Law Libraries Section

Division: Library Types

This Section aims at bringing together representatives of different types of law libraries: court libraries, corporate law libraries, law school libraries etc. 

Mission statement

As an international policy forum for all law librarians, the Section on Law Libraries:

  • promotes understanding and cooperation among law libraries, and increases awareness of the value and importance of law libraries to the world;
  • encourages growth in the development of new law libraries, with a particular focus on emerging nations;
  • fosters the profession of law librarianship and legal research competencies worldwide;
  • develops professional standards and practices;
  • and provides leadership in the field of legal information policy, recognizing that equitable and permanent public access to authentic legal information is a necessary requirement for a just and democratic society worldwide.

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Law Libraries, Sections, Access to knowledge

Last update: 2 April 2014

Latest News

Law Libraries Section Call for papers: IFLA WLIC 2014

Theme: Access to law at the digital cross roads: Innovative solutions to complex challenges

Continued… | 8 January 2014

Open Access to official and authenticated legal information in Asia

IFLA 2013, Singapore, 20 August, 09:30 - 12:45 | Room: Summit 1, Conference session 126

Continued… | 30 June 2013

Promoting global access to law, powerpoints

IFLA 2012, Helsinki, Finland 14 August, Conference session 129

Continued… | 16 August 2012