E-Book Access @ the Osgoode Law Library

The Law Library continues to provide access to electronic books on a variety of different platforms. These books can be found in the library catalogue and accessed remotely using your Passport York user ID and password. 

However, some publishers are temporarily providing extended access to their electronic materials during the duration of the COVID-19 emergencies. Please note that this is temporary access and each publisher provides their own instructions and guidelines. The following list will help you navigate the kind of access available to you.  

Feel free to contact a Reference Librarian if you need further assistance.  

Email: lawref@osgoode.yorku.ca 

Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm 

Zoom consultation available on request. 

Library Catalogue – https://www.library.yorku.ca/web/ 

Publisher How to Access Content 
Bloomsbury Collections: Law (Temporary Access) Temporary access on the publisher’s website Selection of e-books on various law topics 
Brill Online Library catalogue Human rights and humanitarian law collection  International law collection 
 
Elgar Online Library catalogue Selection of e-books on various law topics 
Emond Casebooks (Temporary Access) Visit the publisher’s website for access code  Law casebooks 
Hart Publishing Library catalogue Selection of e-books on various law topics 
HeinOnline Library catalogue Selection of e-books on various law topics 
Irwin Law E-Books (Temporary unlimited access for multiple users) Library catalogue E-books on various topics such as the Essentials of Canadian Law series 
Lexis Advance Quicklaw (Osgoode) Personal accounts for law faculty and students  Selection of e-books on various law topics with temporary access to additional textbooks, legal encyclopedia, cases and legislation.
Lexis Advance Quicklaw (York wide) Library catalogue  Selection of e-books on various law topics  
Oxford Handbooks Online Library catalogue Selection of e-books on various law topics 
Oxford Scholarship Online Library catalogue Selection of e-books on various law topics  
Proview  Library catalogue Selected loose-leaf titles in e-book format 
WestlawNext Canada (Osgoode) Personal accounts for law faculty and students  Selection of e-books on various law topics
COVID-19 Canada Resource Centre  
WestlawNext Canada (York wide) Library catalogue Selection of e-books on various law topics