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Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries by Yemisi Dina

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Collection development/management

One of the greatest impacts of technology in academic law library is the transformation of legal materials from print to electronic; as a result there is total reliance on the new format. This chapter identifies the types of legal materials that are found in the collection of an academic law library. It describes the steps that are taken to acquire and manage collections in these libraries including foreign, comparative and international law materials.

Keywords

Collection development policy; primary resources; secondary resources; library budget; legal publishing; foreign; comparative and international law

The law library collection

The academic law library collection is distinctly unique but very expensive to manage ...

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