Osgoode Digital Commons Readership Snapshot

May 2021 Last month, the Osgoode Digital Commons received 53,622 full-text downloads and 26 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 18,241. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 1,975 institutions across 187 countries. The most popular papers were: Book Review: Are Prisons Obsolete?, by Angela Y. Davis […]

New! Virtual Reference Drop-in Service

The Law Library is excited to announce that we will be launching a new virtual reference drop-in service starting June 1, 2021.   The virtual reference drop-in service will enable individuals to seek reference assistance more readily and speak to a Reference Librarian directly. It will be on a first come, first served basis similar to the in-person reference desk in the library.   Once […]

Summer Hours

The Law Library will be reducing its curbside pickup hours on Fridays for the summer. Beginning this Friday, May 21st, and continuing every Friday until September 3rd, curbside hours will end at 3:45 pm. For more information on the library's hours and our services, head to the Osgoode Hall Law Library website.

Osgoode Digital Commons Readership Snapshot

April 2021 Last month, the Osgoode Digital Commons received 67,752 full-text downloads and 64 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 18,217. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 2,194 institutions across 177 countries. The most popular papers were: Book Review: Are Prisons Obsolete?, by Angela Y. Davis […]

Climate change and the law

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges our world faces. Our latest virtual book display highlights eBooks (and one Canadian print title) in the Law Library’s collection addressing the legal response to climate change. Check it out!

RA Research seminars are almost here

Join the library's reference team for a series of legal research sessions starting on Monday, May 3 and continuing daily through Friday, May 7.  While the sessions are geared towards students who will be working as Research Assistants this summer, all students are welcome to participate. You can join us for any or all the sessions. […]

Finding Law E-Books Guide

In response to the rise in e-book usage at the library, we recently created a new guide on finding law e-books to make it easier to navigate and access them.   The guide can be found under our Research Guides and at the following link: Finding Law E-Books Guide  In the guide you will find the major e-book platforms, such as Brill, Elgar Online, and ProView, where you […]