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Osgoode Hall Law Library is constantly adding new titles to our collection, both electronically and in print. Check out the list of our recent acquisitions here – https://researchguides.library.yorku.ca/lawlibrarynewacquisitions

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First Year JD. rare book room tour

First year JD students are invited to come to the library for a tour of the rare book room. The tour will take place on Tuesday August 27th. One tour will take place at 2:45pm. The other will take place at 3pm. Each tour will have a maximum of 20 students each. Sign up for the tour time you want by emailing Daniel Perlin, associate librarian, at dperlin@osgoode.yorku.ca

Note that one person from each tour will win a $50 gift certificate to the York University bookstore!

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 –
http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2019/06/24/york-university-libraries-moving-to-new-search-platform-in-december/?http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?utm_source=YFile_Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=Current-News&utm_campaign=yfile .

WestlawNext Canada training

The library is pleased to offer WestlawNext Canada training.

Date: Wednesday, February 27

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Room 2011

WestlawNext Canada offers access to unique content, similar but different to Lexis Advance Quicklaw. Knowing which sources are available on the different services will help you research effectively.

To register send a message to lawref@osgoode.yorku.ca with Westlaw training in the subject.

Hope you can join us!

Handy new linking feature on Irwin Law eBooks collection

When you’re reading an Irwin Law eBook you can now link to cases and statutes in CanLII and in BaiLII, the British and Irish Legal Information Institute website.

You’ll need to create an account for DesLibris, the platform that hosts Irwin Law and you’ll need to use the Google Chrome browser to take advantage of this feature.

Click on “Sign In” and select the “Sign Up” button.

Highlight the case or statute you’re interested in and right click.

Select Search with CANLII. You will be brought right into CanLII, and the case or statute will be the first result on the screen.