Canadian Legal Research Blog

WestlawNext Canada: search options and tips for effective searching

Over the next several months the WestlawNext Canada (WLNC) platform will be rolled out to existing subscribers, and made available to new subscribers. Law students on academic accounts will not have access until September 2014, but faculty will have access …

Proliferation of case law and attempts to address it

Justice Geoff Lindsay of the Supreme Court of New South Wales recently addressed the Australian Law Librarians Association on “The future of authorised law reporting in Australia“. Justice Lindsay

  • refers to the important function of “authorised” law reports

Case digest systems vary considerably: a good topic for further study

In a recent post on, entitled Law Reports, Digests and Public Access to Legal Information, Louis Mirando discussed various considerations regarding whether the Law Library at Osgoode Hall should maintain its print subscription to the Canadian Abridgment