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Law: Journals and Databases

This guide brings together key resources for the study of Law at University College Cork.

Journals and eJournals


Find specific electronic & print journals by searching the Journal Portal  

What is an Academic Journal?

A 'periodical' or 'serial' = any publication published regularly (includes magazines, newspapers, newsletters).

A ‘scholarly’/academic’ journal:  periodical containing research articles, that is peer-reviewed, and aimed at researchers.

Peer review: every paper/article submitted to the journal is reviewed by independent experts. Papers are accepted/rejected based on quality.


If you need  help using any of these databases please contact your Liaison Librarian at


For information about Newspapers in UCC Library, and newspapers available through Library databases, see the Newspapers Guide.


For access to UCC theses and theses from other Universities refer to the Theses Guide