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Legal research workshops

Need help with your research papers? Look no further! The semester is well underway and many of you are thinking about writing research papers. To help you navigate the intricacies of legal research the law library is pleased to offer a series of legal research workshops. All sessions will take place on Zoom on Wednesdays […]

New digital display on enslavement and forced labour

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 […]

Need help with research?

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 […]

Library’s digital collections highlighted

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 […]

Doing research on historical Canadian statutes? Look no further!

The Law Library has access to many wonderful resources for historical debates, bills, statutes and many other legislative materials, both federal, provincial and territorial.  These are a few of the most-used resources: HeinOnline LLMC Digital Canadian Parliamentary Historical Resources Early Canadiana Online Internet Archive To access links to specific resources and to see what other […]

Climate change and the law

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!

RA Research seminars are almost here

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. […]

RA Research seminars

Join the library's reference team for a series of legal research sessions from Monday May 3 to 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. All sessions will take […]

Legal research certification

  Enhance your legal research skills and impress your prospective employer by earning legal research certification from LexisNexis Canada, Thomson Reuters and VLex Justis What’s available? LexCanLearn Legal Research Certification from LexisNexis Canada: Module 1 - Basic Features of Online Legal Research Module 2 - Natural Language, Boolean Searching & Post-Search Filtering Module 3 - […]