The last day of the Osgoode Study Space for Winter 2021 is Thursday April 29, 2021. This service will resume in the Fall. Meanwhile the Curbside Pickup Service is still available. Watch the step-by-step video about the service. Stay safe and be healthy!
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.
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 […]
Since in March 2020, the Covid 19 and the Law research guide has been documenting regulatory responses to the pandemic. While placing special emphasis on the Canadian federal government, the Government of Ontario and the City of Toronto, the guide also provides links to other provinces and territories, the U.S, other countries and regions as […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
In December 2020, Canadian Human Rights Reporter (CHRR), a valued resource for human rights law in Canada, ceased publication after 40 years. While this was a loss to the Canadian legal research community, it was followed with the news that the contents of the publication would soon be made available on CanLii. As of this […]
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!
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. […]
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 […]