Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Free Videos on How to Find a Reported and an Unreported Law Case

The Law Library has created videos to assist students in finding reported and unreported law cases: 

On the “How to" Guides homepage, users can also find a various videos on how to use CUHK library resources and services:
The Law Library has also created guides about using law report citations and locating cases in free sources.

"How to" Guides Homepage
 Video on How to Find a Reported Law Case Using a Citation
Video on How to Find an Unreported HK Case

Law Report Citations Guide

Locating Cases Guide

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

New Features on the Law LibGuides

For easy searching, the Law Library has inserted CUHK EasySearch and Google Scholar search boxes on each LibGuide on the Law Library’s webpage. To better facilitate communication between our users, the Law Library has included different channels of communication in our Need Help box.

CUHK Library Collections and Google Scholar search boxes

Need Help box including different channels of communication

Monday, 15 August 2016

Wolters Kluwer / CCH PrimeLaw

The Law Library has recently subscribed to Wolters Kluwer / CCH PrimeLaw, a legal database combining legislation, case law, commentary and journal searching. PrimeLaw includes 60 ebook titles, more than 9,500 reported cases (Hong Kong and UK) and consists of the most comprehensive Hong Kong company law cases.

The key features of PrimeLaw are as follows:

- Contains ordinances and subsidiary legislation of Hong Kong, and legislation of PRC.
- Legislative changes are updated weekly.

- Hong Kong Company Law Cases (HKCLC) – largest collection of reported Company
- Law cases of Hong Kong (with headnotes).
- Covers the Hong Kong court decisions from 1877 to present.
- 238 cases decided by the UK Privy Council can be found.
- Cases are updated twice every day.
- 0ver 100,000 UK court judgments across different topics.

- More than 60 titles covering a broad range of topics.

- Highly popular journal on negotiation, Tan Pan, is now online.
- Other journals include: China Tax Intelligence and China STAFF.

- Covers legal and tax updates and developments in HK and China.

- Up-to-date news on law and enforcement is delivered timely.

Users can type in titles or keywords directly on the Search box on the Home page OR go directly to each tab to search for specific materials.

CUHK users can access PrimeLaw through A-Z Databases list by Law

Access PrimeLaw through A-Z Databases List by Law

PrimeLaw Homepage