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 […]
A federal election has been called and will take place on September 20th, 2021. Below are a few resources for researching Canadian election law and related topics. Elections Canada Resource Centre: This resource centre includes research publications from Elections Canada, as well as links to official legislation, reports, policies of Elections Canada, and much more. […]
If you are looking for Canadian content, the Index to Canadian Legal Literature (ICLL) is a good resource to consult as it contains references to articles and cases. ICLL can be found in the WestlawNext database under the Finding Tools section. If the citation is blue or hyperlinked, it means the full-text article is available directly through the database as we see in the example below. To access the article, just click […]
In December 2020, Canadian Human Rights Reporter (CHRR), a valued resource for human rights law in Canada, ceased publication after 40 years. While this was a loss to the Canadian legal research community, it was followed with the news that the contents of the publication would soon be made available on CanLii. As of this […]
HeinOnline has developed a new feature to help you save, manage, and access your research by linking your MyHein profile with your Google account. This Google Single Sign-On (SSO) will automatically log you into to both Google and MyHein as soon as you begin your research on HeinOnline, ensuring that your search history and research […]
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 - […]
Join Lexis Nexis trainer Cathy Hayhow this Wednesday, October 21 from 1 PM to 2PM for a Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar for Osgoode upper year and graduate students. Joining instructions are below: Prior to the meeting, if you wish to test your connection to our WebEx Training Centre, please access: Webex Test Instructions: Join the […]
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 […]
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.
In response to York University suspending face-to-face instruction as of Monday, March 16th, the Zotero for Legal Research Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, March 18th, has been cancelled. For more information on using Zotero, please consult the Law Library's Research Guide, or contact the Reference Librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your understanding.