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United Nations Treaty Series

The United Nations Treaty Series, the largest collection of treaty documents, is available online at no charge and in pdf format.
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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Wed. February 22, 2017 2:38 PM
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New Foreign Law Content in Lexis

Now that the phase-in of Lexis Advance is complete, the research service has added some foreign law primary sources to its collection.
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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Mon. January 23, 2017 2:02 PM
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British Law Reports in PDF format on Westlaw

Westlaw has long provided access to most British caselaw, but it has not offered those cases in the PDF format needed by citecheckers. Recently, though, Westlaw has begun to include PDF versions of the two most-cited British case reporters, Law Reports and English Reports.


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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Thu. October 13, 2016 3:38 PM
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EISIL – A Portal for International Law

The Electronic Information System for International Law, or EISIL, is a gateway for international law research on the internet.
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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Thu. April 21, 2016 3:35 PM
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Free Access to Foreign Law

A campaign to make all the world’s legal information more widely available is gathering steam.
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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Fri. April 15, 2016 4:53 PM
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English Case Conversion Table

There’s a useful tool now in HeinOnline that helps researchers locate difficult-to-find, older English cases.
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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Thu. March 31, 2016 1:49 PM
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Bloomberg Workflow Solutions

Three new, specialized research vehicles are now available from Bloomberg Law. Called “Workflow Solutions”, they cover the topic areas Banking, Corporate Transactions and Privacy & Data Security.


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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Wed. January 27, 2016 1:56 PM
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Law Reports gone from Lexis

The decisions from the most senior courts of England and Wales are reported in the Law Reports, which includes the subseries Appeal Cases, Chancery Division, Family Division, and Queen's Bench. These cases are all the more important because the Law Reports is the Bluebook’s preferred authority for citations.


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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Thu. October 8, 2015 3:31 PM
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World Digital Library

The World Digital Library is a new initiative of the Library of Congress in partnership with nearly 200 museums and libraries around the world. This growing online collection is intended to make available high-quality PDF versions of significant historical works of art and literature.


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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Wed. January 7, 2015 6:08 PM
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World Treaty Library from HeinOnline

The Law Library has just purchased the HeinOnline World Treaty Library, a new collection of treaties and treaty-related materials. In addition to current treaties, this set offers access to hundreds of historical treaties, as well as a wide selection of commentary and scholarly articles.


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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Mon. November 10, 2014 3:32 PM
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