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Business, Law and Politics: Finding books, ebooks & journal articles

My Reading Lists

The MyReadingLists system will let you look up online lists of books, journals and websites your lecturers expect you to read for your lectures and seminars:

New to MyreadingLists?

Find out how to look up your module reading lists in the Getting Started With Your Studies section of KLaSS:

The Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

Legal journal titles and other publications often appear as abbreviations in citations and references. Many titles can share the same initials, so this can be confusing. The Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations is a free to use tool that tells you which titles match which set of initials:

When you know the title of the journal you need, you can use Library Search to see if it is held at King's:

New to using Library Search?

You can find online tutorials on using Library Search to find books and journals around your subject. Find them in the Getting Started With Your Studies section of KLaSS:

Books and articles in King's libraries - BLP

Library Services provides a range of books and online journals to support your studies and research. All of our print books, and most journal articles can be located with Library Search:

New to using Library Search?

You can find online tutorials on using Library Search to find books and journals around your subject. Find them in the Getting Started With Your Studies section of KLaSS:

Key Classmarks for your subject - BLP

  • H - Social Sciences   
  • HA - Statistics
  • HD - Industry
  • HF - Commerce
  • HG - Economics
  • HJ - Public Finance
  • HM - Sociology

Books on your subject can be found at:

  • KD1621-1630 - Commercial law
  • KD1554-1920 - Contract law
  • KD 3930-4645 - Constitutional and Administrative law
  • KD2435 - Construction law
  • KD7850-8090 - Criminal law
  • KJ-KKZ - EU law
  • KD1261-1450 - Intellectual property
  • JX-JZ - International law
  • KD3395-3417 - Medical law and ethics
  • HV - State crime
  • KD5351-5605 - Tax law
  • KD1941-2004 - Tort law

Books on your subject can be found at:

  • H - Social Sciences  
  • HA - Statistics
  • HF - Political economy
  • HG - Economics
  • HV - Social Policy and Public Welfare.  Crime
  • J - Political Science
  • JC - Political Theory
  • JX - International Law
  • JZ - International Relations

Books on your subject can be found at:

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Online book collections

These online book collections won't be searched by Library Search but contain thousands of titles on a huge variety of subjects. Check each collection's description for details of borrowing procedures and limitations.

Don't forget: You can browse the full range of databases and resources with the A-Z databases list:

New to using ebooks?

You can find online tutorials on locating, opening and reading ebooks available at King's. Find them in the Getting Started With Your Studies section of KLaSS: