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Searching law journals for HR articles Searching law journals for HR articles Presentation Transcript

  • Anything for me inlaw journals?Introducing IFLP & ILPElizabeth WellsBodleian Law LibraryJuly 2012
  • OSS if OxLIP+ off campusType in legal periodicals
  • 3 ResultsIFLP or Index to Foreign Legal PeriodicalsILP or Index to Legal Periodicals[ILP retrospective 1908-1981]
  • 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
  • “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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Author: Buergenthal
  • Author results refined by HR, sorted by Date Save toolsFoot of eachresults page
  • Whateveryou put inthe notes field
  • US Speak!MyHeinfree onlineregistration
  • KeywordSearch
  • Utility ? depends - certainly restrictsnumber of results, above search34 contrasted with 108
  • Using Subjectsbutton
  • Subject : Children  1693 (??) matches  Sort – by drop down menu  Refine – by choices in left hand column  Search within results button
  • Search within Children id(94) Search Syntax “ “ phrases Combine Terms with BOOLEAN AND, OR, NOT, Proximity ~ 10 etc. Click Search Syntax for online help
  • New so not error free But eager to do better!
  • 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)
  • SU human rights + AB + date sort
  • 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
  • Scroll down tofind subject area
  • VR 15.5.1: Indigenous peoples Click on title then copy and pasteSource into SOLO
  • 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.