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Service Interruptions – Dec 24, 2008

Due to adverse weather conditions, all UBC libraries and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will be closing by noon, December 24th. The Law Library will be open again on January 2, 2009. Regular hours resume on Monday, January 5, 2009.

BestCase from Canada Law Book

UBC Library now has access to BestCase from Canada Law Book BestCase contains Canada Law Book (CLB) report series, Canadian Criminal Cases, Dominion Law Reports, Labour Arbitration Cases, as well as a comprehensive collection of unreported decisions dating back to 1977. It also includes CLB’s case summary services, such as All-Canada Weekly Summaries and Weekly […]

New Books at the Law Library – December 15, 2008

HV8705 .L33 2008 Nicola Lacey, The Prisoners’ Dilemma: Political Economy and Punishment in Contemporary Democracies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008). KZ6795.I73 I73 2008 Phil Shiner & Andrew Williams, eds., The Iraq War and International Law (Oxford: Hart Pub., 2008).

New Books at the Law Library – December 8, 2008

E78.C2 F544 2008 Catherine Bell & Val Napoleon, eds., First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law: Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008). E92 .F614 2008 Tom Flanagan, First Nations?: Second Thoughts (Montre´al: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008). E99.M47 I83 2008 Thomas Isaac, Me´tis Rights (Saskatoon: Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 2008). HJ5809 .H35 […]

Kill A Watt UBC Library Project

UBC Library has teamed with the Sustainability Office in a new project to circulate Kill A Watt devices that record energy consumption of electrical equipment. By charging out the Kill A Watt, borrowers can monitor the amount of energy that appliances and other components consume. The purpose of the project is to facilitate the University’s […]

New Books at the Law Library – December 1, 2008

K1370 .S27 2008 (LC) Janis Sarra , Employee and Pension Claims During Company Insolvency: A Comparative Study of 62 Jurisdictions (Toronto: Carswell, 2008). KE3619 .I58 2009 (LC) Paul Muldoon et al., An Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy in Canada, (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications Ltd., 2009). KE5015 .R44 2008 (LC) Guy Régimbald., Canadian Administrative Law […]

Law Library Extended Exam Hours & Closures

Extended Exam Hours: The Law Library will be open regular hours through to Tuesday, December 16, except for the following days when the library has a late closing of 10:00 pm. Fridays: December 5 and 12 Sundays: November 30, December 7 and 14 For longer study hours, Koerner Library is open until 11:00 pm daily, […]


The UBC Law Library has an opening for a work study student assistant position from January 5th, 2009 – April 30th, 2009. The position is a 4-hour shift on Thursday evenings, from 6:00 pm -10:00 pm. Duties include shelving; shelf reading; picking up & straightening materials in the book stacks; some circulation desk work; providing […]

New Books at the Law Library – November 24, 2008

K5121 .P457 2008 (LC) Arie Freiberg & Karen Gelb, eds., Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy (Sydney: Hawkins Press, 2008). KE1232 .K56 2008 (LC) Lewis N. Klar, Tort Law, 4th ed. (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2008). KE7709 .M345 2008 (LC) J. Timothy S. McCabe, The Honour of the Crown and its Fiduciary Duties to Aboriginal […]

New eBook Platform Trial – eBrary

The UBC Library is currently running a trial of the eBrary eBook platform. Two collections are available through this site: eDuke (Duke UP eBooks) and Academic Complete. eDuke includes approximately 900 eBooks from Duke University Press, while Academic Complete provides access to 37,000 books across 20 subject areas from a number of publishers, including Springer. […]

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