Deactivation of expired Quicklaw accounts

LexisNexis has notified us that they will be deleting expired Quicklaw accounts. If you are a current Osgoode student and your account has been accidentally deleted, please contact Sharona Brookman at In the meantime you can access Quicklaw without a password through our campus wide subscription.  Under Quick Links on the law library’s home page click on Lexis Advance Quicklaw (York). If you are accessing the site remotely you will be prompted to sign on with your Passport York account.

WestlawNext Canada and Lexis Advance Quicklaw training

The library is pleased to offer WestlawNext Canada training on Monday, September 16  and Lexis Advance Quicklaw training on Wednesday, September 18.

Both sessions will be in room 2011 and will run from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.

Both WestlawNext Canada and Lexis Advance Quicklaw offer access to unique content. Knowing which sources are available on each service and how to use them will help you research effectively.

To register please complete and submit the form at

Hope you can join us!

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

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 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: