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Student Resources

Take the fast track to success with all the resources available to you at the Inner Temple Library.

Chat and Library Tours

We offer informal tours of the Library with an opportunity to chat with a librarian. Users can ask at the Enquiry Point for a tour, or book a tour by contacting Book your tour early to get a choice of freebies from the database suppliers.

Lunchtime Sessions

A series of lunchtime sessions will take place in October to help with your legal research skills.

6 October – updating your research – a crucial skill for passing your exams and for success in practice:

13 October – free sources of UK law – finding authoritative free internet sources mainly for the UK but with a few other jurisdictions included:

20 October – business information for lawyers – for when you need non-legal materials and you don’t know where to look:

27 October – ECHR website – all you need to know about the website and what it contains:

White Book Training on Westlaw

The Library has organised training on using the White Book on Westlaw via MS Teams. This will take place on Tuesday 10 October from 5.00pm to 5.45pm. Please register your place via this link.

Database Training

On 13 September and 15 November at 5.00pm the Library has organised training on Westlaw. This will be via Teams and attendees will earn Westlaw UK Certification. To attend please register below:

13 September from 5.00pm to 6.00pm:
Click here to register

15 November from 5.00pm to 6.00pm:
Click here to register

On 20 September and 11 October at 5.00pm the Library has organised training on Lexis via Teams.

20 September from 5.00pm to 6.00pm:
Join on your computer, mobile app or room device:
Click here to join the meeting
Meeting ID: 261 134 031 38
Passcode: YZsC6A

11 October from 5.00pm to 6.00pm:
Join on your computer, mobile app or room device:
Click here to join the meeting
Meeting ID: 230 186 551 195
Passcode: efFgHD

New Students’ Introductory Evenings

The Librarian and Deputy Librarian will be attending the introductory evenings for new students on 19 and 29 September. They will be on the panel of speakers as well as being available to answer questions at the reception.

One-to-One Training

Library staff are available to provide one-to-one training on using databases, researching legal topics, and other aspects of legal research. Enquiries should be sent to

Qualifying Sessions

Library staff will be involved in the qualifying sessions on legal research on the 16 September and 18 October. Enquiries about bookings should be made to the Education & Training Department via the website or via Julia Armfield.


There are several guides on legal research and using the Library on the Library’s website.

Useful Resources

Glossary of Legal Terms

Learn for Free
There is a huge amount of free learning materials available online. We have compiled a list of free courses, lectures and other learning resources, from interactive courses spanning several weeks to quick introductory tasters.

Document Supply

We can supply copies of law reports, journal articles and chapters from books to scan/email.  This is available to student members of the Inner Temple who are enrolled on a Bar course.

Keeping Current

Our Current Awareness blog is intended to provide up-to-date information on new case law, changes in legislation, and legal news in England and Wales. The content is selected and updated daily by information professionals at Inner Temple Library.

“… always interesting and a great resource.”