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AustLII: Creating national and regional infrastructure for all legal research

Funding: 2002: $185,000

Project Member(s): Mowbray, A.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Research Infrastructure (Equipment & Facilitie)

Start year: 2001

Summary: This is the third year of a project to develop an online national legal research facility at the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII - comprising completion or creation of (i) a comprehensive national primary legal materials collection; (ii) key historical legal materials; (ii) a regional legal information service; (iv) a gateway facility to other Australian legal materials; (v) a core collection of secondary materials; and (vi) computing capacity necessary for research into large-scale computerisation of law. The outcome will be to enhance the research productivity of all Australian legal researchers no matter where located, and to enhance AustLII's own capacity to carry out research into large-scale computerisation of law.