365 days is upon us since Covid-19 imposed itself on us. When the library and the University closed their doors to in-person activities on March 17, 2020, we never imagined what was ahead of us. Libraries are one of the unique services that did not grind to a complete halt when the lock down came into effect.
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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 […]
Please take note that the Osgoode Digital Commons will be unavailable due to upcoming maintenance on Thursday, March 25. The maintenance is expected to begin at 7pm Eastern Time and expecting to end at 11pm Eastern Time. It is possible that this maintenance will be completed sooner than 11pm, however, while the Digital Commons sites are undergoing maintenance, […]
The library is closed, but you need a print book not available electronically? We have you covered! Check out the video and the details below to find out what you need to do to get your book using our curbside pickup service.
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 […]
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 […]
In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8th, the Osgoode Hall Law Library has created a digital book display of recently published titles on the intersections of gender, human rights, and the law, in both Canadian and international perspectives. Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day and our continued pursuit toward gender parity. The […]
JustisOne is a huge caselaw database that includes Canadian cases and has a feature similar to CanLII for finding cases that cite a specific paragraph of a case. You can access JustisOne from the Quick Links section on the library's home page. Click on the settings icon and select Canada as your jurisdiction. Search for […]
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 […]