Law & Policy Resources MISSION STATEMENT Our mission is to fosters excellence in legal education and research at the Department of Law and Policy, Lahore University of Management Sciences through a process of continuous evaluations and improvement in library services and collections, to be evidenced by appropriate changes in the utilization of staff, space and technology, by enhanced access to information resources, and by the formulation of strategic partnerships.
Law & Policy Resources LAW RESOURCE IN LUMS LIBRARY To fulfill our mission statement , we strive to provide variety of resources on different subject areas of law to help the faculty and students of Law & Policy department . The breakup of law resource in LUMS Library is given below: Statistics of Law Resources Print Resources 26,000 Current Print Journals 16 E-Journals 1000 E-Books 5500 Audio Video/ CDs & DVDs 100 Online Databases 15 CD ROM Databases 10
Law & Policy Resources PRINT RESOURCES Print Books Currently we have more than 26,000 print law books & Journals which are housed into KIC Wing. The breakup is given below: Statistic of Law Book in LUMS Library Subject Call Number Number of Books Number of Journals Islamic Law 297.14 4605 Law 340-340.99 2080 293 International Law 341-341.99 1549 42 Constitutional & Administrative Law 342-342.99 1724 49 Military, Public Property, Public Finance, Tax, Trade Industrial Law 343-343.99 1457 522 Labor, Social Service, Education, Cultural Law 344-344.99 731 304 Criminal Law 345-345.99 899 268 Private Law 346-346.99 2402 298 Civil Procedures and Courts 347-347.99 1441 190 Laws (Statutes, regulations & Cases) 348-348.99 1051 5578 Law of Specific Jurisdictions, Areas 349-349.99 158 308 Total 18107 7852 Grand Total 25,959
<ul><li>Print Journals </li></ul><ul><li>The library is acquiring 12 print Pakistan Law journals. Complete detail of Pakistani Law Journals is given below: </li></ul><ul><li>* For details of the available issues you are advised to contact the serial section of the library . </li></ul>PRINT RESOURCES Law & Policy Resources Pakistan Law Journals Journal Title Frequency Coverage Number of Issues PLD (All Pakistan Legal Decisions) Monthly 1949-2010* 955 ALD (Annual Law Digest) Yearly 1983-2010* 13 CLC (Civil Law Cases) Monthly 1979-2010* 137 CLD (Corporate Law Decisions) Monthly 2002-2010* 24 PLJ (Pakistan Law Journals) Monthly 1973-2010* 381 PCRLJ (Pakistan Criminal Law Journals) Monthly 1968-2010* 247 MLD (Monthly Law Digest) Monthly 1984-2010* 85 PLC (Pakistan Labor Cases Monthly 1960-2010* 100 NLR (National Law Reporter) Monthly 1978-2010* 325 PTD (Pakistan Text Decision Monthly 2005-2010* 85 SLR (Shariat Law Reporter) Monthly 2002-2010* 10 SCMR (Supreme Court Monthly Review) Monthly 1969-2010* 210 YLR (Yearly Law Reporter Yearly 1999-2010* 45
PRINT RESOURCES <ul><li>Print Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Beside acquiring Pakistani law journals the LUMS library is also subscribing international print law journals to provide quality law resources to the faculty and students of Law & Policy Department of Lahore University of Management Sciences. </li></ul><ul><li>The breakup of International Law Journals is given below: </li></ul><ul><li>* For details of the available issues you are advised to contact the serial section of the library . </li></ul>International Law Journals Journal Title Frequency Coverage Number of Issues Harvard Law Review Monthly 2006-2010* 153 Columbia Law Review Monthly 2007-2010* 50 Stanford Law Review Monthly 2007-2010* 40 Yale Law Journal Monthly 2007-2010* 25
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES <ul><li>Over 1000 journals on different areas of law are accessible from various e-databases. Some of the e-databases are subject specific providing access to legal information and some multi-disciplinary databases are also providing access to journals on law. </li></ul>E-Databases It provides access to more than 3.5 billion public records including state and federal case law; codes and statutes; court documents and extensive secondary materials Law Journals: 49 with complete back files The only Comprehensive Online Law Library for Pakistan. It is a one stop resource for Statutes, Rules &Cases relating to Pakistan Provides full text access to 50 leading journals in law. 15 fully peer reviewed journals on law are available with back files starting from 1997.
