The Library’s collection, which numbers over 253,000 volumes, supports the curriculum and research interests of the Faculty. It includes primary legal materials from the major common law countries such as Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom as well as from other selected jurisdictions. The Library subscribes to over 700 scholarly legal periodicals from around the world and collects legal and law-related texts and treatises, loose-leaf publications and microform sets. The Library subscribes to the leading law CD-ROMs and to on-line systems such as Quicklaw, Westlaw, Lexis-Nexis and Westlaw Canada. These offer an increasingly rich array of information in full text as does the Internet.
Provides a comprehensive directory of Canadian law firms, lawyers, judges and government departments.
The Canadian Bar Association’s Pro Bono Committee raises awareness in the profession of pro bono practices.
These organizations make legal information available to the general public in Canada. Many also provide advice and referral to professional lawyers. Here you will also find legal clinics, pro bono legal services, lawyer referral services, and links to Canadian law libraries open to the public.
Site hosts more than 1400 legal print and online law resources are featured in the Carswell and Canada Law Book law collection. All areas of Canadian law have legacy and groundbreaking works in traditional print, currency subscription and powerful web and mobile formats to inform both legal practitioners and professionals in other industries on all aspects of Canadian law.
With more than 500,000 volumes, the Law Library of Osgoode Hall Law School has the largest collection of any law library in the British Commonwealth. It includes the largest collection of historical (pre-1900) Canadian legal texts and primary sources anywhere and a significant collection of early English and American law books. These outstanding print collections, of international calibre, are supplemented by a growing range of online and digital resources, including LexisNexis, Quicklaw and Westlaw Canada, to which all members of the Osgoode community have access. There are many country and topic-specific tools which provide researchers with in-depth access to the laws of Australia, India, the Caribbean, international commercial arbitration and United Nations treaties and documents.