Tag Archives: databases

Hello, Goodbye

  Who can forget the 1967 classic ‘Hello, Goodbye’ by the Beatles? Perhaps not the most diverse set of lyrics of any Christmas number 1, indeed here is a short sample; “You say goodbye and I say hello Hello hello I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello Hello hello I don’t know… Read More »

Legal databases and how to get at them

By Katherine Steiner Kat here – Information Resources trainee at the Law Bod. Since starting work here last September, I have had lots of chances to delve into some of the weird and wonderful resources the Bodleian Law Library and the Bodleian Libraries generally have to offer. Despite doing my undergraduate degree here in Oxford,… Read More »

New Database Review: Supreme Court Cases Online (India)

By Beth Paton The Law Library has recently subscribed to a database called Supreme Court Cases (SCC) Online, produced by New Delhi-based publishers the Eastern Book Company. It advertises itself as “an extensive database of Indian law, statute law and other material, with a high performance search engine and our familiar user-friendly interface.” First impressions… Read More »

What are JOIN and SWD documents?

In January 2012, the European Commission introduced two new document identifiers, JOIN and SWD. JOIN is for joint proposals, communications, reports, white papers and green papers adopted by the Commission and the High Representative. SWD is for staff and joint staff working documents (impact assessments, summaries of impact assessments, staff working papers). It replaces SEC,… Read More »

Database news

By Angela Carritt Please follow the links below to see the most recent news and updates from: HeinOnline – In this issue the launch of Hein’s new United Nations Collection including the UN Treaty series, ICJ Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders,  UN yearbooks and more. The Law Library has taken out a subscription… Read More »