Trial ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection

By Victoria Bird|April 9, 2013|Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Law, Politics and International Relations|0 comments

We currently have trial access to the ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection until 7 July 2013. The trial provides access to the following resources, in addition to those the Library already currently subscribes to from ProQuest: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) (1987 – current) ERIC (1966 – current) PAIS International (1914 – current) PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (1871 – current) ProQuest Criminal Justice (1981 – current) ProQuest

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Keeping up-to-date with law blogs

By Gerald Power|March 26, 2013|Law|0 comments

Blawg Search provides an effective and digestible way of keeping up-to-date with the latest posts from approximately 4000 law blogs i.e. blawgs!  The search is provided by the US information service Justia.  It is easy to use.  Much of the content covered is from the US, but about 400 blogs from other countries are included, e.g. China, Bangladesh, India, The Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, among others.  Law blogs are

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Electronic version of the Official Journal of the European Union

By Gerald Power|March 22, 2013|Law|0 comments

From 1st July 2013, the electronic version of the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) will be legally valid and authentic.  Read the press release from the EU Publications Office.  The EU Commission wants to improve citizens’ access to the law and to their rights.  Before July, only the print version is authentic. The OJ has been available in print and electronic form for many years.  It can be

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South Asia – January and February 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 8, 2013|South Asia|0 comments

Gujarati communities across the globe : memory, identity and continuity / edited by Sharmina Mawani and Anjoom Mukadam. Bamboo : the wonderful grass / by G.K. Ghosh. Dalits and environment : a critical analysis / D.V. Rao, P. Lakshmi. Narrative noodles : essays on Indian novels in English / C.L. Khatri. A report on the preservation of Buddhist monuments at Bamiyan in Afghanistan / by B.B. Lal and R. Sengupta ; edited

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By Gerald Power|January 23, 2013|Law, Unknown|0 comments

New on GlobaLex A new research guide to the legal system of the Kingdom of Nepal has recently been published on GlobaLex, a website from New York University which offers a range of scholarly guides to international, comparative and foreign law.  Recently updated guides on GlobalLex include ones for Singapore and Namibia.

Commonwealth Legal Information Institute

By Gerald Power|January 11, 2013|Law|0 comments

Commonlii – the Commonwealth Legal Information Institute – is a useful way to keep up to-date with quality-assured and freely available content for law on the web.  Many jurisdictions in Africa and Asia are included. Notable recent growth areas for this content are: India – a number of databases for the states and territories of India, provided by the Legal Information Institute of India Uganda – recent judgments of the

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Award-winning law blog for England and Wales

By Gerald Power|January 11, 2013|Law, Unknown|0 comments

Current Awareness is a blog on the law of England and Wales from the Inner Temple Library, which includes details of new case law, changes to legislation, and a round-up of legal news. The blog is updated daily and readers can sign up for a daily e-mail alert. Popular tags include sentencing, police, human rights, terrorism and murder. The blog is aimed at lawyers but anyone can view it on

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Law – June to November 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 17, 2012|Law|0 comments

The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Law Making Legal History : Approaches and Methodologies / edited by Anthony Musson and Chantal Stebbings. [Available as an e-book from Dawsonera] Ottoman Nizamiye courts : law and modernity / Avi Rubin. Financial regulation in Africa : an assessment of financial integration arrangements in African emerging and frontier markets / Iwa Salami. Feminist perspectives on equity and trusts / edited by Susan Scott-Hunt and Hilary

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Development Studies – November 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 13, 2012|Development Studies|0 comments

Politics from afar : transnational diasporas and networks / [edited by ] Terrence Lyons and Peter Mandaville. Basic water science / Ajaya Dixit. The Communist revolution in Asia; tactics, goals, and achievements. Edited by Robert A. Scalapino.  The Elgar companion to development studies / edited by David Alexander Clark. [Also available as an e-book from Dawsonera] Decoding subaltern politics : ideology, disguise, and resistance in agrarian politics / James C.

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Introduction to IALS Electronic Resources

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 28, 2012|Law|0 comments

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library are offering training sessions for Postgraduate Law Students throughout the Autumn term: Demonstration Sessions Come along to one of our demonstration sessions at IALS (17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR) to find out about the range of electronic databases available at IALS Library. Each session aims to demonstrate: • how to get access to databases on the Electronic Law Library • how to get an

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