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES E-Databases Informaworld provides access to 12 peer-reviewed law research journals. 02 scholarly journals of the world’s most prestigious societies are accessible . Project MUSE offers full text access to 04 law journals. Cambridge University Press collection of nearly 23 leading law journals. Provides access to 29 full text law journals for the last 5 years.
Law & Policy Resources ELECTRONIC RESOURCES Library has also access to more than 128,000 e-books from the world’s leading publishers from which over 5500 books are on the subject of Law. E-Books World's largest online collection containing 2000 law books World Bank e-library Full text access to over 1000 law books. Ebrary provides access to over 1200 books on different subject areas of law.
LEXIS NEXIS ACADEMIC http://www.lexisnexis.com Law & Policy Resources
WHAT IS LEXIS NEXIS ACADEMIC? <ul><li>LexisNexis® Academic provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources. These sources include: </li></ul><ul><li>National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information </li></ul><ul><li>Shepard’s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789 </li></ul><ul><li>Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news </li></ul>Law & Policy Resources
THE PAKISTAN LAW SITE www.pakistanlawsite.com Law & Policy Resources
Law & Policy Resources PAKISTAN LAW SITE: AN INTRODUCTION <ul><li>The PAKISTAN LAW SITE is a one stop resource site for Statutes, Rules and cases relating to Pakistan. </li></ul><ul><li>This is one of the most important sites for a Pakistani Law Student. </li></ul><ul><li>It houses all the Journals of PLD Publishers including: </li></ul><ul><li>PLD, MLD, SCMR, CLC, PCrLJ, PTD, PLC, CLD, YLR. </li></ul><ul><li>It also contains all the federal and provincial statutes and cases relating to Taxation, Service, Copyright, State planning, Labor and other important Fiscal statutes. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also more than 1200 Essays, papers, and other legal documents available here. </li></ul>
THE MAIN PAGE- The Best place to start searching for cases is the menu in the left hand corner. Law & Policy Resources
AIR LAW RESOURCES ON CD-ROM Law & Policy Resources
AIR SUPREME COURT ON CD-ROM <ul><li> </li></ul>Law & Policy Resources Coverage of AIR Supreme Court 1950-2007 Total Judgments in AIR Supreme Court 35,000 Number of Hon’ble judges who rendered judgments 173 Number of designated topics 700 Number of Subjects/Statutes of central and state legislation 4300
AIR HIGH COURTS ON CD-ROM Law & Policy Resources Coverage of AIR High Courts 1965-2007 Total Judgments in AIR High Courts 50,000 Number of Hon’ble judges who rendered judgments 3800 Number of topics 550 Number of Subjects/Statutes of central and state legislation 5042
CRIMINAL LAW JOURNAL ON CD-ROM <ul><li>The Data contained in Criminal Law Journal on CD-ROM is extremely useful for Prosecutors and the bench & bar especially at the lowest strata of the judicial system. </li></ul><ul><li>This data containing approximately 32,000 judgments of which 25,000 Decisions on three major acts in over one lakh twenty three thousand pages covering 1622 Statutes/Acts of Central and State legislation having cognizable and Non-Cognizable offences. </li></ul>Law & Policy Resources Coverage of Criminal Law Journals 1960-2007 Contains data of high courts and supreme courts 30
WORKS OF KHALID ISHAQ <ul><li>2200 Paged have been edited of the articles of Khalid Ishaq </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing of a book consisting of Khalid Ishaq Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Future Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Formal Inauguration of KIC Wing </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion of Law Resources including both online and print </li></ul>