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Some of the participants at yesterday's Caribbean Association of Law Libraries (CARALL) conference which was held at the Accra beach Hotel.
 
 
   
Plans on pause: Work on C’bean Treaties database on hold for now
The creation of a Caribbean Treaties database has been placed on the back-burner for now.

“We had fully expected that we would have collaborated with the Caricom Secretariat on this, but it has not gotten off the ground yet because the agreement was that we would have updated the Caricom database, but they have some things to do before and there were some issues with them getting materials to us, so it is on the back-burner for now,” outlined Professor Velma Newton, Officer in Charge Caribbean Law Institute Culture and Project Director at the Improve Access for Justice Project.

Addressing the 30th Annual General Meeting of the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries (CARALL) at the Accra Hotel, she lamented that challenges facing law librarians in the 1980s, still existed today.

“The main challenge was and still is the collection of each other’s legal materials,” she stated, addi...

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