Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Chinese Legal Knowledge Integrated Database (中國法律知識資源總庫)

The library has newly subscribed to the database Chinese Legal Knowledge Integrated Database (中國法律知識資源總庫).  Chinese Legal Knowledge Integrated Database is a database of Chinese legislation, treaties, court judgments, journals and dissertations. It consists of three sub-databases which are Laws and Regulations Database, Court Cases Database, and Journals and Dissertations Database. It also provides cross searching function to search all these three sub-databases in one search. Materials and search interface are in  Chinese.
The coverage of the three sub-databases:
  • Laws and Regulations Database includes PRC national and local laws and regulations since 1949. It also contains Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan laws and regulations and international treaties.
  • Court Cases Database includes PRC cases since 1979
  • Journals and Dissertations Database includes 128 law journals, as well as dissertations, conference papers and newspapers since 1979
You can access Chinese Legal Knowledge Integrated Database at the Law Database List

The Gender Jurisprudence Collections (GJC)

The Lee Quo Wei Library has added the following resource to the International Law webpage under the Selected Internet Resources.
The Gender Jurisprudence Collections (GJC) is a powerful database containing judgments, decisions, orders, and other relevant documents issued by international criminal courts and tribunals that have been coded and made readily searchable for issues relating to sexual and gender-based violence.

Friday, 10 May 2013

Subject Guides to Resources for Summer Term 2012/13

The Lee Quo Wei Law Library has uploaded "subject guides to resources" for Summer Term 2012/13 on its website. These guides include major resources, textbooks, law reports, journals etc., on these subjects to assist your legal research for these. The print copies are also available at the Legal Resources Centre (LRC). You can access the soft copy under Subject Guides - 2012/13 Term S of the Law Library webpage. Please find attached the link here for your easy access.
We have made new enhancements for the subject guides for Term S:
1.    Direct Links to journal articles  – We have added the direct links to journal articles as far as we can to the subject guides. You can access the journal articles directly from the subject guides for those indicated as “Direct link to the article ”, e.g. Direct link to the article in HeinOnline

2.    RSS Feeds under Current Awareness –We have added the available RSS Feeds to the publications under the Current Awareness section.

The Current Look of the Subject Guides

New Contents of the English Reports Library in HeinOnline

The Pre-1865 Law Reports have been added to the English Reports Library in HeinOnline.
The English Reports Library in HeinOnline consists of the English Reports (Full Reprint) which contains the reprints of more than 100,000 decisions of the English Courts from 1220 to 1867.
The recently added Pre-1865 Law Reports include nearly 350 volumes of law reports for England and Wales.  Topics cover bankruptcy and insolvency, controverted elections, railways, inventions, patents, etc.

The Pre-1865 Law Reports is available at the top of the English Reports Library homepage as a browse option. It provides the option to browse the reports by Title, Author or Date.
The database HeinOnline is accessible at the Law Database List:

New Law Journals in HeinOnline

There are 15 new titles added to the Law Journal Library in HeinOnline. These new titles are listed below.
The database HeinOnline is accessible at the Law Database List:
The List of New Titles in the Law Journal Library in HeinOnline:
·         Canadian Taxation
Vols. 1-3 (1979-1981)

·         Criminal Defense
Vols. 1-11 (1973-1984)

·         Federal Law Quarterly
Vol. 1 (1918)

·         Grotius Annuaire International
1913-1946 ; Title Varies: 1913 as Grotius Internationaal Jaarboek 

·         Human Rights Defender
Vols. 1-21 (1992-2012)