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LAW - Starting Points - Beginning Your Canadian Legal Research

This guide is intended to help legal researchers locate Canadian sources, databases, cases, legislation and definitions. It will also help with understanding legal citation.

Law Library Information

You may find the Law Library webpages useful for your research and for library information.

If you need more indepth research assistance, please contact us at:

  • E-mail: lawlib@ucalgary.ca,
  • Telephone: 403-220-7274, or
  • In person during reference hours on the 2nd Floor of Murray Fraser Hall.

Our hours can be found under "Law Library" at Hours.

Further information about the Bennett Jones Law Library collections can be found under About Us

Legal research starting points

This guide is intended to help students and researchers just beginning their research in Canadian law and lead to Canadian information sources that they may find useful in solving legal problems or answering questions about the law. The tabs found above will open pages that will assist researchers in finding books, articles, cases and legislation. Legal databases may be restricted to University of Calgary users or to Faculty of Law users.

IT

The Information Technologies department provides computing services in support of research at the University of Calgary.

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Bennett Jones Law Library

Bennett Jones Law Library
Contact:
2nd Floor, Murray Fraser Hall
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
403-220-7274
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Subjects:Law