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First Year Law Students, Legal Research Skills and Electronic Resources

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This paper reports on a case study of a stand-alone legal research skills programme in the Oxford University Law Faculty. The research methodology involved interviews, surveys and observation of students at two points in 2004 and 2006. The study finds that students increasingly use networked computers as their primary information source, with most students using legal databases to find cases, statutes and articles on their reading lists. Students’ skills are better developed in citation searc...

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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law
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Series:
Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper
Publication date:
2006-01-01
URN:
uuid:9bdd60bd-5768-4061-9918-ce7aa416df61
Local pid:
ora:9966

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