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Emily has been Law Librarian at City since 2000. She is a Chartered Librarian (MCLIP), a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and education-wise has a BA (Hons) in Literature, an MSc Information Science and the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). She is currently undertaking the MA in Academic Practice at City. Emily is the creator of Lawbore.
Emily is active professionally; a member of BIALL and regular speaker at conferences both in the UK and US. Over 2011 & 2012 she presented 7 papers at conferences - see a selection on Slideshare. In 2012 Emily was named Wildy/BIALL Law Librarian of the Year and also received the award from the HEA for 'Best Legal Education and Technology Paper' at the BILETA Conference.


Law at Northampton Square
by Emily Allbon - Last Updated Jun 10, 2013
If you're studying for an LLB, GELLB or GDL this is the guide for you!

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Specialist Help

As Law Librarian for academic programmes at The City Law School I can provide support in use of the Library's print and online Law collections.  Find me in my office in the Law Library, or drop me an email to make an appointment.

I offer:

  • One-to-one support for staff and students.
  • Workshops for groups: in-depth, practical sessions for a range of information literacy skills.
  • Induction and Information Literacy lectures for whole programmes or individual modules.
  • I can help you get to grips with all our online legal resources (LexisLibrary, Westlaw, HeinOnline and many more...)
  • Literature Reviews
  • Evaluating resources to use in academic work
  • Information beyond City: access information from other places
  • Finding quality information freely available on the internet
  • Avoiding Plagairism & Citing/Referencing 
  • Using Web 2.0 technologies for learning, teaching, research and organisation