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About ydina

Yemisi Dina is Chief Law Librarian at the Osgoode Hall Law School Library, York University, Canada.

Law Journals on Open Access

The Osgoode Library continues to commemorate Open Access Week. Today's blog post looks at the the growth of law journals that are available through open access.  In 2019, Sharona Brookman, Osgoode Library Reference Librarian compiled a list of Canadian law journals in “Open Access to Canadian legal journals expanding”. Law journals available on open access continue to grow.This development is very helpful to researchers […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Open Access

Open Access Week 2020 (October 19 –23), is being commemorated globally with different events. This year’s theme is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” The Osgoode Digital Commons Team as part of the events will be posting a series of open access themed blogs throughout this week. The first blog post features and highlights “5 things you need to know […]

Welcome Back!

It’s orientation week for the Class of 2023, welcome to the Osgoode Hall Law School Library! The library space is currently closed but we have loads of resources to support you throughout your studies. All library electronic resources continue to be accessible to support teaching and learning in this new environment. The Osgoode Library has […]

New Library Catalogue

Changes are coming to the library catalogue on December 10, 2019. The new catalogue will feature changes that will allow users to search library databases and electronic resources simultaneously across 13 Ontario university libraries. For more information see the write-up by Adam Taves, Associate Librarian & Implementation Lead for Collaborative Futures, York University Libraries - […]

New Law Databases A - Z List

The appearance of the Law Library Databases list has changed but the list is still the same. The A - Z list is an alphabetical listing of all legal electronic resources. The new look gives you direct access to information about content, description and scope of each resource as you scroll down the list. […]

International Human Rights Day

December 10 commemorates International Human Rights Day all over the world. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Did you know that our collection has one of the best resources on the United Nations and International Human Rights.....check the library catalogue and happy reading. More information […]

HeinOnline Materials in Zotero

Previously, you were able to access full text materials/attachments saved from HeinOnline to Zotero directly while working off campus/remotely. Some changes have been introduced to this option, in order to retrieve your full text materials from Zotero, you will need to follow these steps: After saving your search to Zotero as illustrated in Fig. 1, […]

Library News

The Law Library Team is happy to have everyone back! While you were away, librarians and library staff have worked very hard to bring you new resources. There is a new display area on the Upper Level of the library where you can browse all the new publications that have recently been acquired including Faculty […]

Lexis Advance Quicklaw Is Your New Quicklaw

In September 2016, Lexis Nexis launched a new interface called Lexis Advance Quicklaw. Since then you have still been able to access the old LexisNexisQuicklaw interface. Effective August 31, 2018, the old LexisNexis Quicklaw will no longer be available.  Now would be a good time for you to create a new Lexis Advance Quicklaw account […]