This spring, the Law Library of Congress has added three new foreign legal gazette collections to our website for the countries of Costa Rica, Gabon, and Ecuador. This recap continues our quarterly series from fall 2022 and winter 2023.
The collection from Costa Rica includes 264 gazette issues in Spanish from 1996 and one from 2004.
The collection from Gabon includes various dates from 1959-1962 and 1995-2020, with the majority in the 2010s. This 366 item collection is in French.
The collection from Ecuador has over 1,900 issues spanning 2004-2006 and 2015-2022. All issues are in Spanish.
Freely available gazettes from around the world in the Foreign Legal Gazette Collection include:
Current total: 18 jurisdictions
Our online database and webinar recording are tools to help navigate all of our gazette collections. We are grateful to all of our partners in this project, including our colleagues in the Collections Services Division, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, and the former and recent participants of our Remote Legal Gazette Volunteer/Internship program for working on these jurisdictions and more.
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