Bowker's Law Books and Serials in Print

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Bowker's Law Books and Serials in Print is a descriptive legal bibliography, [1] and is one of the two main publications of this type. [2] Law libraries often use it as an aid to collection development. [3] It is a "standard reference work". [4] It is "irresistible". [5] It is complemented by International Legal Books in Print . [6] It is published by R. R. Bowker.

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References

  1. Pagel, Scott B. (Editor). The Legal Bibliography: Tradition, Transitions and Trends. The Haworth Press. 1989. ISBN   0-86656-932-4. Page 63. Digitised copy from Google Books.
  2. Pagel, Scott B. (Editor). The Legal Bibliography: Tradition, Transitions and Trends. The Haworth Press. 1989. ISBN   0-86656-932-4. Page 62. Digitised copy from Google Books.
  3. Julius Jay Marke, Richard Sloane & Linda M. Ryan. Legal Research and Law Library Management. Law Journal Press. 1994. Page 2-54. Digitized copy from Google Books. See also page 3-33.
  4. Phillip C Kolin and Ronald G Marquardt, "Research on Legal Writing" (1986) 78 Law Library Journal 493 at 494
  5. Ray A Lytle (1988) 16 International Journal of Legal Information 220 at 222
  6. "International Legal Books in Print" in "Books Received". The International Lawyer . Vol 27, No 4 (Winter 1993) p 1130.

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