The Law Collection is located on the 2nd Floor of The Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre on Thompson Blvd. Generally, the mission of the Law Collection (Library) encompasses the overall Harry C. Moore’s Library and Information Centre’s mission which also includes the overall mission of the University of the Bahamas. More specifically, the library supports the information needs of the faculty and students in the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill and University of the Bahamas’, joint venture LLB program. It is important to note that as of Fall 2014 COB initiated its own autonomous LLB program for the first year students alone. The Library’s needs are inclusive of providing reserve reading materials, articles and any additional resource materials pertaining to LLB classes. Moreover, the Library also facilitates and aid in proving resources to UB students and faculty in Associates in Criminal Justice and Law program specifically and in many other related areas as well. Further the library also maintains an ongoing relationship with the other law libraries in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and law libraries in the Caribbean specifically UWI’s Cave Hill Campus’ Law Library, Eugene Dupuch Law School’s Library, the Office of the Attorney General & Ministry of Legal Affairs’ Library, the Court of Appeals of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas ‘Library and the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas’ Law Collection.
Since the its inception in 2000 the Library strives to be an outstanding resource for the law community and for the Bahamian populace as relates to Bahamian and relevant Caribbean and international law. The goal of the Library is to remain on the cutting edge as relates to the law in the Bahamas by ensuring that its collection is updated regularly and that the access to same is adequately marketed utilizing social media etc., throughout the legal community in keeping with the relevant intellectual property rights and restrictions considering the ultimate goal of educating and providing resources in print and electronic formats for the legal minds of the Bahamian community.
For more information please contact the Law Reference Desk: