New Library Databases

The Law Library now has access to two new databases: Lloyd’s Law Reports Online and Dispute Resolution!

Both available through Informa, Lloyd’s Law Reports provides authoritative content from industry experts in the maritime and commercial sector, while Dispute Resolution offers insight on key judgments in arbitration law and practice.

Access both databases at the links below:

Lloyd’s Law Reports
https://ocul-yor.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01OCUL_YOR/q36jf8/alma991036308649505164

Dispute Resolution
https://ocul-yor.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01OCUL_YOR/q36jf8/alma991036308649405164

Streaming legal videos from the library catalogue

While you may look to the library catalogue to help you find print and electronic materials for your research, did you know that you also have access to legal videos and films that you can stream from home? Whether it is for research projects or simply your entertainment, you can find legal films or law-related titles to stream at the links below:

For assistance in searching the catalogue, contact the reference librarians at lawref@osgoode.yorku.ca.

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.

Lexis Advance Quicklaw and WestlawNext Canada training

Not sure whether to use Quicklaw or Westlaw?

Both services offer access to unique content. To find out which sources are available on each service and how to use them effectively, attend the training sessions next week:

Lexis Advance Quicklaw:  Wednesday, January 29

WestlawNext Canada: 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

New from the Library Collection

Whether you’re faculty, JD student, graduate student or participating in the Moot Team, there’s something for everyone in the Osgoode Library’s growing collection. Here are some of the latest acquisitions in the library’s collection:

For information on the library’s recent acquisitions, e-resources, and databases, head to our New Titles list, and remember to subscribe to receive monthly updates!