New HeinOnline Library: Religion and the Law

heinonline_logo The Osgoode Library now subscribes to the new library in HeinOnline: Religion and the Law. Consisting of more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages that include books, periodicals, and bibliographies, this collection provides a research platform for the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of various world religions. The collection also includes the Christian Legal Society publications, an assortment of Canon Law, and rare historical bibles. This collection will grow considerably as additional new material is added in the future.

Currently, this new collection features works on:

  • Canon Law
  • History of the Church & State
  • Religion & Freedom
  • Jewish Law
  • Reformation Period
  • Early Constitutions of the Church
  • Religion & Politics
  • The Bible in Public Schools
  • And More!

Like other specialist topical libraries on HeinOnline, the Library includes scholarly articles assembled from HeinOnline’s extensive holdings of law journals, as well as digitzed scholarly texts and a custom bibliography. For more information about the library, click here.

How to Migrate from RefWorks to Zotero

The expiration of the York University Libraries license for RefWorks comes to an end on June 30th, 2015. Now is a good time to migrate your materials from RefWorks to Zotero or Mendeley. Migrating is straightforward, you won’t loose any of your information and you don’t have to be a techie to do it. Here are some useful tutorials that will help you understand how to work it out:

And feel free to contact a Reference Librarian if you need any assistance.

Recent Acquisitions, May 18 – May 25, 2015

2 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library:

Recent Acquisitions, May 11 – May 18, 2015

12 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 11 from 2015:

Recent Acquisitions, May 4 – May 11, 2015

5 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2015:

Library Research Session

The Law Library is pleased to offer a research workshop on May 13. While the session is geared primarily to Research Assistants, graduating students and graduate students who want to improve their research skills are also welcome to attend.

The workshop will cover the following areas:
– Legislation & case law
– Journal indexes & articles
– Foreign, comparative and international law sources, Multidisciplinary resources
– Zotero bibliographic management service

Date: Wednesday, May 13
Time:  11 AM to 1 PM
Location: Room 2027

Refreshments will be served.

To reserve a spot send an email message to library@osgoode.yorku.ca.

Recent Acquisitions, April 27 – May 4, 2015

4 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2015: