All posts by Sharon Wang

Library Orientation Fall 2021

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

Browse Library Books Virtually

For those of us who used to enjoy visiting the library and wonder between shelves to browse for interesting titles, this pandemic era hasn’t been fun. The bad news is we may not return to those days anytime soon, but the good news is technology may help in some ways. York Libraries’ catalogue has added […]

Oxford Bibliographies Online

An experienced researcher knows the value of a well prepared subject bibliography. An annotated subject bibliography is usually prepared by leading scholars or librarians to provide other researchers with a selected or comprehensive list of research materials related to that subject. Depending on the subject, bibliographies typically include books, peer review journal articles, and other […]

JustCite Introduces Precedent Map

JustCite is a legal citator and search engine for researching UK statutes and cases. It cross-references UK cases, legislation, and secondary commentaries to allow researchers to find related materials. It works very similarly like the Westlaw Keycite and Quicklaw Note Up service. Today, JustCite launched the "Precedent Map" feature, allowing the visualizing of relationships between […]

Customary International Humanitarian Law Database

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has recently launched a FREE online database on customary international humanitarian law (IHL). This database is an expansion of the 2005 published study of IHL, conducted by ICRC in consultation with experts from around the world. It includes two parts. Part One offers a comprehensive analysis of […]