Legal Research

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Lexis Advance Quicklaw & WestlawNext Canada Training Sessions – Sept. 2016

The Law Library is offering the following training sessions for current Allard School of Law students and faculty. WestlawNext Canada Monday, September 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lexis Advance Quicklaw (*NEW* interface with that replaces LexisNexis Quicklaw) Monday, September 26, 2016 at […]

Finding a Case from a Legal Citation

The UBC Law Library has a new research guide: Finding a Case from a Legal Citation

Info for All Non-Graduate Law Students

[updated July 6, 2009] [This deals with information specifically for non-graduate law students. For information specific to graduate law students, click here.] Circulation Supervisor: • Purnima Chandra Librarians: • Mary Mitchell • Sandra Wilkins • Elim Wong Administrative Details: Library Card and Transit Pass • Get your UBCcard from the UBC Bookstore’s Carding Office. • […]

Theses Resources

Theses Resources is a link available from the Law Library homepage. Links include: • UBC Law Theses & Dissertations • Theses Canada Portal • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses – Full Text The UBC Library subscribes to the full text of all titles published in the ProQuest Digital Dissertations database from 1997-2007. • Theses & Dissertations […]

The Index to Common Law Festschriften Excerpt: The Index to Common Law Festschriften This is the first index of contributions to common law Festschriften and fills a serious bibliographic gap in the literature of the common law. The German word Festschrift is now the universally accepted term in the legal academy for a published collection of legal essays written by […]

Newspapers and News Sources

Looking for newspaper articles? Check out this site for information… Please note: most online resources are restricted to UBC students, faculty, staff, and visitors working in the Library.

LLMC Digital

LLMC (Law Library Microform Consortium) Digital is a collection of digital legal materials that will grow over a planned ten year period, beginning in 2003. The collection consists of U.S. federal material relating to the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government. The Foreign Jurisdictions collection includes British Columbia Statutes, British Columbia Law Reports, Canada […]

CanLII’s Eliisa Search Engine

CanLII has some exciting new changes! For those of you who have not looked at the site recently, please visit to try out the new search engine – Eliisa. CanLII’s Eliisa is now faster and lets you: • search by neutral citation; • note up every decision with a neutral citation; • use checkboxes […]

Careers in Law: Annotated Bibliography

The UBC Law Library has a new guide available at 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).


EISIL – Electronic Information System for International Law: There is an excellent article describing how to get the most out of EISIL at 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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