vol. 13, no. 3: May 1999
Oceana Publications Sponsors the
SLA International Law Roundtable
"The Future of International Legal Resources . . . It's the Web!"
Oceana Publications, Inc. is pleased to announce its continuing sponsorship
of the Annual International Law Roundtable at the Special Libraries Association
90th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
This year, the theme of the Roundtable is "The Future of International
Legal Resources ... It's the Web!" The Roundtable will take place Monday,
June 7, 1999, from 3:00PM to 4:30PM.
The Moderator of the event is Marci Hoffman, International & Foreign
Law Librarian at Georgetown University Law Library in Washington, DC. The
members of the panel are Ann R. Sweeney, Librarian at the European Commission
Delegation in Washington, DC, and Nina Platt, Director of Library Services
at Faegre & Benson, LLP in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [Ed. note:
Marci Hoffman and Nina Platt are members of the FCIL SIS]
The Roundtable will address the reality that the World Wide Web has
become an indispensable, but overwhelming, source for international, foreign,
and comparative law research. These three prominent international law librarians
will guide attendees through the maze of websites for international legal
research, and handouts will be provided containing valuable pathfinders
*Sources for Public International Law
*Misconceptions of International Legal Research
*Keeping Up with New Web Sites
*Treaties & International Agreements
*United Nations Material
*Best EU & International Law Web Sites
*Web-based Full-text Foreign Legislation in English & the Original
Founded in 1948 and based in Dobbs Ferry, New York, Oceana Publications,
Inc. is recognized as the premier publisher of international legal texts
and services specifically designed for the practitioner, library and academic
markets. For more information visit our Website at http://www.oceanalaw.com.
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