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 publications. Soft seating is available in this area.
You can sign up to receive notifications for the New Titles LibGuide available on the Law Library website – https://researchguides.library.yorku.ca/lawlibrarynewacquisitions

Online access to the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (9th edition) a.k.a McGill Guide is now available in addition to the print copies.

The Law Library Team will like to wish you a successful and productive academic year! Stop by to speak to any of us for your library related questions.

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 if you haven’t already done so.
If you need further assistance, please contact the Reference Librarians at lawref@osgoode.yorku.ca, (416) -736-5207

 

 

Law Reviews Now Available on CanLII

Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII ) last week announced the addition of law reviews to its platform – http://www.slaw.ca/2018/03/23/%e2%98%80%ef%b8%8f-we-now-have-law-reviews-on-canlii-%e2%98%80%ef%b8%8f/. The journals featured in this launch can be found by selecting “Commentary” and under “Periodicals”, select “Law Journal Issues”.  https://www.canlii.org/en/commentary/journals/

This is an additional source for accessing Canadian law journals. The coverage is from 2015 onwards.

International Women’s Day 2017

Status of Women Canada – http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/commemoration/iwd-jif/theme-en.html

March 8 is commemorated as International Women’s Day (IWD) to recognize the spirit of determination and courage by women in their countries and communities. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women globally.

Status of Women Canada’s 2017 theme is titled “Equality Matters”. See more here – http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/commemoration/iwd-jif/theme-en.html

UN Women’s 2017 theme focuses on Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) taking place at the UN Headquarters, New York March 16 – 22 will discuss issues on women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work – http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/csw

Don’t forget to consult the library’s vast collection of electronic, print and media resources for any research on any of these themes. You can consult our research guides on various topics such as gender and the law, women’s studies and feminism, human rights, labour law etc.