Recent News

15Sep

Coming soon! A special ILBF event and student essay competition

For more information on the competition, see: Competition. Later this autumn, we will be holding a special ILBF event and launching our student essay competition. We have a distinguished line up of speakers joining us on the night. And our essay competition will offer an exciting prize. Over the next few weeks, we will be […]
27Jul

Law students’ support for the ILBF

The ILBF is very fortunate to have had tremendous support from across the legal community over the last 15 months which has kept our shipments on track. One group that has made a huge contribution this year is law students. Students from five universities have packed an impressive total of 228 boxes which amounts to over […]
01Jul

Knowledge without boundaries

As knowledge sharing transcends borders, we highlight three resources for their great strides in putting institutions at the centre of the movement to democratise access to information through providing online resources. For more information on legal resources available online during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, see: Access to legal information during the Coronavirus pandemic. Resources available […]
15Jun

Fieldfisher and the ILBF

The ILBF is delighted to announce that Fieldfisher has made a generous grant to the ILBF to assist the ILBF’s shipments and the new Shipping Coordinator student placement. Timothy Adetuyole was appointed as Shipping Coordinator earlier this year. Fieldfisher is a global law firm which shares the values of the ILBF of increasing access to […]
05May

Latest donations reach Ethiopia’s Hawassa University and Dilla University

In July 2020, the ILBF was able to ship 51 boxes containing 404 excellent legal texts to Hawassa University and Dilla University in Ethiopia, thanks to a generous donation from Thomson Reuters. Despite the constraints of Covid-19, the Thomson Reuters warehouse team put in a huge effort to make sure the books were packed and […]
23Apr

Declutter and do good!

As coronavirus lockdown restrictions ease gradually across the UK, why not take a little time to tidy your law library bookshelves? By donating your spare legal texts to the ILBF, you can share essential legal knowledge and connect with colleagues across the world.  Access to legal texts and resources is taken for granted in the […]