Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

June 2019

Last month, the Osgoode Digital Commons received 32,847 full-text downloads and 24 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 17,498.

Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 2,233 institutions across 187 countries.

The most popular papers were:

The most popular publications were:

New Library Catalogue

Changes are coming to the library catalogue on December 10, 2019. The new catalogue will feature changes that will allow users to search library databases and electronic resources simultaneously across 13 Ontario university libraries.

For more information see the write-up by Adam Taves, Associate Librarian & Implementation Lead for Collaborative Futures, York University Libraries –
http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2019/06/24/york-university-libraries-moving-to-new-search-platform-in-december/?http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?utm_source=YFile_Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=Current-News&utm_campaign=yfile .

Library Research seminar slides now available

We hope that the students who attended yesterday’s Library Research Seminar found it helpful. Slides from the seminar are now available on the Library Research for Research Assistants research guide.

If you have any questions or need help with your research this summer stop by the Reference desk in the library weekdays between 10 AM and 4 PM and we’ll be glad to help. You can also call us at 416-736-5207 or email us at lawref@osgoode.yourku.ca.

Wishing you a great summer,  the Reference team

Yemisi Dina, Sharon Wang, Daniel Perlin, Sharona Brookman and Sandra Geddes

R.A. Research Seminar

Save the date!

Wednesday, May 8, 10 AM to 2 PM, Room 2001

While geared to students who will be working as Research Assistants over the summer, this seminar will be of interest to graduating students, graduate students and anyone else who wants to brush up on their legal research skills.

We will be covering the following topics:

Secondary Sources

Primary Sources

Multidisciplinary, Foreign, Comparative and International law

Citation and Zotero

Vendor training will be provided for WestlawNext Canada, Practical Law and Lexis Advance Quicklaw.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided courtesy of Thomson Reuters and LexisNexis.

To register for this seminar please email lawref@osgoode.yorku.ca with R.A. Research Seminar in the subject line.

Hope you can join us!

Open access to Canadian legal journals expanding

Open access to Canadian legal journals is constantly expanding. There’s no complete list of open source Canadian legal journals. The following list is culled from various sources:

Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

February 2019

In the month of February, the Osgoode Digital Commons had 35,292 full-text downloads and 72 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 22,768.

Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 2,271 institutions across 172 countries.

The most popular faculty publications were:

The most popular collections were: