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News from AustLII (3 May 2006)
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AustLII National Training Programme New Databases Problems Accessing AustLII Website? New Tool: Update Status for Journals AustLII Toolbar Updated Subscription Information Contact Details
AUSTLII NATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMME
The AustLII National Training Programme in Internet Legal Research, presented in conjunction with Continuing Legal Education (CLE) at UNSW, is being held in Sydney at UNSW on Wednesday, 24 May 2006 and on Wednesday 28 June 2006. Courses in other cities are are scheduled when there is sufficient demand. To register your interest for a course in another city, please contact CLE at UNSW on Tel: (02) 9385 2267 Fax: (02) 9385 1155 or Email: cle(at)unsw.edu.au.
The full day course provides a systematic introduction to Australian and international legal materials on the Internet, with the emphasis on those materials which are available for free access. The wealth of free-access digital resources that have become available in recent years make them indispensable both to those who depend on free access, and to those who also have access to the commercial legal publishers' services. The course includes:
For a brochure or to register, see <http://www.austlii.edu.au/training/>.
"Mental Health Review Board of Victoria 1987-" This database contains the full text of significant decisions of the Mental Health Review Board of Victoria from 1987. See: <http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/vic/VMHRB/>.
"Australasian Law Reform Library"
This library includes databases of law reform reports of all permanent Australian and New Zealand law reform bodies available on AustLII and NZLII. Not all reports are searchable as yet. Catalog and Websearch enables searches of law reform materials on other websites as does Law on Google.
"Administrative Review Council"
This database contains publications from the Administrative Review Council and currently contains issues of the Council's bulletin "Admin Review".
"Australian Capital Territory Law Reform Commission"
This database contains publications from the ACT Law Reform Commission
and currently contains the full text of all of the Commission's Reports
from No 1 (1991) through No 20 (2003).
"Northern Territory Law Reform Committee" This database contains publications from the NT Law Reform Commission and currently contains background papers and reports from 1999 through 2004. See: <http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/ntlrc/>
"Queensland Law Reform Commission"
This database contains publications from the Queensland Law Reform Commission and currently contains Report Nos 10 (1971) through 60 (2005). See: <http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/qlrc/>
"Tasmania Law Reform Institute"
This database contains publications from the Tasmania Law Reform Institute and currently contains reports, issues papers and research papers from 2002 through 2005.
"Victorian Law Reform Commission"
This database contains publications from the Victorian Law Reform Commission and currently contains Reports from 2002 through 2004. See: <http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/vlrc/>
"Western Australia Law Reform Commission"
This database contains publications of the WA Law Reform Commission and
currently contains reports, working papers and discussion papers from
1969 through 2003.
PROBLEMS ACCESSING AUSTLII WEBSITE?
In the past few months, a number of users of the AustLII website have reported being unable to access the site. In most of the cases which we investigated the problem occurred where the user:
In each of the cases where access was regained, one of the following actions was taken:
If after taking one of the above actions, you still cannot access our website, contact us by email to feedback(at)austlii.edu.au.
NEW TOOL: UPDATE STATUS FOR JOURNALS
To make it easier to check on the update status of our ever-expanding collection of law journals, we have provided a new tool - Update Status for Journals - which enables users to see at a glance the most recent issue from each of AustLII's journal databases.
AUSTLII TOOLBAR UPDATED
The AustLII Toolbar has been updated to include the many new databases which have been added to the AustLII website during 2006.
The Toolbar is available for the Netscape v7.x web browser, the Mozilla Suite v1.x web browser, the Mozilla Firefox v1.x web browser and the Microsoft Internet Explorer v5+ web browser.
The Toolbar allows you to search AustLII from any website page. It includes the AustLII drop-down menu which lists links for most of the major category materials for all Australasian jurisdictions. The toolbar also has customisable buttons which link to the other Legal Information Institutes.
Instructions on how to update an existing Toolbar installation may be found at <http://www.austlii.edu.au/austlii/help/toolbar.html#install3>.
New installations of the Toolbar for the Netscape/Mozilla Suite, Mozilla Firefox and the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browsers may be found at <http://www.austlii.edu.au/techlib/toolbar/>.
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