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Law Library

Introduction

 

The Law Library is an integral division of the JBPS. The library of the JBPS is considered as a laboratory of a scientific institute, where the apparatus for the law students are the classic law books, case law reports and journals that are available in full sets. The students would perform legal research like experiments to augment their studies by using these equipment’s.

Mission statement:

The mission of the JBPS. Law Library is to provide information resources for augmenting studies and research activities that will assist JBPS in becoming the premier centre on legal education and research in the twenty-first century. As a subsidiary mission we also aim to enrich the JBPS Law Library with all scholarly legal resource materials both in print as well as in digital formats and provide the materials to the students for their benefit

 

Overview:

There is no doubt that a library is the ‘heart’ of any academic institution of higher learning. It plays significant role in pursuit of academic excellence especially in law institution’s excellence where the importance of its library increases many times as the entire teaching is mostly library dependent.

The JBPS in view of its aims and objectives has planned out for a separate and spacious library in its present premises and started enriching the same, meeting the requirements of the curriculum. As of now it has excellent collection of text books, reference books and law reports covering a wide range of general and special subjects.

The JBPS Library has adopted an open access system so as to make it easier for the readers to access to the library resources thereby saving precious time. To assist the students and research scholars in locating their desired legal literature and other information, efficient library automation package has been installed.

The JBPS Library also conducts library orientation program  for the fresh students to acquaint them with the library system, services and resources so that they may exploit the available resources for their maximum benefit..

The library automation software also helps the staff in maintaining inventory and house-keeping jobs. There are quite a few P IV workstations placed in the library hall for the students to browse legal resources from West Law, Manupatra and other on-line sources, apart from Grand Jurix which is available for search off line.

OBJECTIVES :

* To serve the academic community to augment JBPS.’s academic excellence.

* To provide adequate resources as an aid for learning, research activities.

* To enrich the library not only with classic collection but also with the modern library resources.

* To computerize legal information, storage, retrieval and dissemination and ;

* To explore sharing of resources from various other law libraries in the form of a grid or consortium.

 

Services Offered:

  1. Reading / consultation of books 7 days a week.
  2. Lending of Books
  3. Reference
  4. On line access of West Law and Manupatra
  5. Articles Index Service
  6. News Paper Clipping Service
  7. Internet Search / Browsing through Wi-Fi network.

Collection:

Books:

The entire collection of books, journals and reports are organised in an orderly manner. The book racks are placed in one side of the reading hall in segments of three racks each with subject and rack number guides on each segment of racks, thereby making the retrieval of materials easier and convenient.

Reports and Journals:

Apart from sizeable number of text books and the reference books we have in our collection full sets of All ER, Cambridge Law Journal, Modern Law Review, Law Quarterly Review, The Digest, Halsbury’s Laws of England (latest 4 th ed Reissue), Butterworth’s Company Cases, AIR Manual 5 th ed and the latest 6 th ed., Civil Court Manual, AIR, SCC, Income Tax Reports, Company Cases, Current Central Legislation, Divorce and Matrimonial Cases, Indian Appeals, Moor’s Indian Appeals, Labour and Industrial Cases, Madras Law Journal, Supreme Court Digests – Millennium, 15 Years, Quinquennial, Decennial and Yearly, Halsbury’s Laws of India, MP Revenue Cases, CG Revenue Cases, MP Labor and Service Law Reports Labour Law Journal several law dictionaries, general dictionaries, and Encyclopedia Britannica.The library is however, exploring in identifying more law reports and journals that will meet requirements of the new topics/subjects added into the syllabus.

Current Subscription:

Besides having the collection of above mentioned back volumes, the library is also subscribing to the current issues of law journals and reports viz: AIR, All E R, Labor & Industrial Cases, Criminal Law Journal, Labor Law Journal, Indian Factories and Labour Reports, SCC, Journal of ILI, Seminar, Yojana, Journal of Law & Society, Journal of Peasant Studies, Law & Society Review, Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Journal of World Trade etc.

Newspaper Magazines reading facility:

To keep the students abreast of current affairs the Library subscribes to 07 leading national English dailies and magazines. These are displayed on the specially designed tables and the newspapers are immediately placed upon receipt.