In this presentation, it explain three areas: (1) Law journals submission and ranking, (2) Information for submitting articles to law review & journal, and (3) Submission of law student articles for publication.
One may try to publish in the best law review or journal as much as possible for various reasons, such as getting a teaching job. Journals are normally ranked by rates of citation, prominence of authors,reputation, etc. In this presentation, there are various law review and journal lists, some provide ranking information. The ranking is based on the mechanism adopted by the respective system.
You have learned that it is necessary to evaluate legal information. And you have also learned some evaluation criteria. In this exercise, learners are required to match the legal information together.
A subject encyclopedia contains articles (some short, some long) on the theories, events and thinkers that sum up the available literature about a discipline. Articles are arranged in alphabetical order.Indexes in the back of the encyclopedia can help you to determine if the encyclopedia contains an article on your topic, or if your topic is covered within an essay on a related topic.
In this slide, here are some examples of subject encyclopedias that may available in your university library.
In this exercise, a team of students listed out a number of tasks that they have to complete when preparing the lesson plan. Which of the following task will be listed as the top priority on your to-do list? Will you start searching at this moment?
In this slide, it explains the reason why the information came from authoritative sources but still not trustworthy. The possible reason could be (1) the way information is produced, (2)carelessness or loaded with secret intentions, (3) in favour of their hidden goal, (4)not spending enough time, (5) limited topic vocabulary, (6) limited by technical barriers, (7)information that fits with your knowledge & beliefs, and (8) from a source that you think is trustworthy.
In this slide, it introduces different type of resource was created with a particular kind of purpose: to transmit facts, to interpret the findings, to put forward a viewpoint, to let fellow workers know some important idea, and so on.