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A brief selection of blogs of use to UK legal research
BIALL How Do I? wiki
This wiki is a collection of answers to common or unusual questions as asked by law librarians. Mostly from the Lis-Law jiscmail list, they are maintained as much as possible by members of the BIALL PR & Promotions Committee.
Con Law Files
Blogs and twitter feed on Constitutional Law, Human Rights and Equality from Rory O'Connell
Reports European Court of Human Rights cases, protocols, new articles of relevance
Reports European Court of Justice cases
An arena for people from or connected to Northern Ireland interested in discussing current human rights based issues.
UK Constitutional Law Group
Contributions from UK public law academics
UK Human Rights Blog
Written by members of 1 Crown Office Row barristers' chambers.
Reports UK Supreme Court cases
Email updates and current awareness searches
The Lexis Library allows you to set up email alerts for new cases, legislation and articles.
- Go to the 'My Research' tab once logged in
- Use the 'Update Wizard' to determine subject area and type of material (cases, news, articles etc)
Both the Lexis Library and Westlaw UK can be used to keyword search news updates. For both:
- Go to 'Current Awareness'
- and search by keyword
Westlaw UK current awareness can also be browsed by subject.
Updates on Journal Articles
The Zetoc Alerts service from the British Library can be used set up email alerts of contents listings of new journal issues.
Select journals from subject lists to receive details of issues as they are added by the British Library. Alerts based on author names or title keywords are also possible.
For an alternative approach, check journal publisher pages for alerting services.