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
The Law Library continues to provide access to electronic books on a variety of different platforms. These books can be found in the library catalogue and accessed remotely using your Passport York user ID and password.
The following list will help you navigate the kind of access available to you.
Feel free to contact a Reference Librarian if you need further assistance.
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:
Zotero is a free tool that helps you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. The Law Library will be running a workshop to teach you how Zotero can help you conduct legal research projects more efficiently.
By the end of the session, you will be able to:
Create in-text citations
Organize and share your references
Generate a bibliography in McGill Guide or other citation styles
Save research sources from the library catalogue, databases and websites
No prior knowledge is required, but please download Zotero on your personal computer before the session. To learn more about Zotero, check out the Law Library’s Research Guide.
To register, please complete and submit the form here.
If you’d like to learn more about our new library catalogue and how to effectively use Omni for your legal research, please join us for one of the workshops this week. Reference librarians will be leading three sessions:
Today: Monday, January 27th Tomorrow: Tuesday, January 28th This Thursday: January 30th
All sessions will run from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm and will be held in Room 2011.
Click here to register. Please note that all sessions require a minimum of 5 participants.