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Finding Foreign Law Collections in the UK: the 2007 FLAG Update and Questions it Raises for Future Collection Development Policy in the UK

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 June 2008


The purpose of this article by Peter Clinch and Ruth Bird is to outline the latest findings from the recent review of foreign law holdings in the United Kingdom, and, in Part 4, to raise key questions relating to the future of these potentially endangered resources. The authors invite the legal research community to consider the many issues of concern raised by the results of this latest FLAG survey.

Copyright © The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians 2008

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