Journal (IJLI)

International Journal of Legal Information

the Official Journal of the International Association of Law Libraries

The International Journal of Legal Information is published by Cambridge University Press.

  • ALL members (Individual, Retired, Student, Life and Honorary) receive the journal as a member benefit. Click here for information about joining IALL.
  • Beginning in 2017 the IJLI is available to libraries, organizations, and institutions by direct subscription with Cambridge University Press. IALL no longer offers Institutional memberships.

For online access to back issues of IJLI for HeinOnline subscribers CLICK HERE. It is also available online in full text on WESTLAW and LEXIS.

Several issues of the IJLI are available on Open Access at  These are limited to volume 33:1 (Spring 2005) – volume 38:2 (Summer 2010).


  • Mark Engsberg, Editor
  • Amy Flick, International Calendar Editor
  • Caroline Osborne, Book Review Editor


The International Journal of Legal Information, the official publication of the International Association of Law Libraries, is issued three time a year: Spring, Summer and Winter. It seeks to advance the exchange of legal information throughout the world. Under the direction of its international editorial board and advisors, the IJLI serves the global community of law librarians, legal scholars, and practitioners through the publication of original articles, conference papers, bibliographies, book reviews, documents concerning law and law-related information. The views expressed in such contributions are the responsibility of the individual authors and do not imply the endorsement of the International Association of Law Libraries.


Manuscripts are to be submitted in MS Word as an attachment via email.  Send manuscripts to:
Mark Engsberg, Editor:

IJLI Style Guide for Authors

Plagiarism Policy

All bibliographies should contain complete bibliographic information and follow The Chicago Manual of Style. A free online version may be found at

Book reviews and books for view should be sent directly to:
Caroline Osborne, Book Review Editor:



Current claims should be sent to:
Mark Engsberg, Editor:

Back issues of the IJLI are available online, in print, and in microfiche. Purchase inquiries should be directed to:

William S. Hein and Co., Inc.,
2350 North Forest Road
Getzville, N.Y., 14068, USA.
Tel.: (800) 828-7571 or (716) 882-2600
Fax: (716) 883-8100


Copyright by the International Association of Law Libraries.
Library of Congress Card No. 82-643460; ISSN 0731-1265.
Printed in the United States.