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Bibliojuris Presents: Law Workshops for the Winter 2019 Semester

BiblioJuris is a workshop series offered at the Brian Dickson Law Library that focuses on helping students advance their researching skills. These workshops are designed for upper year students who have already taken the first year legal research courses. Here’s the list of the workshops planned for the Winter 2019 semester:

  • Searching case law: February 6th 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm (English) and February 7th 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm, (French). Do you need to search for case law and doesn’t know where to start? This workshop might be for you. Learn how to be efficient into locating case law in SOQUIJ, La Référence, Lexis Advance Quicklaw and WestlawNext Canada. You’ll learn where you can find case law from Canada, Quebec, Australia, United States and France. Register to the workshop offered in the language of your choice (French or English)
  • Lexis Advance Quicklaw training: February 11th 2019, 11:30am to 1pm (English) and Feburary 14th 2019, 11:30am to 1pm (French), room FTX 430. This workshop, provided by a Lexis trainer, will help you learn everything you need to know about using this database. Register to the workshop offered in the language of your choice (French or English).
  • Zotero: February 12th 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm (French) and February 13th 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm (English). Zotero is a bibliography management software. That category of software allows to create a database with the sources you’ve used and using these data to create a first version of your bibliography. There are thousands of bibliographic styles available including the McGill Guide. Register to the workshop offered in the language of your choice (French or English).
  • Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation,9th edition (McGill Guide): February 25th 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm (English) and February 27th 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm (French). Do you have difficulties when it comes to cite your documents? Are all the rules from the McGill Guide are confusing? If so, this workshop is for you! At the end of this workshop, you’ll have a better understanding of the basic rules of the McGill and will be able to use it more efficiently. Register to the workshop offered in the language of your choice (French or English).
  • WestlawNext Canada training: Feburary 26th 2019, 11:30am to 1pm (English) and Feburary 28th 2019, 11:30am to 1pm (French), room FTX 430. This workshop, provided by a Westlaw trainer, will help you learn everything you need to know about using this database. Register to the workshop offered in the language of your choice (French or English).

Please, take note that the workshops offered by external trainers might get cancelled if there is no registration 24 hours prior to the workshop. Come back to visit the website once in a while since other workshops might get added throughout the semester.

Law Films and Videos

  • The Law Library has a collection of ~120 DVDs for both instructional and entertainment purposes. It includes a wide array of Hollywood and foreign films, documentaries, and tutorials.Browse new titles on Dropmark

FTX Room 403

  • A new accessible study room reserved for law students is now available! The renovation of this room was made possible from donations from funds donated from Common Law alumni from the 1980s. This seminar room comes equipped with a large screen LCD flat panel display television, with four HDMI cable and six power outlets. There is also a high end Macintosh computer for video production and graphic design. Various adapters for your laptops come with access to this room. 
  • To reserve the room, please visit the staff at the services desk at the Brian Dickson Library. For more information on our facilities click here.

Borrow a Gown at the Brian Dickson Law Library !

  • Need to borrow a gown ?  More details about this new service offered at the Brian Dickson Law Library- click here.

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