Case law as a source of information in an international scale

Zarębska, Honorata Case law as a source of information in an international scale., 2013 . In 4th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, Limerick, Ireland, 22-25 May 2012. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]

This is the latest version of this item.


Download (163kB) | Preview

English abstract

Case law research is a part of legal research, the process of identifying and retrieving information necessary to support legal decision -making. Nowadays it refers to work in an electronic environment and in use of specialized databases. They can be used by anyone with a need for legal information - lawyers, law librarians and common citizens. Case law research depends on country and its legal culture. There are apparent differences in retrieving information in civil law system and common law system. These differences relate to used information retrieval solutions and kind of collected information resources.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: case law, legal research, legal information, information science, information system, information retrieval, judiciary, common law, civil law
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AC. Relationship of LIS with other fields .
Depositing user: Honorata Zarębska
Date deposited: 31 Dec 2013 15:44
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:29

Available Versions of this Item


"SEEK" links will first look for possible matches inside E-LIS and query Google Scholar if no results are found.

Greenleaf, S (1821), A collection of cases overruled, denied, doubted, or limited in their application, taken from American and English reports (Portland, OR: printed by Arthur Shirley)

Hanson, FA (2002), ‘From Key Number do Keywords: How Automation Has Transformed the Law’, Law Library Journal 94

Howorka, B (2010), Bibliotekarz i prawo: podstawowe informacje o prawie dla pracowników bibliotek (Warszawa: Wydawnictwo SBP)

Miączyński, A (1975) ‘Struktura i funkcja orzeczeń w sprawach cywilnych’, Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego: Prace Prawnicze 51

Ogden, P (1993) ‘Mastering the Lawless Science of Our Law: A Story of Legal Citation Indexes’, Law Library Journal 85

Petzel, J (1999), Informatyka prawnicza: zagadnienia teorii i praktyki (Warszawa, LIBER)

Studnicki, F (1969), Cybernetyka i prawo (Warszawa: Wiedza Powszechna)

Studnicki, F (1978), Wprowadzenie do informatyki prawniczej: zautomatyzowane wyszukiwania informacji prawnej (Warszawa: Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe)

Yelin, AB and Samborn, HV (2008), The Legal Research and Writing Handbook: A Basic Approach for Paralegals (New York: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business)

Young, SE (1998) ‘Shepardizing English Law’, Law Library Journal 90

Zieliński, M (2004), ‘Język prawny, język administracyjny, język urzędowy’ in Malinowska, E (ed) Język – prawo – społeczeństwo (Opole: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Opolskiego)

Mitchell, SM and Powell, EJ (2011), Domestic Law Goes Global: Legal Traditions and International Courts (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press)


Downloads per month over past year

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item