Finding legal information: a guide to print and electronic sources

David Pester 
Chandos  October 2003  

Paperback  300 pp  ISBN 978184334 0454      £40.00

Hardcover  300 pp  ISBN 978184334 0461      £60.00

This book, covering the most up-to-date information sources (printed and electronic), helps guide the reader towards the specific legal information they need. Is an accessible and easyto- use directory of legal information sources for librarians, lawyers, students and anyone needing legal information. Covers mainly British and European Union law and includes general material and the main subject areas, including online and Internet sources. Also lists reference material, such as legal dictionaries and directories.

The book is essentially a directory of information sources, with publishing details (including ISBN), and short comments where useful. Electronic sources are mentioned where relevant, with details of scope and any limitations of coverage.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive and up-to-date (covering electronic sources and important legal developments, including civil procedure and human rights)
  • Covers the massive expansion of information on the web and online services
  • Practical and easy-to-use

The Author

The author has worked at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and House of Lords Library in London. He currently works at the London Metropolitan University library.


The book is aimed at academic and law librarians. Lawyers and students will also find the book invaluable.



General and primary material - statutes, bills, statutory instruments, general law reports, finding tools, general legal journals, general legal web sites and online services

Main subject areas (includes established texts and substantial works only; reference to the most important and electronic legal sources) - banking/financial services; civil procedure/courts/legal system; constitutional/administrative/ public law/human rights; criminal law; employment law; environmental law; equity and trusts; European Union law; family law; land law/property law; torts

Reference material - dictionaries, directories, research guides

Main legal publishers

Indexes - legal and author indexes

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