Law Library Blog

The Law Library Blog provides up-to-date information regarding services, events, resources, and news relevant to the Law Library at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver.

Careers in Law: Annotated Bibliography

The UBC Law Library has a new guide available at http://guides.library.ubc.ca/lawcareers providing an annotated bibliography for law students and graduates investigating non-traditional positions that do not directly involve the practice of law (such as in fields of business, publishing, real estate, the arts, education, social services, and countless other areas).

VPN (Virtual Private Network) – Accessing Library Resources Off-Campus

VPN (Virtual Private Network) The UBC Library is hoping that most users will be using VPN as their primary method for accessing Library resources from off-campus (as an alternative to using the proxy server). VPN is a service provided by ITServices. Advantages • once a network connection is established, the user is essentially “on campus” […]

Recent SCC Decisions

Haida Nation v. British Columbia (Minister of Forests), 2004 SCC 73 November, 18 2004, No 29419 http://www.canlii.org/ca/cas/scc/2004/2004scc73.html Crown — Honour of Crown — Duty to consult and accommodate Aboriginal peoples — Whether the Crown has duty to consult and accommodate Aboriginal peoples prior to making decisions that might adversely affect their as yet unproven Aboriginal […]

Dr. Ivan Head

Message from Dean Mary Anne Bobinski – 11/2/2004 5:13:08 PM Faculty, Staff, and students of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Ivan Head, who succumbed to cancer on Monday, November 11, 2004, at 74 years of age. Dr. Head was a distinguished UBC legal scholar, […]

Privacy & the USA Patriot Act

Privacy & the USA Patriot Act – Implications for British Columbia Public Sector Outsourcing http://www.oipcbc.org/sector_public/usa_patriot_act/patriot_act.htm Earlier this year the Information and Privacy Commissioner invited submissions on two questions relating to possible implications of the USA Patriot Act for outsourcing of public services by public bodies in British Columbia… On October 29, 2004, the Information and […]

Mary Anne Bobinski, Dean & Five New Faculty Appointments

Dean Mary Anne Bobinski is featured Volume 62 Part 5 of the September 2004 edition of the Advocate or online (pages 657-659). This article is written by UBC law professor, Janis Sarra. It is currently available in the unbound journal area of the Reserve Room. An article about the Five New Faculty Appointments (Natasha Affolder, […]

Apple Festival

Don’t miss Apple Festival next weekend – rain or shine! 14th ANNUAL UBC APPLE FESTIVAL Vancouver’s Largest Everything-About-Apples Festival! Taste more than 60 apple varieties, organic & conventional apples for sale, apple tree sales, children’s corner, Harvest Bistro, Marketplace, live music, organic apple pies, live demonstrations of espalier, grafting & cider press, BC Fruit Testers […]

Library Fines

from http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/libaccount-email.html From September 30, 2004, Library privileges (including remote access to online databases) will be suspended if • you owe fines from last year (prior to August 2004) or • you owe $50 or more. Please pay fines to avoid suspension. Pay your fines by visiting Koerner, Main, Education, Robson Square, Woodward or the […]

Updated – Dagmar Bonkowski

Message from Sandra Wilkins Dear All, It is with great regret and deep sadness that I advise you of Dagmar Bonkowski

EISIL

EISIL – Electronic Information System for International Law: http://www.eisil.org/ There is an excellent article describing how to get the most out of EISIL at http://www.llrx.com/features/eisil.htm. EISIL’s “More information” links provide correct legal citations for international materials. EISIL may also be used for Cite Checking, as well as a source of ideas for further research.

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