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L5 LL.B EU Law 2011

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L5 LL.B legal research/information literacy refresher for the European Union Law module.

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L5 LL.B EU Law 2011

  1. 1. Aims and Learning OutcomesAim: help you to find and evaluate informationfor the European Law moduleBy the end of the session you will be able to:• Define information literacy skills• Research for the European Law assessment• Evaluate the quality of information
  2. 2. Information Literacy ‘Information literacy is knowing when and why youneed information, where to find it and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner.’ (CILIP)Understanding of the following skills:• A need for information• The resources available• How to find information• The need to evaluate results bLaugh.com
  3. 3. Pick out the keywords to researchCritically evaluate whether the differencesbetween the Treaty establishing a Constitutionfor Europe and the Treaty of Lisbon areprocedural or substantive
  4. 4. Evaluating InformationAuthority?Currency?Bias?Accuracy?Audience?Jurisdiction?Primary and secondary sources?
  5. 5. People who are information literate:
  6. 6. Wide range of information availableGoogle, Scholar, Advanced SearchEUROPA (Treaties)Parliamentary papers (parliament.uk)Subject guide – lawlinks, lawboreWestlaw & LexisJournals and books
  7. 7. JournalsCommon Market Law Review (p)European Law ReviewEuropean Law JournalInternational and Comparative Law QuarterlyMaastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law (p)And other learned/scholarly journals
  8. 8. Contact details Sue House schouse@glam.ac.uk Phillip Jones LexisLibrary phillip.jones4@ lexisnexis.co.uk Jemma Russant Lawtel & Westlaw glamorgan.westlaw@ gmail.com
  9. 9. CC photo creditsEuropean Union flaghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/24842486@N07/3432117217/Supermarket http://www.news-record.com/Peanuts cartoon Charles M Schulz via www.tumblr.comAssist! http://www.ballarat.edu.au/aasp/is/library/blogQuestion everythinghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dullhunk/202872717/

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