From human trafficking and limitations on the freedom of movement and speech to inhumane living conditions, war crimes and the right to clean water and air are among the topics that fall within the human rights law subject field. With it being a broad subject field, a large part of the information is contained in related knowledge fields within journals such as law, medical, education, economic, and political subject fields.
To access current and historical information pertaining to human rights law through the Internet may seem easy at first, but with hundreds of websites to search, it can become a time-consuming process.
Our platform makes it easy to find highly credible, current and historical information, ranging from expert opinions and peer reviews to in-depth studies, analysis, and acts related to human rights law in all relevant subject fields. We have the largest of-its-kind collection of journals covering information directly related to Africa and journals published on the African continent. In addition, Government Gazettes, acts, and bills relevant to human rights law form part of the digital collection of full-text articles, and related publications.
Accessibility of the Information
The platform is available 24/7 and can be accessed from anywhere as long as you have Internet connectivity. It is well-maintained and easy to use. The top-of-the-page navigation structure, category options, filter options, and search facility make it easy to find results.
Sufficient bibliographic information is available in addition to abstracts to help you make an informed decision as to the relevancy of the search results. You can filter results as well. In addition, we offer an advanced search option for in-depth and highly relevant searches.
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To retrieve the full-text documents from the listings chosen, you must be a subscriber to the selected journals, the specific subject field or the entire collection. As an alternative, you can retrieve the full-text articles on the pay-per-article basis. This entails using one of the payment options to pay for the articles you want. These articles are downloadable in PDF format. You can print them or store the articles on your computer. This option is well-suited for first-time users of the service or if you don’t regularly need to find scholarly articles and documents on, for instance, human rights law issues.
If you are a lecturer, academic researcher, journalist, student, lawyer or author, however, you will benefit tremendously if you subscribe to relevant publications, a specific subject field or the entire collection. Also benefit from the alerting options regarding new titles relevant to your topic of interest.
A brief look at two of the journal titles relevant to human right law serves to provide insight regarding the quality of journals you can expect to find in this comprehensive and growing collection.
African Human Rights Law Journal
It is a peer-reviewed journal that focusses on developments in protection and improvement of human rights on the African continent. Article topics covered range from the death penalty to child rights and women rights in Africa, to name only a few.
South African Journal of Philosophy
The quarterly publication is hosted at our platform. It publishes discussions on articles, article and book reviews, as well as articles in the field of philosophy. The publication often carries articles related to human rights law..
With thousands of full-text articles and more than 450 journal titles in the collection, you have a convenient and central location to find the information you need for research projects, lectures, law cases and more. You can also use the Open Access titles for free. Several tools are available to help you find, retrieve and manage your preferences.
You can also set alerts for specific publications. With that, you can stay up to date with what is published in your field of interest including human rights law-related publications. Know when relevant titles have been indexed and even know when one of your articles is published and included in the collection. Register online and create your profile.
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