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Collaborative Services through Websites of Law Colleges in India: An Evaluation Presented by Dr. Vaishali. B. Wadnerkar Librarian Arts and Commerce College,Jarud Dist-Amravati, ( M.S) And Ms. Minakshi.R. Sontakke Librarian Institute of Design Education & Architectural Studies, Nagpur (M.S)
Introduction Education is the backbone for individual development and growth. Internet have changed the dissemination of information slowly from paper to web. Law education in India maintains much of its own websites and provides all kinds of information about the functioning.
Law Education In India Legal Education is essentially a multi-disciplined, multi-purpose education which can develop the human resources and idealism needed to strength the legal system. A lawyer, a product of such education would able to contribute to national development and social change in a much more constructive manner. Law has to deal with problems of diverse magnitudes and a student of law and an advocate has to be trained in professional skills to meet the challenges of globalization and universalization of law. Legal profession is one of the growing and lucrative professions all over the world. In such Situation we need the advice of legal professionals who analyze and interpret law properly.
Top 25 Law Colleges in India National law School of India, Bangalore Uni NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad National Law Institute University, Bhopal. National Law University,Jodhpur. Campus Law Centre, Delhi WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkatta. Symbiosis Societys Law college, Pune ILS Law College,Pune Government Law College,Pune Amity Law School, Delhi. Faculty of Law,AMU, Aligarh University Law College,Banglore Uni, Bangalore Faculty of Law Mumbai Uni, Mumbai Faculty of Law BHU,Varanasi. Dept. Of Law, Punjab University,Chandigarh. Banglore Institute of Legal Studies,Banglore. School of Law, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai. Army Institute of Law, Mahali Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. DES Law College,Pune. Dept. of Law, Calcutta University. Hidayatullah National Law University,Raipur. Govt. Law College,Kerala Univ,Thiruvananthapuram Faculty of Law,Allahabad University,Allahabad.
Impact of Information Technology on Law Education Information technology deals with use of electronic computers and computer software to convert,store,protect, process, transmit and retrieve information. It is an enabling tool for delivery of services in the public and private sector which has been recognized. They use techniques not only to make proceedings paperless or with less use of paper but to perform the assigned work efficiently. All the websites are the most commonly used tools to search for information and download. It is used to instant access towards up-to-date information. A user can perform in minutes a task that would otherwise take hours to perform manually.
Need of the Study In this information revolution age, legal information with new online information services provided every moment in all field of human activity. This study attempts to explore coverage legal information in internet. This is the surely beneficial to all legal professionals of the India.
Objectives of the Study To Study the Websites of Top law colleges available in India. To Study data available on Homepage of Top law colleges in India. To evaluate the Websites of top law colleges in India. To evaluate the online resources available on websites in top law colleges in India. To Evaluate the ranking of top law colleges websites in India.
Scope and Limitations of the Study Total Study based on only on the Internet. Present study is limited to only 25 Top Colleges in India.
Methodology Data is collected by using the websites of top law colleges available on Internet. To find out the data available on the top law colleges homepage. The data has been analyzed and interpreted.
Findings of the Study Table 1. Contact Details on Homepage of Top Law Colleges in India Sr. NoCriteria No. of Top Law Colleges having Facility Percentage 1 Address on HP1144% 2 Phone No.2288% 3 Fax2184% 4 Email Address2184% 5 Separate Contact2184% 6 Last Update Date0312% 7 Total No. of Link25100% It has been observed that out of 25, 11(44%) States provide complete contact details on Homepage. Phone No. by 22(88%), Fax 21(84%), Email Address 21(84%), Separate Address 21(84%), Last Update Date is given on Homepage 3(12%) and All Law Colleges 256(100%) have website of Top Law Colleges with their links.
