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    Subject Guide - Land and Property Management

    This page aims to point you in the right direction for the information you need to be successful in your studies.

    Finding books and journal articles

    Whether you want to find a book, an online journal article or other information start your search on HOLLY.

    If you want to know more about using journal articles in your work check out the Introducing Journals Guide

    Google Scholar is also a good place to search for articles. You can also just use it to search for case law.

    Other resources which may help you

    You can find these in our alphabetical list of databases:

    • Digimap - a mapping tool which allows you to adapt and annotate Ordnance Survey maps.
    • Estates Gazette Radius Data Exchange - online news, research and information service for the commercial property market.
    • iSurv - from RICS it includes contains full text information and documents on valuation, property, surveying, planning and construction, including the Red Book It also includes the RICS Rural Land Market Survey  which is useful if you are interested in land prices. and trends.
    • Lexis Library - search for case law, Scammell & Densham, All England Law Reports, Estates Gazette Law Reports as well as many other leading law and tax resources.
    • Access to Law- list of 26 sites offering various legal documentation. Some are subscription services we don't have access to, but many are free like Lands Tribunal: Search for Decisions

    You may also be interested in these journals:

    There is more access to thousands of ejournals on the A-Z title list

    HARLO (Harper Reading Lists Online)

    Check out lecturer recommended books, journals and websites on HARLO. Search by module code/title or just a keyword such as 'law'

    Useful websites

    • BAILLI - British and Irish case law and legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material
    • Legislation - searchable database of all UK acts. Includes Scotland, Ireland and Wales, managed by the National Archives.


    Try using RefWorks to help manage your references. References can be imported direct from both HOLLY and Google Scholar. If you want to learn how to use it, contact us or visit the Citing & Referencing page on our website.

    If you're not sure how to reference, use the Cite them Right tool to learn more about it.

    You can also borrow the Cite them right book in  (shelfmark 808.027/PEA)

    Off campus access

    You can access most of our resources off campus by logging in to My Account on HOLLY and using your Harper credentials. If you do this before you search or try to access e-resources, you will be automatically logged in to things you can access.

    The library offers you access to over thousands of print books, nearly 200,000 ebooks and over 70,000 online journals.

    If you need help in finding stuff for your assignment, or help with your dissy, we are here for you.

    Come and find us on the Welcome Desk near the library entrance, or you can email us, phone us or have a LiveChat during staffed hours.

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