The Library subscribes to the following legal databases, journals and law reports. Access to subscription-based resources is only available in the Library apart from Bloomsbury Professional Online, Lexis PSL and PLI+ which can be accessed remotely upon application to the Library. Frequently used resources which do not require a subscription are also included in this list and are indicated as [free].
The Library is currently closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, but will be reopening for one week on 13 July as part of a rota with the other three Inn libraries. Opening hours will be 10am to 4pm with measures and restrictions put in place to ensure the health and safety of members and staff. In order to adhere to government guidance on social distancing, the number of members allowed into the library at any one time will be restricted. Full details can be found here.
This selection of free legal websites is intended as a signpost for barristers, pupils and students conducting electronic research. More comprehensive lists of resources are available on the portals and gateway sites detailed below. The Library also subscribes to a number of databases, which are for in-library use only. Please refer to the E-Resources and e-books page for more information.
Investigating the recordkeeping practises of earlier generations at the Inn and the how documents gradually moved from the Treasury to their final home in the Archive Repository.
The following is a selection of sources of information about the institutions, legislation and case law of the European Union itself and portals, gateways and databases which include information from a number of Members States.
Archive of European Integration (AEI) Research materials on the topic of European integration and unification, including official European Community and European Union documents. Managed by the University of Pittsburgh.
This is a list of selected smart phone apps which are useful for legal practitioners. Please remember that this is a guide only – prices and features are subject to change, and none of these apps should be understood to replace official sources of information.
These links provide members with a guide to relevant information regarding the legal site of the UK’s referendum and Brexit from various mostly free sources. Links are regularly updated.
The Bar Council
While our catalogue is not available for public consultation, listed below are the majority of the series held by the Middle Temple Archive, with dates of coverage, divided into administrative sections. This is intended to enable researchers to assess the archive's resources and narrow their enquiries.
Under Treasurer and Chief Executive