Tag Archives: legal resources

Free COVID-19 Resources from LexisNexis Canada

LexisNexis Canada is providing free public access to the Lawyer's Daily breaking news and analysis articles on COVID-19. They will also also be offering no-cost access to COVID-19 related content from Lexis Practice Advisor. Please use the following links to access these resources: The Lawyer's Daily News & Analysis on COVID-19 Lexis Practice Advisor Coronavirus Guidance […]

CanLII's Law, Government and Open Data Conference & Hackathon

I had the opportunity to speak about linked data at the Canadian Legal Information Institute's Law, Government and Open Data Conference & Hackathon in Ottawa this past weekend. My presentation was entitled Linked Data and Canadian Legal Resources and my slides and speaking notes are available on York Space. It has a fantastic event which began […]

Will the Public Lose Access to Essential Legal Documents?

"When people say everything's online," says Jerry Dupont of the Law Library Microform Consortium [LLMC], "they're woefully uninformed." Yes, it might seem like we have access to all the legal information we might ever need but Jerry Dupont’s observation still rings true.  And while ongoing digitization efforts of law and other libraries continue to benefit […]