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Law and Legal Studies electronic resources 2: Gateways, Portals and Libraries

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Gateways and Portals

Title Description
AccessToLaw Links to UK and global legal resources selected and annotated by Inner Temple Library. Includes signposts to online directories of the legal profession, expert witnesses, and other reference sources.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
ASIL Website of the American Society for International Law. Guides including e-ISIL (Electronic Information System for International Law) can be accessed via the RESOURCES tab on the home page.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
BAILII British and Irish legislation, court and tribunal decisions, and law reform papers, the UK Treaty Library, decisions of the ECHR, ECJ and Privy Council, and links to World Law Resources. The site also provides multiple advanced search options including a citator function enabling discovery of subsequent considerations of cases, cases citing particular legislative provisions, citation of journal articles and more. Service is maintained by the British and Irish Legal Information Institute and partners.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Eagle-i Eagle-i (Electronic Access to Global Legal Information) is a searchable and browse-able portal to high quality web resources for UK, European, Foreign, Comparative and International law. Covers 200 countries as well as non-governmental international bodies and organisations involved in international law. The service provides content assessments and well-maintained dynamic links. Building on records originally created for Intute: Law, this service is developed as a national research resource for the UK by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
European e-Justice portal The European e-Justice Portal attempts to be a single point of access for information on European Union's legal system. Among many other functions, the site provides links to sources of case law from EU courts, sources of national level case law of member states, procedure and guidance for legal practitioners, judiciary, businesses and the general public.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Findlaw Extensive site covering predominantly US law. Includes Federal and State Statutes, Codes and Cases. The site offers interfaces oriented to legal practitioners and to consumers of legal services.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Globalex Research and resource guides for foreign, comparative and international law. Guides outline legal system and sources of law for a wide range of jurisdictions. Maintained by New York University Law School.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Guide to Law Online Annotated guide, prepared by Law Library of Congress, to legal resources on the web. Site includes links to US state and federal resources including court opinions as well as information about court structure and history.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
InfoLaw Gateway Gateway to UK legal resources on the web.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Intergovernmental Organisation Links The Northwestern University Library IGO list provides links to the websites of a large number of intergovernmental organisations arranged alphabetically by name.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
International Organisations British Library links for subscription based and free online resources for researching international organisations.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Lawbore City Law School's legal resources portal offers links to online resources by legal topic, jurisdiction and resource type. See “ Learnmore ” for “how-to” guides and tutorials. See also LawboreProfessional.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Lawlinks Award winning site signposting freely available web resources, and providing hints for working with legal information resources. Maintained by the Law Library of the University of Kent at Canterbury.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Legal Information Institute (Cornell) Not for profit portal for United States law resources provided by Cornell Law School dedicated to free access to law. The site provides or links to federal and state resources including the United States Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Record, Statutes, bills, case law and Uniform Laws.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Legal Resources in UK and Ireland (Delia Venables) Independent guide to UK and Irish legal resources on the web.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
National Governments British Library web links signposting subscription and free online resources for researching national governments and official documents.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
SCLR Links & Online Resources Web links aimed at Scottish legal practitioners and those seeking information Scots law. Links are selected by Sheriff Derek O'Carroll and hosted by the Scottish Council of Law Reporting.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Union List of Official Gazettes: Europe A FLARE website hosted by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies , providing information about Official Gazettes of European countries. Includes links to online versions and holdings details for printed collections at the British Library and Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
World Legal Information Institute (WORLDLII) Database, catalogue and web search service offering legislation, case law, law reform reports, treaties and other resources from more than twenty countries. The service describes itself as free, independent, and non-profit. It is developed collaboratively by Legal Information Institutes and supported by the Free Access to Law Movement.
This site is freely available on the Internet.

Law Libraries and Catalogues

Title Description
Binell An author and subject catalogue of nineteenth century legal treatises and other law literature held in the legal collections of the Inns of Court, UK copyright libraries, Harvard University Library and the Library of Congress (1800-1900).
[CD-ROM available from enquiry desk for workstation 1]
Bodleian Social Sciences Library Bodleian Social Science s Library holds and develops the collections of several former libraries related to socio-legal studies including the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Centre for Criminological Research, and the Social Policy and Social Work libraries.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Faculty of Advocates Library The website and online catalogue of Scotland 's largest law library. Also provides catalogue search for the Signet and other libraries.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
 
FLAG (Foreign Law Guide) This database, hosted by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies , searches a periodically updated inventory of print collections of foreign legal materials in UK libraries. Signposts libraries, their online catalogues and shelf marks for official gazettes, session laws, court reports and other primary legal sources.
This site is freely available on the Internet
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Great Law Libraries of the World Links to law libraries provided by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Inns of Court Libraries Links to Inns of Court Library catalogues from Inner Temple library.
This site is freely available on the Internet
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Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) Site includes access to the library catalogue. Also provides access to FLAG and other FLARE databases, research guides by jurisdiction and resource type, and to the Eagle-i catalogue of reliable legal websites.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Oñati IISJ Library Socio-legal library and catalogue at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain.
This site is freely available on the Internet.  
Peace Palace Library Catalogues and research resources for International Law from the library serving the International Court of Justice, Permanent Court of Arbitration and the Hague Academy of International Law.
This site is freely available on the Internet
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