Resources by Topic

Legal Research

Key Databases

Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (McGill Guide)  Canadian Resource Image 
  • The authoritative guide to Canadian legal citation rules for citing case law, legislation, periodicals, books and, government documents.
Canadian Legal Information Institute  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Contains statutes and case law from Canadian federal, provincial and, territorial jurisdictions.
Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations
  • Provides definitions for abbreviations of legal publications from Canada, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand and, the United States as well as major foreign language publications.
CriminalSource (Westlaw)  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Contains case law and legislation, as well as Martin's Annual Criminal Code, Martin's Related Criminal Statutes, Canadian Criminal Cases (C.C.C.) and Master Table of Cases.
Department of Justice Canada
  • Contains Canadian government statutes and regulations from the Canadian Department of Justice.
E-laws  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Contains official copies of Ontario’s statutes and regulation.
HeinOnline  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Contains Canadian and international law journals, Canada Supreme Court Reports, Provincial Statutes of Canada and Constitutions of the World.
Irwin Law Collection   Canadian Resource Image 
3 user limit
LawSource (Westlaw)  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Contains case law, legislation and, legal journals and includes The Canadian Abridgment, The Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, the Index to Canadian Legal Literature.
LexisNexis Academic  Canadian Resource Image 
Now Nexis Uni
  • Contains international and domestic newspapers, magazines, trade journals, company financial information, industry and market news, legal resources, medical news and, abstracts and, country profiles.
Library Catalogue
  • Contains listings for the Library’s print book collection, as well as CDs and DVDs.
Quicklaw  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Contains legal information, including case summaries, Halsbury’s Laws of Canada, legal journal articles and, some legal textbooks.
Slaw  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Is an online Canadian legal magazine published since 2005.
Thomson Reuters Law eBooks
  • Contains the following eBooks: Canadian Employment Law, Breathalyzer Law in Canada, Ontario’s Equity Laws, Collective Bargaining and Agreement, Debt Collection, Government Liability: Law and Practice, Handling a Family Law Matter in Ontario, Law of Domestic Conflict in Canada and Law of Human Rights in Canada: Practice and Procedure
WestlawNext Canada  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Contains an extensive collection of Canadian case law, legislation, and, secondary sources from the LawSource and CriminalSource platforms, including: Canadian Abridgment Digests, Canadian Encyclopedic Digest and Martin’s Annual Criminal Code.

Choose from the list to find eResources specific to that type.