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This guide will assist anyone seeking help in locating materials held in the Law Collection of the Harry C. Moore Library

About The Law Collection

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:

(242) 677-3227

coblawlib@ub.edu.bs

Law Collection Staff

Glenelle Scantlebury

Chief Library Assistant

(242) 302-4213

glenelle.scantlebury@ub.edu.bs

Glenelle Scantlebury has been with the library for over 20 years and has worked in many facets of the library. She has an Associate’s degree and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree at UB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edwidge Noelus

Senior Library Assistant

(242) 677-3227

edwidge.noelus@ub.edu.bs

Edwidge Noelus earned an Associates of Arts degree in Law and Criminal Justice with Honors, from The Bahamas Baptist Community College in 2013. He commenced working in the Law Collection in February 2014. 

Jeanne Slowe graduated from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica with a B.A. in Library Studies and subsequently   joined the staff of the Council of Legal Education, Norman Manley Law  School, Kingston, Jamaica as a Senior Library Assistant. She was  later awarded an OAS Fellowship which enabled her to study for the Masters in Library and Information Science (MSLIS) at Pratt Institute, New York.  On her return to the Law School, she was  promoted to Assistant Librarian. She pursued studies  for the Bachelor of Laws  degree as an External Student of the University of London and later gained the Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School.  She was called to the Jamaican Bar in 2007. She continued to serve the Council of Legal Education as Law Librarian at the Eugene Dupuch Law School, Nassau, from 2014-2017.Her most recent engagement was an interim librarian at the Faculty of Law, Mona Campus from January – June 2018. She served as co-editor of the Caribbean Criminal Law Digest, a publication compiling digests of important cases in criminal law from Caribbean countries. She has presented at several Annual Conferences of the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries (CARALL) and was Secretary of that Association from 1997-2000 and Editor of the Association’s Bulletin from 1988-1990. She is a member of The Library and Information Association of Jamaica (LIAJA);  the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries (CARALL);  the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Jamaican bar Association (JAMBAR).

Articles About the Law Collection

Dina, Y. (2002). Law libraries in The Bahamas. Legal Information Management, 2(4), 23-25. doi:10.1017/S1472669600001419‚Äč

 

Adams, E. A. (2015). The Law Collection (formerly the Law Library) of Library and Instructional Media Services at the College of the Bahamas. The International Journal of Bahamian Studies, 20(2), 48-50.