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Law and Legal Studies Libguide

SETU Library’s Libguides Collection includes a guide specifically centred on Law and Legal Studies resources. This comprehensive guide provides an overview of this library’s printed and electronic resources – spanning Law Reports, books, E-books, Journals and E-journals. Additionally this guide outlines databases and websites relevant to Law and legal Studies. Access this guide through the ‘Support and Guides’ tab on the Library Homepage.

E-books: An Introduction

E-books is one of several guides which make up SETU Libguides Collection. Designed to help and inform, these guides cover a range of library related topics.

E-books are books in digital format. Our library gives you access to tens of thousands of e-books, makes them available to you 24/7 and covers subject areas reflected in our study programmes. Our E-book collection is available to access through our website giving you the option to access these resources off campus, at times which suit you.

This guide, E-books provides an overview of what E-books are and how these library resources can support your learning needs. Included within this guide, discover information and tips on how to navigate Ebook Central, the library’s principal E-book platform. In addition, learn how to read and download from Ebook Central to a range of different devices. This guide explains how to get started setting up your E-book Central account, providing instructions on how to create your own personal virtual bookshelf!

Navigate our colourful topic videos and follow our clearly explained instructions to get started with your E-book experience at SETU Library.
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Introduction to SETU Carlow Library

Introduction to SETU Carlow Library is part of the Library’s LibGuides Collection accessible on the Library’s website. Across this online collection, find information about the extensive range of library services and facilities available to support you in your learning. The LibGuides Collection also includes subject focussed guides designed to outline and highlight helpful and relevant library resources related to your chosen area of study. 

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SETU Carlow Institutional Repository

The SETU Carlow Institutional Repository ( is an online, open access collection of research output by academic staff, researchers and students of SETU Carlow. The content is made fully and freely available in accordance with copyright holder permissions. Research materials are centrally stored and preserved and the open access repository showcases the University’s intellectual output. Open access to the results of research enhances the visibility and the impact of the work, the author and SETU Carlow.

As the material is freely available online to anybody with access to the Internet, the potential readership of open access articles far exceeds that of articles where the full text is restricted to subscribers. This increased visibility can result in raising profiles and citations for researchers.

The SETU Carlow Institutional Repository holds peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed research output from the University including: journal articles, conference items, reports, reviews and working papers. All new research Masters and Doctoral theses awarded by the University, and not covered by embargo, are also made available on the SETU Carlow Institutional Repository.

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