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Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library

University of London -- School of Advanced Study -- Institute of Advanced Legal Studies


Address: 17 Russell Square
London,
WC1B 5DR
United Kingdom

Region: Greater London

Phone: (+44) (0) 20786-25800

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library is a Law library.
This library is affiliated with University of London (view map) . The collection of the library contains 279,000 volumes. The library circulates 56,000 items per year. The library serves a population of 6,000 .

Other Info: The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies was founded in 1947. It was conceived and is funded as a national academic institution, attached to the University of London, serving all universities through its national legal research library. Its function is to promote, facilitate and disseminate the results of advanced study and research in the discipline of law, for the benefit of persons and institutions in the UK and abroad. IALS is one of the major components of the University''s School of Advanced Study, occupying eight floors of purpose-built accommodation in Russell Square. The library is a highly valued national and international resource for legal research and has over 279,000 volumes mostly housed at the Institute site on Russell Square in Bloomsbury. It employs a dedicated and dynamic staff of 26 who work with a national and international clientele of researchers and participate in a broad variety of professional and development activities. A full range of library resources, from archives and early legal publications to an expanding network of electronic resources is made available by the library. IALS Library is one of the libraries forming the University of London Research Library Services.

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Administration: The director of the library is Jules Winterton .

Statistics Law
Enrollment 6,000FTE Students
Collection size279,000volumes
Annual Circulation56,000transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemMillennium1995
Previous Automation SystemLIBERTAS1990
OpenURL Link resolverWebBridge
Federated search productMetaFind 
Electronic Resource ManagementElectronic Resource Management 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the University of London Research Library Services (view map)
Identifiers
libraries.org ID28885

Record History: This listing was created on Apr 21, 2006 and was last modified on Jan 2, 2017.

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