Friday, 31 July 2015

Free Timeline of The History of International Law on Tiki-Toki

Tiki-Toki is a free online software for making 3D timelines that you can integrate with videos and pictures and share with others on the internet.

Recently Oxford University Press created The History of International Law on Tiki-Toki. On the timeline, you can search major treaties, foundation of fundamental institutions, birth of major figures and milestones in public international law in an interactive 3D format. The timeline starts from the Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 to present. It also includes chapters from the Oxford Historical Treaties, the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, and relevant book chapters, blog and journal articles for you to browse. 

Tiki - Toki - The History of International Law

Monday, 27 July 2015

New Library Website

The CUHK Library has recently launched the new library website:
New features include:
  • Today's Opening Hours, 
  • PC Availability, 
  • Mobile Responsive, 
  • Interactive Floor Plan, etc.
Please also find attached the link to the new Lee Quo Wei Law Library webpage:

We hope you enjoy surfing this new mobile responsive library website. We would love to listen to your comments and thoughts on it. Your feedback will help us to develop and improve the site. Please feel free to give us your feedback by clicking here!

The new CUHK Library website

The new Lee Quo Wei Law Library webpage

Saturday, 18 July 2015

Open Access Law Reviews and Legal Commentary Meta Search

The Lee Quo Wei Law Library has recently added  the following resource to the Search Engines section on the Reference Resources of the Law Library Guides

Open Access Law Reviews and Legal Commentary Meta Search

This is a useful source for accessing in one search open access law journals. The following sources are included:
BePress Law Commons Network
BePress Law School Institutional Repositories
Centre d’accès a l’information juridique (CAIJ)
Cornell Law School Working Papers Series
Directory of Open Access Journals - Law
European Integration Online Papers
European Research Papers Archive
International Review of the Red Cross
Law Review Commons
New England Law Library Consortium (NELLCO) Legal  Scholarship Repository, including Harvard (DASH), Columbia (Academic Commons) and New York University (Faculty Digital Archive
WorldLII - International Legal Scholarship Library

Friday, 10 July 2015

Hong Kong Student Law Gazette Spring 2015 Issue 6

The electronic version of Hong Kong Student Law Gazette (HKSLG)  the latest issue Spring 2015 Issue 6 is available on its website (

The Gazette is published twice each academic year by the student society Hong Kong Student Law Gazette of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law. It is Hong Kong's leading law student publication.  It aims to encourage students to engage in key legal issues, contribute to legal scholarship, and build closer ties between law students and the wider legal community.

The print copies of the latest issue Spring 2015 Issue 6 of HKSLG  are available in the Lee Quo Wei Law Library and the Legal Resources Centre. The link to the library record is attached:

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Global Arbitration Review (GAR)

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) is an international arbitration law journal which contains news,  updates and analysis on various topics in the field.

The Lee Quo Wei Law Library has recently received the Volume 10, No. 2 (2015) in print version. (Library record:

The content in the GAR electronic database includes:
News: daily news on arbitration
Journal: current and archived issues back to Volume 1 in 2006
Surveys: GAR 100 (a guide to the international arbitration capabilities of law firms), Guide to Regional Arbitration, guide to young and women in arbitration
Reviews: the Arbitration Review of the Americas, the Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review, the European, Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review
Know-how: provide practical insight and analysis across multiple jurisdictions on various topics