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Tasmanian Law Library – New Name, New Look, New Service!

 

The Integrated Law Library Service now has a new name.  The Tasmanian Law Library consists of the following libraries:

  • Andrew Inglis Clark Law Library (central service point)
  • D M Chambers Library
  • Judges Library
  • Launceston Law Library
  • North-West Law Library

The Andrew Inglis Clark Law Library and the Launceston Law Library are open to registered clients and members of the public.  The remaining libraries are open to registered clients only.  There are small working collections at the Magistrates Courts (Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie) and other agencies within the Department of Justice.

Visit our new website https://www.lawlibrary.tas.gov.au/ and explore our links to legislation, cases and commentary services.

The Library is now offering desk top access to content on the following e-lending platforms.   .

  • Lexis Red
    • Includes a wide range of services including Halsbury’s Laws of Australia, Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Civil Procedure Tasmania, Australian Criminal Trial Directions and many more!
  • Wheeler’s E-book Platform
    • A selection of e-books published by CCH, Federation Press, LexisNexis
  • ProQuest Ebook Central
    • Small selection of titles on this lending platform. If the library does not own a title, you may view for 5 minutes. A request to purchase may be considered by the library.

Follow the Legal Commentary link on the homepage to explore electronic books, journals and loose-leaf services. Register with the library to initiate e-book access by following the link to complete our member registration form. We will then provide you with information relating to gaining access to each lending platform.

Join us in the Andrew Inglis Clark Law Library for a coffee and a quick overview session on one of the following days prior to Christmas. The overview session will include, how to navigate our new website, what resources are available, together with providing a quick glance at our new e-book platforms.

  • Thursday 13th December 1:15 – 1:45
  • Friday 14th December 1:15 – 1:45
  • Tuesday 18th December 1:15 – 1:45
  • Wednesday 19th December 1:15 – 1:45

If you cannot attend any of the above sessions, watch out for our overview sessions in January, We will also be launching a new legal research training programme during 2019 which will include a variety of blended learning options.

Follow our “News and Events” page, or follow us on Twitter @AICLawlibrary to keep up to date with items of interest. Make suggestions for purchase, or comment on our services – all feedback is welcome!

Deb Bowring
Manager
Tasmanian Law Library