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Legal research in a changing information environment

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dc.contributor.author Du Plessis, T
dc.date.accessioned 2009-03-19T08:13:54Z
dc.date.available 2009-03-19T08:13:54Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.issn 1727-3781
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/1749
dc.description.abstract Since the advent of the latest constitutional dispensation in South Africa, legal researchers have been presented with new opportunities for research into constitutional issues, development and the relationship between constitutional law and other fields. This article investigates how information technology applications can support the legal research process and what the benefits of technology are likely to be to legal research. Furthermore, it investigates the changes and the impact that electronic resources and the digital information environment might have on legal research. This entails a study of the unique characteristics of digital legal research and of the challenges that legal researchers face in a changing information environment. en
dc.subject Legal research en
dc.subject Research methodology en
dc.subject Online legal research en
dc.subject Digital information en
dc.subject Legal information systems en
dc.subject Data bases en
dc.title Legal research in a changing information environment en
dc.type Article en


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