Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar

Join Lexis Nexis trainer Cathy Hayhow this Thurdsay, June 4 at 11 AM for a Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar for Osgoode students. Whether you’re working as a Research Assistant, starting your career as an articling student or just interested in brushing up your research skills, this webinar is for you. Please follow the link below to register:

Lexis Advance Quicklaw for Osgoode Research Assistants – Thurs June 4th 11:00 am

Wishing everyone a healthy and safe summer!

Virtual Legal Research Workshop

This year the Library is pleased to offer a legal research workshop via Zoom on Wednesday May 6, from 10 AM to 12:30 PM.

While the session is geared primarily to Research Assistants, all students are welcome to participate.

Topics to be covered:

• Using Omni
• Accessing eBooks
• Finding journal articles for legal and multidisciplinary topics
• Historical legal research
• Noting up legislation and cases
• Finding foreign, comparative and international law materials
• Using Zotero
• Creating profiles in ORCID and Scopus

Please RSVP by Friday, May 1 at https://webform.osgoode.yorku.ca/view.php?id=674693. You will receive a Zoom invitation prior to the workshop.

We hope that you can join us!

Enhanced learning support from Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters  offers complimentary online WebEx training for WestlawNext, Practical Law, Proview, and Taxnet Pro.

Students can book a free online training session with Jeremy Dunn, Senior Customer Learning Consultant, here. Jeremy is also available to answer any questions at Jeremy.Dunn@thomsonreuters.com.

Online Help Resources, including downloadable user guides and tutorial videos are available at the Thomson Reuters Customer Learning Centre.

New! COVID-19 Research Guide

As the COVID-19 pandemic affects daily life around the world, governments, the legal system and International organizations have responded with a variety of emergency measures. The measures include bills, regulations, orders and statutes addressing the evolving nature of the pandemic. This guide will be updated regularly as new information emerges from different jurisdictions.

We are here to help!

Even though classes have moved online and the library is closed, we are still providing research help. If you’re writing a paper and need help finding resources or have any research related questions, email us at lawref@osgoode.yorku.ca. Working from home, the Reference librarians are responding to questions weekdays between 10 AM and 4 PM.

Free COVID-19 Resources from LexisNexis Canada

LexisNexis Canada is providing free public access to the Lawyer’s Daily breaking news and analysis articles on COVID-19. They will also also be offering no-cost access to COVID-19 related content from Lexis Practice Advisor.

Please use the following links to access these resources:

Reminder about Lexis Advance Quicklaw and WestlawNext Canada training

If you’re not sure whether to use Quicklaw or Westlaw and want to find out which sources are available on each service and how to use them effectively, attend the upcoming training sessions:

Lexis Advance Quicklaw:  Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 29

WestlawNext Canada: Next Monday, February 3.

Both sessions will be in room 2010 and will run from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.

To register please complete and submit the form at https://webform.osgoode.yorku.ca/view.php?id=518648

We look forward to seeing you there!