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News from AustLII (6 September 2006)
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AustLII National Training Programme New Databases 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, 27 September 2006 and on Wednesday 25 October 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/>.
"Australasian Intellectual Property Law Library" This library includes databases of Intellectual Property law available on AustLII. Catalog and Websearch enables searches of Intellectual Property materials on other websites as does Law on Google. The Legal Publishers Search searches over CCH's Intellectual Law Library materials. The library is supported by the Unlocking IP Project <http://www.cyberlawcentre.org/>, a research project supported by the Australian Research Council and also by CCH Australia Limited <http://www.cch.com.au/>. See: <http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/special/ip/>.
"Queensland Numbered Acts 2004-"
This database contains Queensland numbered Acts from 2004 onwards. See: <http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/qld/num_act/>
"Queensland Children Services Tribunal Decisions 2006-" The full text of decisions of the Queensland Children Services Tribunal are now available on AustLII from 2006 onwards. See: <http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/qld/QCST/>
"Broadcasting Standards Authority of New Zealand Decisions 1995-" This database contains decisions from the Broadcasting Standards Authority of New Zealand from 1995 onwards. See: <http://www.nzlii.org/nz/cases/NZBSA/>
"Customs Appeal Authority of New Zealand Decisions 2004-" This database contains selected decisions of the Customs Appeal Authority of New Zealand from 2004 onwards. See: <http://www.nzlii.org/nz/cases/NZCAA/>
"Taxation Review Authority of New Zealand Decisions 2006-" This database contains selected decisions of the Taxation Review Authority of New Zealand from 2006 onwards. See: <http://www.nzlii.org/nz/cases/NZTRA/>
"Waikato Law Review 1994-"
The full text of the Waikato Law Review is now available on AustLII from 1994 onwards.
"Digital Technology Law Journal 1999-"
The full text of the Digital Technology Law Journal 1999- is now available on AustLII from 1999 onwards. See: <http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/ELRRev/>.
AUSTLII TOOLBAR UPDATED
The AustLII Toolbar has been updated to include the many new databases which have been added to the AustLII website in recent months.
The Toolbar is available for the Netscape v7.x web browser, the Mozilla Suite v1.x web browser, the Mozilla Firefox v1.x and 2.0 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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