Graph 1. Contact Details on Homepage of Top Law Colleges in India
SrNoCriteriaNo. of Colleges Have having facilityPercentage 1About 2288% 2Home 2496% 3Academic Programmes 1248% 4Infrastructure 416% 5Faculty 1976% 6students 1456% 7Library 1456% 8Alumni 1352% 9news & Events 1664% 10Contact 2392% 11Admission 1248% 12Student Exchange Programme 14% 13Calender 520% 14 Placement 1040% 15Campus 832% 16Academic Block 28% 17Class Room 28% 18Check Email 14% 19Photo gallery 936% 20Resources 312% 21Law Publications 520% 22Whats New 28% 23Site map 832% 24Search 520% 25Copyright 1352% 26Facebook 28% 27Twitter 28% 28flickr 14% 29You Tube 14% 30RSS Feed 14% 31Examination Schedule and Result 624% 32Facilities 1040% 33New Courses 1144% 34centers 416% 35tender 832% 36Circular & Notices 832% 37Anti Ragging Cell 416% 38Workshop/Conferences 728% 39Parterner Institutions 14% 40Hostel Rules 14%. Analysis of Content Coverage on Homepage of Top Law Colleges in India
Graph 2. Analysis of Content Coverage on Homepage of Top Law Colleges in India
Table 3. Link Supporting Navigation on Homepage of Top Law Colleges in India SrNoName of Institute Best Viewed Use of Images Link Cleearly Labelled Pages Printed Separately Homelink on Each Page Sitemap Keyword Searching Scrolling Page 1 National Law School of India Univ, Bangalore - 2 NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad - - 3 National Law Institute University, Bhopal - -- 4 National Law University, Jodhpur - 5 Campus Law Center, Delhi University, Delhi - 6 WB National Univ of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata -- - 7 Symbiosis Society's Law college, Pune - 8 ILS Law College, Pune - -- 9 Government Law College, Mumbai - 10 Amity Law School, Delhi - - 11 Faculty of Law, AMU, Aligarh --- 12 University Law College, Bangalore Univ., Bangalore -- 13 Faculty of Law Mumbai University, Mumbai -- 14 Faculty of Law BHU, Varanasi - - 15 Deptt of Laws, Punjab University, Chandigarh --- 16 Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore - -- 17 School of Law, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad - 18 Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law Univ., Chennai - - 19 Army Institute of Law, Mohali - - 20 Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar - - 21 DES Law College, Pune -- 22 Deptt of Law Calcutta University, Kolkata - - -- 23 Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur - -- 24 Govt Law College, Kerala Univ, Thiruvananthapuram - -- 25 Faculty of Law, Allahabad University Allahabad - -
Table 3.1. Analysis of Links Supporting Navigation on Homepage of Top Law Colleges in India Sr.No.Criteria No. of Top Law Colleges having facility Percentage 1Best Viewed25100% 2Use of Images2392% 3Link Clearly labeled2496% 4Pages Printed Separately14% 5Home link on each page1976% 6Index\sitemap1144% 7Keyword Searching1768% 8Scrolling Page25100%
Graph 3.1. Analysis of Links Supporting Navigation on Homepage of Top Law Colleges in India
Analysis of Online Databases available on Internet of Top Law Colleges in India. Sr.No.CriteriaNo. of Colleges having facilityPercentage 1 KluwerArbitration312% 2 Kluwer Patent Law Online14% 3 Khular Competition Law14% 4 Jstor728% 5 Hein Online624% 6 LexisNexis728% 7 Springerlink416% 8 Manupatra1352% 9 Indlaw.com28% 10 Law Khoj28% 11 Legalsutra28% 12 Advocate Khoj14% 13 Taxmann28% 14 west law india new1144% 15 SCC Oline Case Finder312% 16 MelaWnge14% 17 Science Direct28% 18 Scorpus14% 19 indest14% 20 Delnet14% 21 SAGE312% 22 Elesvier14%
Graph 4.1.Online Databases available on Top Law Colleges in India
Conclusion Internet as emerged as most powerful medium for storage and retrieval of legal information. It becomes an available necessity for every institution of higher learning of research. The computerization can improve efficiency in legal service and administration of justice statues and judgments can be electronically stored and provided through internet. With the new online information services forming everyday in every field human activity. Full impact on the Indian legal information has got to be fully known. It attempts to explore the coverage of legal information on internet. Libraries that effectively use collaboration services will find themselves accomplishing certain goals more quickly; establishing collaborative workspace for content management sharing documents and assembling teams that can connect quickly and more effectively.