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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!

RA Research seminars are almost here

Join the library's reference team for a series of legal research sessions starting on Monday, May 3 and continuing daily through Friday, May 7.  While the sessions are geared towards students who will be working as Research Assistants this summer, all students are welcome to participate. You can join us for any or all the sessions. […]

Finding Law E-Books Guide

In response to the rise in e-book usage at the library, we recently created a new guide on finding law e-books to make it easier to navigate and access them.   The guide can be found under our Research Guides and at the following link: Finding Law E-Books Guide  In the guide you will find the major e-book platforms, such as Brill, Elgar Online, and ProView, where you […]

RA Research seminars

Join the library's reference team for a series of legal research sessions from Monday May 3 to Friday May 7.  While the sessions are geared towards students who will be working as Research Assistants this summer, all students are welcome to participate. You can join us for any or all the sessions. All sessions will take […]

Legal research certification

  Enhance your legal research skills and impress your prospective employer by earning legal research certification from LexisNexis Canada, Thomson Reuters and VLex Justis What’s available? LexCanLearn Legal Research Certification from LexisNexis Canada: Module 1 - Basic Features of Online Legal Research Module 2 - Natural Language, Boolean Searching & Post-Search Filtering Module 3 - […]

Browse Library Books Virtually

For those of us who used to enjoy visiting the library and wonder between shelves to browse for interesting titles, this pandemic era hasn’t been fun. The bad news is we may not return to those days anytime soon, but the good news is technology may help in some ways. York Libraries’ catalogue has added […]