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Legal research workshops

Need help with your research papers? Look no further! The semester is well underway and many of you are thinking about writing research papers. To help you navigate the intricacies of legal research the law library is pleased to offer a series of legal research workshops. All sessions will take place on Zoom on Wednesdays […]

New digital display on enslavement and forced labour

Check out Reference librarian Ilana Newman’s new digital display featuring a selection of Osgoode Hall Law School Library's titles on enslavement, forced labour, and human trafficking. Check out Reference librarian Ilana Newman’s new digital display featuring a selection of the Law library's titles on enslavement, forced labour, and human trafficking. Like what you see? You […]

Library Orientation Fall 2021

Join us for a zoom library orientation next Mon., Sept. 13 OR Wed., Sept. 15 at 12:30 PM. We will be covering library privileges and services​, library resources, the Omni library catalogue, research guides, databases and more. Anyone wishes to learn about library resources, spaces, and services is welcome to join. Join at https://yorku.zoom.us/j/94283015312

Refresh your library research skills

As the Fall 2021 semester approaches, brush up on your library research skills with the Law Library's research guides! Prepared by reference librarians, research guides act as pathfinders to information and instructional resources. They are a great place to start your research, and helpful in connecting you with reliable information. For refreshing your legal research […]

Library’s digital collections highlighted

Curated selections from the law library’s collection are available through Omni, the online catalogue of the York University library system. From the advanced search template on Omni click on the three dots on the top bar and then click on COLLECTION DISCOVERY. So far there are three contributions from the law library: Osgoode Faculty Scholarship […]

Doing research on historical Canadian statutes? Look no further!

The Law Library has access to many wonderful resources for historical debates, bills, statutes and many other legislative materials, both federal, provincial and territorial.  These are a few of the most-used resources: HeinOnline LLMC Digital Canadian Parliamentary Historical Resources Early Canadiana Online Internet Archive To access links to specific resources and to see what other […]

Climate change and the law

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges our world faces. Our latest virtual book display highlights eBooks (and one Canadian print title) in the Law Library’s collection addressing the legal response to climate change. Check it out!