General Announcements

Law Library Food and Drink Policy


Law Students & Faculty: Test Collaborative Technology

Law students and faculty: have your say! Test collaborative technology being considered for library group study rooms. Please come by the Law Library (the main floor of the library, near the window facing west) to test and comment on media:scape Integrated Technologies. Bring your laptop/iPad/similar device (please bring VGA adapters for Apple devices as well) […]

Law Students: Test Out Classroom Chairs in the Law Library!

Law students: have your say! Please come by the Law Library to test and comment on classroom chairs for the new Law School.

UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award 2011

Nominations are now open for the 2011 UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. Established by the Library in 2010, this Award focuses on new and innovative ways of communicating and disseminating knowledge.  The Award honours UBC faculty, staff and students who are expanding the boundaries of research through the creative use of new tools […]

UBC Library Technology Survey: Enter to Win an iPod

Participate in UBC Library’s technology survey – and enter to win an iPod Nano! UBC Library recently released its strategic plan for the next five years.  Technology and the digital agenda are a key component of this plan and in order to serve you better, this is an invitation for you to participate in a […]

LibQUAL+® 2010 @ UBC Library

How can UBC Library serve you better? Please tell us! Click here for information.

Oxford Constitutions of the World

UBC Library now has subscriptions to: – Constitutions of the Countries of the World Online Provides access to 187 country constitutions with extensive commentary from leading scholars worldwide. – Constitutions of Dependencies and Territories Online Provides English translations and commentary on the constitutions of 40 countries and their 170 dependencies and territories, as well as […]

New Environmental Law Databases

The Law Library has cancelled its print updating services for both the Environment Reporter and International Environment Reporter published by BNA.  The content of these reporters is available via three databases, accessible from the Law Library homepage under Databases. Environment & Safety Library Analysis, news, statutes and regulations, primary source documents, and compliance tools to […]


On December 31, 2009, the old UBC Vancouver Campus Virtual Private Network (VPN) service will be replaced by myVPN, which has been available since early September. If you’ve been using the old VPN to remotely access UBC online resources, and you would like to maintain that access, you will need to start using the new […]

UBC Law Buildings – Past, Present and Future

There is a new display in foyer of the Law Library, which features photographs of the original army huts through to a rendering of the 2011 home of the Law School. There are people wearing suits while researching in the library with books – not a computer in sight, a student with mutton chops lounging […]