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News and information on conducting legal research, including workshops on using legal databases, searching in Omni, and understanding legal citation

Legal Research Workshops: Fall 2022 Schedule

Legal Research Workshops: Fall 2022 Schedule

The Law Library is excited to announce our schedule for the Fall 2022 series of legal research workshops. If you need a refresher for finding legal information within and outside of the library, these sessions are for you!  This series will include virtual sessions held on Zoom every Wednesday from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm. […]

Need help with research?

Need help with research?

As we move into another year of remote reference service, the Law Library’s team of reference librarians are offering you more ways to connect with us for help with your research. We are available to help with navigating library resources, citations, and more. We can also share our screen with you on Zoom to demo […]

Stay up to date with the Covid 19 and the Law research guide

Stay up to date with the Covid 19 and the Law research guide

Since in March 2020, the Covid 19 and the Law research guide has been documenting regulatory responses to the pandemic. While placing special emphasis on the Canadian federal government, the Government of Ontario and the City of Toronto, the guide also provides links to other provinces and territories, the U.S, other countries and regions as […]

Refining your noting up techniques

Refining your noting up techniques

Have you ever wanted to find cases that deal with a specific section of a case, but don’t want to waste your time looking through all the cases that cite your case? Here are some tips to do just that: If you want to note up a particular paragraph on CanLII, look for the text […]

Westlaw and Quicklaw training

Westlaw and Quicklaw training

The library is pleased to offer remote Westlaw and Quicklaw training sessions: Westlaw training Join trainer Jeremy Dunn on Wednesday, February 24 from 12:30 PM to 1 :30 PM for a WestlawNext Canada webinar for Osgoode students.  Joining instructions are below:  Microsoft Teams meeting   Join on your computer or mobile app   Click here […]

Whither the Canadian Human Rights Reporter (CHRR)?

Whither the Canadian Human Rights Reporter (CHRR)?

The Canadian Human Rights Reporter has ceased publication as of December 31, 2020. Subscribers around the country, including libraries, recently experienced access issues with CHRR's content and their website, which led to many wondering what happened. Canadian Human Rights Reporter logo A recent announcement from Shelagh Day, President and Senior Editor of CHRR, was sent […]

WestlawNext Canada training

WestlawNext Canada training

Join trainer Jeremy Dunn on Wednesday, November 18 from 1 PM to 2 PM for a WestlawNext Canada webinar for Osgoode upper year and graduate students.  Joining instructions are below:   Join Microsoft Teams Meeting   +1 647-497-6301   Canada, Toronto (Toll)   Conference ID: 655 874 165#   Local numbers