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: 12 November 2015

Latest News

IFLA Columbus, Ohio 2016: Call for Papers

Theme: Bringing the Law to the Library: connections, collaboration, and community in support of access to justice and the rule of law.

7 December 2015

Law Libraries Section Annual Reports

Annual Reports 2010-2014

24 July 2015

Upcoming Events

2016 August

IFLA Satellite Meeting: Managing Human Resources in the Library and Information Context

10 – 11 August 2016 (University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada)

Session 042, Law Libraries - SC Meeting I

13 August 2016 (GC Convention Center (GCCC) - C223-224, 15:15 - 17:45)

IFLA's Law Libraries Section Reception

15 August 2016 (Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, Columbus, Ohio)

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