Web Resources

Manupatra Legal Databases – http://www.manupatra.com

It is a source for fast, complete and comprehensive research and information on Supreme Court and all High Courts Judgements. It covers complete judgements of all the courts till date with multi featured search system. (This website is Password protected)

Legal Eagle

It is a CD-ROM database and contains all the judgements of Supreme Court appered in 14 national level law reports since 1950 with multi featured search options

NFLIBNET N-List Resources : http://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in/

The Project entitled “National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST)”, being jointly executed by the UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium.  The N-LIST project provides access to e-resources to students, researchers and faculty from colleges and other beneficiary institutions through server(s) installed at the INFLIBNET Centre. The authorized users from colleges can now access e-resources and download articles required by them directly from the publisher’s website once they are duly authenticated as authorized users through servers deployed at the INFLIBNET Centre. The Consortium subscribes to the  resources for the colleges . All electronic resources subscribed under N-LIST Programme are available from the publisher’s Web site. It enable the users to access nearly 4000+ full text journals and 30, 00,000 E-books on different subjects areas.

Shodhganga : a reservoir of Indian theses @ INFLIBNET : http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in

The Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses and make it available to the entire scholarly community in open access.

E-ShodhSindhu : https://www.inflibnet.ac.in/ess/

Based on the recommendation of an Expert Committee, the MHRD has formed e-ShodhSindhu merging three consortia initiatives, namely UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium, NLIST and INDEST-AICTE Consortium.The e-ShodhSindhu will continue to provide current as well as archival access to more than 15,000 core and peer-reviewed journals and a number of bibliographic, citation and factual databases in different disciplines from a large number of publishers and aggregators to its member institutions including centrally-funded technical institutions, universities and colleges that are covered under 12(B) and 2(f) Sections of the UGC Act.

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) : https://doaj.org/

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 40% of which comes from sponsors and 60% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available.

DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books : https://www.doabooks.org/

The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. Academic publishers are invited to provide metadata of their Open Access books to DOAB. Metadata will be harvestable in order to maximize dissemination, visibility and impact. Aggregators can integrate the records in their commercial services and libraries can integrate the directory into their online catalogues, helping scholars and students to discover the books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in Open Access and meet academic standards. 15326 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 306 publishers

National Digital Library of India (NDLI)https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/

NDLI hosts 21,000,000+ items in its repository, with over 150,000 volumes in English. The Library was dedicated to the nation in June 2018. The National Digital library of India (NDLI) is a project under Ministry of Human Resource Development, India. The objective is to integrate several national and international digital libraries in one single web-portal. The NDLI provides free of cost access to many books in English and the Indian languages. User registration is open to users from around the world. However, contents from some popular sources are only accessible to registered users. Some of these registration-only works are from sources such as: World eBook Library, South Asia Archive, OECD iLibrary, Satyajit Ray Society.

LEGALL (http://www.legall.co.in)

LEGALL as an app, the first of its kind in India, is a self contained programme designed to provide easy access to Law & Lawyers on one platform which can be downloaded by a user to a mobile device. This app would not only help the law inquisitive minds but also the public at large as it provides some of the best services in the legal field

Other important open online sources:

  1. Constitution of India: (http://www.constitution.org/ )

The site aims to eventually provide almost everything one needs to accurately decide what is constitutional in most situations and what applicable constitutions require one to do. It is for constitutional decision support.

  1. Parliament of India: https://parliamentofindia.nic.in/
  2. Judgment Information System –  judis.gov.in

The Judgments Information system consists of the Judgments of the Supreme Court of India and several High Courts. In the case of the Supreme Court all reported Judgments which are published in SCR Journal, since its inception i.e. 1950 till date are available.

  1. India Code Information system – (https://indiacode.nic.in/)

It is a database of all the Central Legislations. With the help of this system, not only the procedures of locating the relevant precedents and amendments are highly simplified but retrieving any Central Act

  1. Library of Karnataka High Courthttp://karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in/hcklibrary/index.html
  2. Law commissions of Karnatakahttp://www.karnataka.gov.in/lawcommission/Pages/Home.aspx
  3. Law Commission of India – http://www.lawcommissionsofindia.nic.in
  4. Legal 500.com: (https://www.legal500.com)

Lets you know about the top law firms  with neat divisions on the basis of the place the law firm is situated in; the tier to which it belongs; the practice areas etc. A little time here will help you arrive at the law firm you should look to intern at or work for.

  1. LegallyIndia – ( https://www.legallyindia.com/)

LegallyIndia’s comments; which  come in dozens and scores are perhaps the best insider knowledge a law student can wish for.

  1. Bar and Bench(https://barandbench.com/)
  1. livelaw.in: (www.livelaw.in)

Three leading websites which cover legal news; latest deals and lets you know how good or bad a law firm is doing; the people they are hiring and the places they are expanding to. LiveLaw is more focused on court reporting.

12. National Digital library –  https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/

  1. Letmeknow(http://letmeknow.in)
  2. Twenty19:(http://www.twenty19.com/)
  3. InternShala: (https://internshala.com/) These websites are not just restricted for law students but cover the whole gamut of internship, conferences, seminars, B-Plan Competitions happening in India. A little hunting and scouring will be well worth the time.
  4. All conferences: (http://www.allconferences.com/)  While LetMeknow, InternShala and Twenty19 cater to the Indian audience; AllConferences.com spreads its net further. For the bold and the ambitious, eager to visit foreign lands for that highly esteemed paper presentation and that much wanted foreign trip; this is the place to be.
  5. Superlawyer.in: ( https://superlawyer.in/)  Interviews with leading lawyers, young lawyers, in nearly every area of law (or non law). Contains some big names, some not so big names.
  6. IndianKanoon: (https://indiankanoon.org/) The Google of all laws in India. Free to search and a gold mine.
  7. Rainmaker India : http://www.rainmaker.co.in/Our mission is to develop engaging and interactive training modules to transform boring legal compliance training into an engaging and interesting learning experience.
  8. Nyaaya.in – http://nyaaya.in – Nyaya intends to be resource of all laws and committed to providing you with clear actionable information about Indian laws in simple language, so you can protect yourself, assert your rights and seek justice.

An initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development to provide the Educational materials  for users ranging from primary to postgraduate levels.

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