Searching law journals for HR articles


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  • Searching law journals for HR articles

    1. 1. Anything for me inlaw journals?Introducing IFLP & ILPElizabeth WellsBodleian Law LibraryJuly 2012
    2. 2. OSS if OxLIP+ off campusType in legal periodicals
    3. 3. 3 ResultsIFLP or Index to Foreign Legal PeriodicalsILP or Index to Legal Periodicals[ILP retrospective 1908-1981]
    4. 4. What is IFLP? Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Produced at Berkeley Law Library for The American Association of Law Libraries journal articles, congress reports, essay collections, and book reviews Coverage 1985- updates 1/4lyPer year: over 500 law journals over 80 individually published collections of legal essays, conferences etc
    5. 5. “Foreign” Subjects “Foreign” jurisdictions (ie not UK, USA, Australia, Canada, NZ) Public international law So looks at eg George Washington International Law Review (USA) Comparative law Religious legal systems Socialist law Private International Law
    6. 6. Foreign languages Materials in Greek, Cyrillic, and East Asian vernacular are Romanized according to Library of Congress standards. Arabic and Hebrew titles are translated into English or French.
    7. 7. Basic search tips “needed for phrase” Author searches: last name, + first initial of first name eg Smith, W or last name only eg Wolfrum Diacritical marks (accent, tilde, umlaut, etc.) NOT required eg Über or Uber
    8. 8. Author: Buergenthal
    9. 9. Author results refined by HR, sorted by Date Save toolsFoot of eachresults page
    10. 10. Whateveryou put inthe notes field
    11. 11. US Speak!MyHeinfree onlineregistration
    12. 12. KeywordSearch
    13. 13. Utility ? depends - certainly restrictsnumber of results, above search34 contrasted with 108
    14. 14. Using Subjectsbutton
    15. 15. Subject : Children  1693 (??) matches  Sort – by drop down menu  Refine – by choices in left hand column  Search within results button
    16. 16. Search within Children id(94) Search Syntax “ “ phrases Combine Terms with BOOLEAN AND, OR, NOT, Proximity ~ 10 etc. Click Search Syntax for online help
    17. 17. New so not error free But eager to do better!
    18. 18. What is ILP?Index to Legal Periodicals About 1,000 English language law journals Published in USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia , NZ, Singapore & Netherlands (Kluwer & Brill eg African journal of legal studies)
    19. 19. SU human rights + AB + date sort
    20. 20. Redressing the Anglo- American bias? Could also be more current than IFLP/ILP Library of Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law Peace Palace Library, The HagueBUT may need inter-library loans
    21. 21. Scroll down tofind subject area
    22. 22. VR 15.5.1: Indigenous peoples Click on title then copy and pasteSource into SOLO
    23. 23. Peace Palace Library Table of contents (TOC) service 450 journals Most recent results at foot Copy and paste journal title into SOLO to see if Oxford holds the journal or book in which the article appeared.