continue to search.
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Primary legislation (i.e. the Treaties which established the European Communities and the various amending Treaties) can be found on Westlaw or EUR-Lex.
The official source for EU secondary legislation is the Official Journal (OJ), available from EUR-Lex. There are three series – C, L and S. From 1990 onwards, copies of the OJ (C), which contains proposed legislation and cases, and the OJ(L), which contains legislation, can be accessed via Westlaw.
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a free service provided by the European Commission that allows you to search and follow the major stages of the decision-making process between the Commission and the other institutions.
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You can also find judgments in the European Human Rights Reports (EHRR) via Westlaw.
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