LexisNexis is carrying out a survey to find out more about how LexisPSL is used at the Inns of Court Libraries and would welcome feedback from pupils, barristers and students who have been using the service.
We are now subscribing to the Bloomsbury Professional Online Service which gives full text access to 176 textbooks, loose-leafs and journals in over 20 practice areas including company and commercial, employment, environment, family, personal injury, property and Scots law. The service will be available within the Library and we will also have a limited number of log-ins which will allow us to make the service available to Inner Temple barrister members by remote access. Priority will be given to members outside London who are unable to visit the Library in person.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in accessing this service remotely.
The Inn has submitted a planning application for temporary structures, one in the Garden (to accommodate a temporary Hall and Treasury Building) and another in the Car Park (to accommodate a temporary Library and Offices building) to the City of London’s Planning Department. The application will be considered by the City’s Planning Committee at its September meeting.
It is planned that the Executive Committee will consider Project Pegasus and make its recommendation on the Project in October. Governing Benchers would discuss and vote on whether the project should proceed in its present form at a Bench Table meeting in December.
The Project allows for the creation of a third and fourth floor in the Treasury Building to house an education centre with training rooms, an auditorium and offices.
The current plans preserve the use of seven of the existing rooms (Rooms A-G) on the main floor of the Library but not the Library Gallery (which becomes part of the new third floor) or Rooms H (Textbooks) and J (Legislation). A book storage room in the basement will be provided to house some of the material displaced from the Gallery. Some of the remaining books will be rehoused in the basement of the Littleton Building (3 King’s Bench Walk North).
Summer opening hours begin on Monday 30 July.
During the first half of the months of August and September the Library will open at 9.00 a.m. and close at 5.30 p.m. Late opening will resume on Monday 17 September.
The Library will be closed from Monday 20 – Friday 31 August inclusive so that general maintenance work may be carried out. During the closed period the document supply service will still be available.
This calendar gives the opening hours of all four Inn Libraries over the summer vacation.
To mark Pride 2018 we have updated our Pride Timeline which highlights some of the countries where Pride marches have become notable fixtures. A snapshot of the current legal situation in each country is included though it should be noted that an audit of a country’s legal measures relating to LGBT+ issues cannot tell the full story and is often at odds with lived experience.
A list of New Titles and New Editions received by the Library between April and June 2018 has just been published.
A LexisNexis product expert will be available in the Lawson Room (on the first floor below the Library) on Thursday 17 May between midday and 2pm to demonstrate LexisPSL and to deal with queries on a “drop in” basis.
Refreshments will be provided.
A list of New Titles and New Editions received by the Library between January and March 2018 has just been published.