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LLM seminar 3 2011-12

LLM seminar 3 2011-12






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    • 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
    • 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 AfricaCanada Federal Court ReportsCanadian CasesRecueil des arrets de la Cour federale du Canada
    • Lexis: International Materials – US Law Journal articles
    • Lexis Explore
    • 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 Profile
    • Westlaw home page
    • Westlaw home page logged in
    • Westlaw International
    • 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
    • Revised Results
    • 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:  cs02@gre.ac.uk, x9078 Information & Library Service  Blog: http://uoglibrary.blogspot.com  Twitter for latest news: http://twitter.com/UoGlibraries