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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.

New Books at the Law Library – November 28, 2005

E78.C2 D545 2005 Jane Dickson-Gilmore & Carol La Prairie, Will the circle be unbroken? : aboriginal communities, restorative justice, and the challenges of conflict and change (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005). More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn=0802089224 KA70.T4 L55 LAW LIBRARY reserve collection P. Bradley Limpert, Technology contracting : law, precedents and commentary (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, […]

Grade of ‘A’ for UBC Library

The Globe and Mail University Report Card ranks UBC Library as one of the two top-ranked libraries of the ten universities in the large-sized category. For further details, see: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/reportcard/

New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2005

HD7096.C2 C384 2004 Canada, Parliament. House of Commons, Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills Development, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, Restoring financial governance and accessibility in the Employment Insurance Program. Part one, Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills Development, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities […]

New Books at the Law Library – October 31, 2005

DT450.435 .R92 2005 Susan M. Thomson & J. Zoë Wilson, eds., Rwanda and the Great Lakes region : ten years on from genocide (Halifax: Dalhousie University, International Insights Society, 2005). GN666 .R88 2005 Peter H. Russell, Recognizing Aboriginal title : the Mabo case and indigenous resistance to English-settler colonialism (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005). […]

Dean Emeritus George F. Curtis

From http://www.law.ubc.ca/news/2005/oct/10_24_2005_curtis.html It is with great sorrow that the Faculty of Law announces the passing of our founding dean, Dean Emeritus George F. Curtis. To many, Dean Curtis is the Faculty of Law. He started the UBC Faculty of Law in 1948 and remained dean until his retirement in 1971. He saw the school through […]

Canada’s First Library Robot Serves Phase One of Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

For the UBC Media Release dated Oct. 3, 2005, see http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/media/releases/2005/mr-05-118.html For more information about the ASRS (Automated Storage and Retrieval System), see http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/asrs/whatis.html To find out how to retrieve materials from the ASRS, see http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/asrs/how-to/

The Index to Common Law Festschriften

http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/databases/alt/festschrift/ 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 […]

New Books at the Law Library – September 26, 2005

E98.B87 M34 2005 Joseph Eliot Magnet & Dwight A. Dorey, Legal aspects of Aboriginal business development (Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005). More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn=0433449462 HQ838 .L36 2005 Barbara Landau, Lorne Wolfson, & Niki Landau, Family mediation and collaborative practice handbook, 4th ed. (Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005). More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn=0433445963 JL86.O4 C39 2004 Canada, Parliament, […]

New E-book Collection – Making of Modern Law

The Making of Modern Law, also known as “MOML” is the latest collection of e-book records loaded into our catalogue. Representing over 21,000 works, the collection covers American and British legal history of the 19th and early 20th centuries (1800-1926). Titles include casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches […]

New Books at the Law Library – September 12, 2005

E98.F4 H377 2004 Douglas C. Harris, Land, fish, and law : the legal geography of Indian reserves and Native fisheries in British Columbia, 1850-1927 (Toronto: York University, 2004). HE595.D3 U558 2004 ed. 14 v.2 United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Transport of dangerous goods : recommendations, 14th rev. ed. (New […]

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