International and Foreign Legal Research: A Coursebook / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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International and Foreign Legal Research: A Coursebook emphasizes legal research strategies applicable across the landscape of research sources. Topics covered in the book range from a general chapter on basic concepts to five chapters on particular subjects of international law. Each major aspect of research, such as using periodical indexes, is treated once in depth. Elsewhere in the book, other sections refer readers to that in-depth treatment, while adding information specific to the topic being discussed. A companion website is also made available to help users of the book stay up-to-date on new sources and strategies.
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About the Author
Marci Hoffman is the Associate Director and International & Foreign Law Librarian at the University of California, Berkeley Law School. She has been teaching international and foreign legal research since 1994. Ms. Hoffman has done extensive work and written widely on international and foreign legal research.
Mary Rumsey is the Foreign, Comparative & International Law Librarian at the University of Minnesota. She has taught foreign and international legal research since 2001. Ms. Rumsey has written extensively on library and legal research issues, with two of her publications receiving national awards.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: English Translations
Chapter 3: Introductory and Background Sources
Chapter 4: Commentary and Analysis
Chapter 5: Internet Research
Chapter 6: Public International Law
Chapter 7: Foreign and Comparative Law
Chapter 8: International Organizations
Chapter 9: International Topics