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Author
Pester, D.
Title
Finding legal information : a guide to print and electronic sources
Imprint
Oxford : Chandos
Year
2003
Pages
300 S
Isbn
1-84334-045-3 (pb)
1-84334-046-1 (hb)
Abstract
This book, covering the most up-to-date information sources (printed and electronic), helps guide the reader towards the specific legal information they need. Is an accessible and easy-to-use directory of legal information sources for librarians, lawyers, students and anyone needing legal information. Covers mainly British and European Union law and includes general material and the main subject areas, including online and Internet sources. Also lists reference material, such as legal dictionaries and directories. The book is essentially a directory of information sources, with publishing details (including ISBN), and short comments where useful. Electronic sources are mentioned where relevant, with details of scope and any limitations of coverage.
Content
Key Features - Comprehensive and up-to-date (covering electronic sources and important legal developments, including civil procedure and human rights) - Covers the massive expansion of information an the web and online services - Practical and easy-to-use The Author The author has worked at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and House of Lords Library in London. He currently works at the London Metropolitan University library. Readership The book is aimed at academic and law librarians. Lawyers and students will also find the book invaluable. Contents Introduction General and primary material - statutes, bills, statutory instruments, general law reports, finding tools, general legal journals, general legal web sites and online services Main subject areas (includes established texts and substantial works only; reference to the most important and electronic legal sources) - banking/financial services; civil procedure/courts/legal system; constitutional/ administrative/public law/human rights; criminal law; employment law; environmental law; equity and trusts; European Union law; family law; land law/property law; to rts Reference material - dictionaries, directories, research guides Main legal publishers Indexes-legal and author indexes
Theme
Informationsmittel
Field
Rechtswissenschaft

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