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.
Check out Reference librarian Ilana Newman’s new digital display featuring a selection of Osgoode Hall Law School Library's titles on enslavement, forced labour, and human trafficking. Check out Reference librarian Ilana Newman’s new digital display featuring a selection of the Law library's titles on enslavement, forced labour, and human trafficking. Like what you see? You […]
Join us for a zoom library orientation next Mon., Sept. 13 OR Wed., Sept. 15 at 12:30 PM. We will be covering library privileges and services, library resources, the Omni library catalogue, research guides, databases and more. Anyone wishes to learn about library resources, spaces, and services is welcome to join. Join at https://yorku.zoom.us/j/94283015312
As we move into another year of remote reference service, the Law Library’s team of reference librarians are offering you more ways to connect with us for help with your research. We are available to help with navigating library resources, citations, and more. We can also share our screen with you on Zoom to demo […]
Following the provincial COVID-19 measures and York University guidelines, limited study seats are available on the Upper Floor of the Law Library from Monday August 30, 2021. Study seats reservation MUST be made through the online booking system LibCal. You can request up to 3 hours per day and up to 24 hours in advance. You […]
A federal election has been called and will take place on September 20th, 2021. Below are a few resources for researching Canadian election law and related topics. Elections Canada Resource Centre: This resource centre includes research publications from Elections Canada, as well as links to official legislation, reports, policies of Elections Canada, and much more. […]
As the Fall 2021 semester approaches, brush up on your library research skills with the Law Library's research guides! Prepared by reference librarians, research guides act as pathfinders to information and instructional resources. They are a great place to start your research, and helpful in connecting you with reliable information. For refreshing your legal research […]
July 2021 Last month, the Osgoode Digital Commons received 44,842 full-text downloads and 11 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 18,275. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 1,724 institutions across 182 countries. The most popular papers were: Canada's Vanishing Death Taxes (636 downloads) Indigenous Sovereignty and […]
Curated selections from the law library’s collection are available through Omni, the online catalogue of the York University library system. From the advanced search template on Omni click on the three dots on the top bar and then click on COLLECTION DISCOVERY. So far there are three contributions from the law library: Osgoode Faculty Scholarship […]
June 2021 Last month, the Osgoode Digital Commons received 46,922 full-text downloads and 13 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 18,253. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 1,805 institutions across 180 countries. The most popular papers were: Government Student Loans, Government Debts and Bankruptcy: A Comparative […]
We’re well into summer now, and whether you’re wilting in the heat or have considered proposing marriage to your air conditioner, you may be interested in some reading material between the spring and fall terms. With that in mind, we’ve put together a short list of blogs that may catch your interest.