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The British Are Leaving!

A form of Brexit is currently taking place in the Great Library’s American Room. British law reports and statutes are leaving. But not to worry – these materials are being cleaned and moved to their new location on the library’s 1st floor. Continue reading


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When Worlds Collide

Real life legal research problems are rarely neat and tidy, or confined within the boundaries of one area of law. Client situations often require research into inter-related aspects of family and estates law, criminal and civil law, or employment and immigration law, for example. So, where can you find practical resources to meet this research challenge?  Continue reading


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New Module of Lexis Practice Advisor available at the Great Library

If you have ever used Lexis Practice Advisor Canada, you know the range of practical information it has to offer: checklists, precedents, sample clauses and flow charts, as well as practice notes and drafting tips contributed by leading Canadian lawyers and law firms. The Great Library’s subscription to Practice Advisor now includes the Litigation & Dispute Resolution module.  Continue reading