Legal research certification

  Enhance your legal research skills and impress your prospective employer by earning legal research certification from LexisNexis Canada, Thomson Reuters and VLex Justis What’s available? LexCanLearn Legal Research Certification from LexisNexis Canada: Module 1 - Basic Features of Online Legal Research Module 2 - Natural Language, Boolean Searching & Post-Search Filtering Module 3 - […]

Browse Library Books Virtually

For those of us who used to enjoy visiting the library and wonder between shelves to browse for interesting titles, this pandemic era hasn’t been fun. The bad news is we may not return to those days anytime soon, but the good news is technology may help in some ways. York Libraries’ catalogue has added […]

Osgoode Digital Commons Readership Snapshot

February 2021 Last month, the Osgoode Digital Commons received 61,563 full-text downloads and 18 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 18,145. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 2,059 institutions across 181 countries. The most popular papers were: The Resource Amendment (Section 92A) and the Political Economy […]

JustisOne training

Monday, March 29 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST JustisOne gives you access to hundreds of thousands of case judgments and legislation from common law jurisdictions around the world, including Canada. Join instructor Mary Ibrahim for an introductory session covering the basics of using JustisOne. Topics covered will include an overview of the jurisdictions […]

Refining your noting up techniques

Have you ever wanted to find cases that deal with a specific section of a case, but don’t want to waste your time looking through all the cases that cite your case? Here are some tips to do just that: If you want to note up a particular paragraph on CanLII, look for the text […]