Times of London Archive

For a limited time, the Times of London will provide free access to its archive online. Currently scanned pages from 1785 through 1985 are available.  This includes the law reports, with full-text or excerpts of cases, articles, advertisements and announcements.  Now is the time to search for those 18th and 19th Century English cases. Registration is required.

The Times Archive http://archive.timesonline.co.uk/tol/archive/

UK Legal Blogs

In Volume 8, Issue 1 of “Legal Information Management,” from the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians, James Mullen and Jennifer Vass offer a list of British legal blogs. These blogs will be helpful for keeping up to date with UK legal and law library developments.

Here is a sample of the blogs mentioned:

Charon QC http://charonqc.wordpress.com/  includes links to podcasts.

Current Awareness from Inner Temple Library http://innertemplelibrary.wordpress.com/ 

Infolaw    http://www.infolaw.co.uk/ provides a directory of blogs

BIALL Blog http://biall.blogspot.com/

Running Librarian  http://ligissues.blogspot.com/

 Mullan, James & Vass, Jennifer. Blogging for Law Librarians. Legal Information Management, Vol.8 #1 pp.31-34 (Spring 2008).

The article is available online if your institution subscribes to Cambridge Journals Online .