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Library Newsletter Issue 62 – November 2020

In the November issue our new Librarian introduces himself and the outgoing Librarian offers a valedictory retrospective. The issue also contains reports on recent induction/training events for the benefit of new students and pupils, and on Library activities during lockdown, and features on law-related TV broadcasts (fiction and non-fiction) and on new acquisitions.

Inner Temple Library Newsletter Issue 62 – November 2020 (PDF)

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ICLR Online – Free Remote Access Extended

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting is extending its free access to ICLR Online up to 31 January 2021 to members of the four Inns who are practising barristers based in the UK.

If you are a practising barrister and would like to take advantage of the ICLR offer, please click on this link. This will take you to an online landing page with explanatory material and a form to complete to request remote access.

The Library Remains Open

The Library will continue to open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, whilst also delivering a free document supply service from 9am to 5pm. Please see our Library Services and Covid-19 page for more details.

New Books List July – September 2020

A list of New Titles and New Editions received by the Library between July and September 2020 has just been published.

Library Induction for Students – 30 September

The Library will be hosting its second induction session for new students via Zoom on Wednesday 30 September at 6.00 p.m.

Some feedback from the first session:

“It was cool and fun”

“That was very informative and fun! Thank you Agent Tracey and Agent James!”

“Brilliant, thank you so much!”

Please contact James Rowles for more information and to register your place.

Library During Lockdown

What the Library has been doing since lockdown in March (PDF):

Library Infographic

Library Induction for New Students

The Library will be hosting two induction sessions for new students via Zoom on Thursday 10 September and Wednesday 30 September at 6.00 p.m.

Please contact James Rowles for more information and to register your place on a session.

Opening Hours

The Inner Temple Library will be open from Monday to Friday during September. Our opening hours will be 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Please book a seat here.

New Librarian

Margaret Clay, who has been Librarian and Keeper of Manuscripts since 1991, retired at the end of July. Her successor is Robert Hodgson, who is currently Law Librarian at City University. He will be joining the Inn in November.

Library Newsletter Issue 61 – July 2020

The July issue includes summer opening hours for the four Inn Libraries; an update on Library services during the COVID-19 situation (including the latest offer: free access to ICLR Online); an appreciation of our departing Librarian and a vote of thanks to her former deputy; online initiatives (for example, a virtual induction for new students, virtual tours for prospective members, new subject guides to web resources); reflections by staff on Working from Home; and a feature on the Hong Kong section of AccessToLaw.

Inner Temple Library Newsletter Issue 61 – July 2020 (PDF)