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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
United Kingdom

Region: Greater London

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

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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 311,000 volumes. The library circulates 21,000 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 311,000 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 School of Advanced Study Libraries in the University of London.

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Administration: The director of the library is Jules Winterton .

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.

Statistics Law
Enrollment 6,000FTE Students
Collection size311,000volumes
Annual Circulation21,000transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2016
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2002
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1995
Previous Automation SystemLIBERTAS1991
Discovery InterfaceEncore Duet2016
Previous Discovery InterfaceEncore2012
OpenURL Link resolverWebBridge
Federated search productMetaFind 
Electronic Resource ManagementElectronic Resource Management 
Institutional RepositoryEPrints 
Self-Check3M SelfCheck System V-Series 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the University of London Research Library Services (view map)
Identifiers ID28885

Record History: This listing was created on Apr 21, 2006 and was last modified on Jan 30, 2020.

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