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

IFLA Law Libraries Section Reception / Réception de la Section des bibliothèques juridiques de l'IFLA

The IFLA Law Libraries Section invites you to join a cocktail party after the Lacassagne collection presentation. / La section des bibliothèques juridiques de l’IFLA a le plaisir de vous convier à son cocktail après la présentation du fonds Lacassagne. The cocktail is offered in partnership with LexisNexis. / Le cocktail est proposé en partenariat avec LexisNexis.

Continued… | 29 July 2014

Digital law libraries at the crossroads: Innovative solutions to complex challenges.

IFLA, Lyon, France: 19 August 2014, 09:30 - 12:45 | Room: Forum, Conference Session 121

Continued… | 28 July 2014

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