This issue includes news about Saturday opening this coming legal term, and about numerous forthcoming induction/training events (as well as reports on some that have taken place already), and features entitled ‘How the Library Helps Members at Key Points in Their Career’ and ‘New Acquisitions’.
This is an expanded issue, in celebration of the first anniversary of our return to the Temple and reopening, and begins with a run-down of what has changed and what remains the same – not least our revised policy on the loan of books. Other content includes a survey of our activity on social media in recent months, a behind-the-scenes look at the mysterious “Basements”, and a round-up of recent acquisitions.
This issue includes an announcement concerning a new user-responsive acquisitions process; reports on recent training events and other member-facing activities; a clarification regarding the loan of books from the Library; the latest news about the Inner Temple Book Prize; and features on the libraries of the University of Oxford, and on new acquisitions.
This issue includes details of summer opening hours; an introduction to our newest member of staff; an announcement about our latest training-related initiative (tours for clerks); features on binding procedures and on new acquisitions; and news of the longlisted entries for the Inner Temple Book Prize.
This issue inevitably focuses on the reopening of the Library in its permanent home in the Temple, following the completion of Project Pegasus. The Librarian reflects on the reoccupation process, and other staff update you on what is (and what is not) new about the reconfigured Library. There is also news about upcoming tours and legal research opportunities for practitioners, students and clerks, and new developments regarding online database subscriptions; also reports on a visit to the Supreme Court and its library, and on new acquisitions.
The October issue includes a round-up of our recent activities for the benefit of students; an appreciation of the Commonwealth law collection by a Library user; announcements regarding upcoming training opportunities for students, pupils and clerks; news of developments on the major online legal information services; reviews of recent criminal law-themed TV dramas; and features on new acquisitions and on the phased return of the non-law collections as Project Pegasus nears completion.
The July issue includes announcements regarding summer opening and changes to services in the light of the latest guidance on COVID-19; news of upcoming student induction sessions and legal research training; an update on Project Pegasus; reports from the recent BIALL Conference; an opportunity to ‘Meet the Team’; a retrospective by our Deputy Librarian on her fifteen years in post; and a feature on new acquisitions.
The April issue includes details of the Library’s recently extended opening hours (and Saturday opening across all four Inn Libraries); reports on recent staff activities for the benefit of new students; and features on new acquisitions and on the Case Law section of AccessToLaw.com. In conclusion members of staff tell us what activities they are looking forward to as (we hope) the lockdown continues to ease.
This issue includes an announcement regarding the launch of Lawtel on Westlaw UK; our Annual Review for 2020; reflections on providing a remote service during the pandemic, and specifically on the complementarity of online and print resources; and features on new acquisitions and on staff activities during lockdown.
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.