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The Special Collections in the Peace Palace Library and the work of Library Director Dr Jacob ter Meulen


This paper was originally presented under the title, “The Peace Palace Library. Its collections: historic and those serving the objective of contemporary arbitration and adjudication. Its users: courts, academics and the general public” at the Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in International Law workshop, held at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London on November 25th, 2016. Since the 1924-1952 Peace Palace Library Director Dr Jacob ter Meulen played such a crucial role in the shaping of the Special Collections about which the above mentioned lecture was centered the text and form of everything hereunder focuses extensively on Dr Jacob ter Meulen. Moreover, it is worth addressing the life and work of Dr Jacob ter Meulen because he has not received much scholarly attention in easily available publications such as Legal Information Management.

Vervliet, Jeroen (2017) The Special Collections in the Peace Palace Library and the work of Library Director Dr Jacob ter Meulen. Legal Information Management, 17 (2). pp. 92-96. ISSN 1472-6696


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Additional Information: This is a pre-print of an article which will be published in Legal Information Management in 2017. It has been developed by the author (Jeroen Vervliet, Library Director, The Peace Palace, The Hague, The Netherlands) from a paper he gave at “Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in International Law” a national socio-legal training day held at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies on Friday 25 November 2016. The workshop was jointly organised by the British Library, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Socio-Legal Studies Association.
Subjects: Law
Keywords: The Hague Peace Palace Library, International law, Public international law, Legal research methods, Legal sources
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections: IALS Socio-legal research
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DOI: 10.1017/S1472669617000202
URI: http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/id/eprint/6513
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