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.

Privacy & the USA Patriot Act

Privacy & the USA Patriot Act – Implications for British Columbia Public Sector Outsourcing Earlier this year the Information and Privacy Commissioner invited submissions on two questions relating to possible implications of the USA Patriot Act for outsourcing of public services by public bodies in British Columbia… On October 29, 2004, the Information and […]

Mary Anne Bobinski, Dean & Five New Faculty Appointments

Dean Mary Anne Bobinski is featured Volume 62 Part 5 of the September 2004 edition of the Advocate or online (pages 657-659). This article is written by UBC law professor, Janis Sarra. It is currently available in the unbound journal area of the Reserve Room. An article about the Five New Faculty Appointments (Natasha Affolder, […]

Apple Festival

Don’t miss Apple Festival next weekend – rain or shine! 14th ANNUAL UBC APPLE FESTIVAL Vancouver’s Largest Everything-About-Apples Festival! Taste more than 60 apple varieties, organic & conventional apples for sale, apple tree sales, children’s corner, Harvest Bistro, Marketplace, live music, organic apple pies, live demonstrations of espalier, grafting & cider press, BC Fruit Testers […]

Library Fines

from From September 30, 2004, Library privileges (including remote access to online databases) will be suspended if • you owe fines from last year (prior to August 2004) or • you owe $50 or more. Please pay fines to avoid suspension. Pay your fines by visiting Koerner, Main, Education, Robson Square, Woodward or the […]

Updated – Dagmar Bonkowski

Message from Sandra Wilkins Dear All, It is with great regret and deep sadness that I advise you of Dagmar Bonkowski


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.

New LexisNexis/Quicklaw Banner

LexisNexis has just launched a new law school users section on the LexisNexis Canada web site. This new section, available in English and French via the top navigation banner at is designed specifically for law school students as well as faculty members and its librarians. The new web includes the following features: • Descriptions […]

New Treaties Section

The Law Library website has revised its Treaties links. To access these new links, go to the Law Library website, click on “Treaties” under the Legal Websites & Databases heading. There is also a new “Guide to Treaty Research (in PDF format),” which can be accessed on the Law Library website by clicking “Research Guides” […]

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