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Avoiding Holes in Our Britches – Resources for the Faster, Cheaper, Better Legal Researcher

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 June 2010


This article reviews the kinds of resources available to support the training of legal researchers and to guide them in their research, so that law librarians can avoid “re-inventing the wheel”. Karen Crouch places her emphasis on practical legal research. She also highlights some work in progress and possible future directions for legal learning resources and reviews some of the online tools that enable legal researchers to work more efficiently. The emphasis is on low cost resources, and those which enable additional value to be extracted from existing legal database subscriptions.

Legal Research Skills – Life-long Learning?
Copyright © The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians 2010

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