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.

UBC Law Faculty Receives $1 Million Gift from Richards Buell Sutton LLP

The Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia has received a $1 million gift from Vancouver law firm Richards Buell Sutton LLP (RBS) towards the faculty’s new building project. For more information and the media release, please click here. For UBC Faculty of Law News announcement, please click here.

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 Global The UBC Library subscribes to the full text of all titles published in the ProQuest Digital Dissertations database from 1997-2007. • Theses & Dissertations Revised July […]

New & Trial Databases

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TRIAL DATABASE International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC) – Trial ends April 18th, 2007 International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC) is a case reporting service that covers the most important public international law issues being decided today in domestic courts around the world. Legal experts in the field cover over sixty countries, providing detailed […]

UBC Law Faculty Receives $1 Million Gift from Borden Ladner Gervais and Ladner Family

The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law today received gifts totaling $1 million from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) and the Ladner family to support its building campaign. UBC plans to construct a new facility on the existing law school site at its Vancouver campus. “The gifts from BLG and the pioneering B.C. Ladner […]

Vice Provost and Associate Vice President Academic Resources pro tem

From http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/ubcthisweek/2007/07feb01.html#12 Effective February 1, 2007, Prof. Wes Pue will take on the role of Vice Provost and Associate Vice President Academic Resources until a new Vice President Academic and Provost takes office. Holder of four degrees, Prof. Pue joined UBC’s Faculty of Law in 1993 as the first incumbent of the Nemetz Chair in […]

Leadership of the UBC Library and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

From http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/ubcthisweek/2007/07feb01.html#13 Catherine Quinlan has offered her resignation as University Librarian, effective March 17. Highlights of her 10-year tenure include the development of the Library’s digital collection and collection of rare and special materials, the establishment of a three-year strategic planning cycle for the Library, developing and obtaining funding for the Chapman Learning Commons, leading […]

UBC Receives $6 Million to Benefit Legal Education and Community Access to Justice

for the January 22nd, 2007 media release, please click here.

UBC Law Faculty Kicks Off Building Campaign with $1 Million Gift from Farris

UBC Faculty of Law is kicking off a major fundraising campaign to construct a new building thanks to a $1 million gift from Farris, a leading Canadian law firm based in Vancouver. View the Media Release. View the UBC Law News report. View the UBC Public Affairs Media Release.

New Online Databases

AGIS Plus Text (Australian database from informit) AGIS Plus Text is a full text online database which offers secondary law resources covering all aspects of law in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. AGIS Plus Text provides access to articles from over 130 legal journals from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region indexed in […]

University of British Columbia Names New President

from http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/media/releases/2006/mr-06-035.html Excerpt: A scholar specializing in human rights, public international law and international relations has been appointed the 12th president and vice-chancellor of The University of British Columbia. Stephen Toope, president of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, succeeds Dr. Martha Piper, who completes her nine years’ service to the university on June 30, 2006. […]