Library Databases for International Law Sarah Crofts Senior Academic Services Librarian Law and Criminology 1st November 2011
By the end of this session, you will be able to: Use Lexis Sources and Lexis Explore to find international materials, Search for international journal articles and cases using Lexis, Set up alerts in Lexis and save searches, Use Westlaw Services to find international materials, Search for international materials by citation, name or topic, Use connectors to improve search Find material not held in the University Library.
Portal: Library & IT tab
Portal: Library Databases
Lexis Library: International materials2. BROWSE SOURCES 1. SOURCES3. Select International then International Court of Justice Decisions, Combined
Find these materials? Which cases are available for India? What legislation is available for South Africa? What are the group sources of cases for Canada?
Answers Supreme Court of India Cases, combined Law Reports of India Reported series Law Reports of India Unreported serieso Butterworths Statutes of South AfricaCanada Federal Court ReportsCanadian CasesRecueil des arrets de la Cour federale du Canada
Lexis: International Materials – US Law Journal articles
Lexis Library: Saving a search
Lexis Library:Saving a search as an Alert
Lexis Library: My Research – Search History
Lexis Library: My Research – Saved Searches
Lexis Library: My Research - Alerts
Lexis Library: Updates
Westlaw home page
Westlaw home page logged in
Westlaw International: Search by citation or name of source International Court of Justice1955 ICJ Rep 4
Westlaw International: Search theWestlaw Directory to find sources
Search the selected databases - use the connectors Supremacy & “international law”
Results –Edit search if there are too many results
Edit search if there are too many results SUPREMACY /S "INTERNATIONAL LAW" & MONIST
Westlaw and Lawtel Student Rep Westlaw and Lawtel Student Representative: Shane Hughes Find him in Student Support Room near Library Counter or contact him on: WestlawStudentRep@gre.ac.uk He is here Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.00- 12.00
Sessions with Lexis and Westlaw trainers 22nd November 2011: Lexis: 12.00-13.00 (instead of your seminar). Westlaw (voluntary): Advanced session: 10.00-11.00 Advanced test: 11.00-12.00 Intermediate session: 14.00-15.00 Please sign up for Westlaw session(s): Advanced Westlaw training session and test link: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/ibjos Intermediate Westlaw training session link: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/ijwzn All sessions in D145.
Material not held by UoG library Journal articles, Books, Theses Some finding tools: COPAC: http://copac.ac.uk/ SUNCAT: http://www.suncat.ac.uk/ Index to Theses: see A-Z list on Library & IT page Use SCONUL to visit libraries with items you need, see http://www.access.sconul.ac.uk/ Use our ILL system to request items.
Thank you Law and Criminology/Criminal Justice Senior Academic Services Librarian: Sarah Crofts Blog: http://blogs.gre.ac.uk/lawcrim/ Email: email@example.com, x9078 Information & Library Service Blog: http://uoglibrary.blogspot.com Twitter for latest news: http://twitter.com/UoGlibraries