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Academic Search Complete

A multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 4,600 peer-reviewed journals.

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Acts of the Parliament of Canada 1792- (via HeinOnline)

Contains the session laws (or statutes) of the Acts of the Parliament of Canada from 1792.

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Acts of the Parliament of Canada 1867-1984 (via LLMC)

Contains the session laws of the Acts of the Parliament of Canada from 1867-1984.

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AGIS Plus Text (Australian database from informit)

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User limit: 1 maximum

Full-text online database which offers secondary law resources covering all aspects of law in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

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American Law Institute (ALI) Library (via HeinOnline)

Consists of full runs of the Institute's Annual Reports, Proceedings, Annual Meeting Speeches & the Institute's newsletter, with Institute projects and publications going back to the organization's founding.

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BestCase

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Contains Canadian Criminal Cases, Dominion Law Reports, Labour Arbitration Cases, as well as a comprehensive collection of unreported decisions. It also includes CLB's case summary services & a note-up citator feature.

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British Columbia Reports

Law report series first published in 1884 by the Law Society of British Columbia, with full-text judgments dating back to 1867.

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British Columbia Statute Service

All consolidated British Columbia Statutes & regulations plus new acts and regulations; B.C. Statute Citator; annotations of B.C. & Supreme Court of Canada decisions & complete amendment history.

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Canada Statute Service

All consolidated federal statutes and regulations plus all new acts and regulations (excludes the Income Tax Act), Canada Statute Citator, and complete amendment history, with case citator.

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Canada Supreme Court Reports (via HeinOnline)

Contains the official, bilingual series published under authority of the Supreme Court Act.

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Canadian Human Rights Reporter (CHRR Online)

Provides decisions of boards of inquiry, tribunals and courts from all jurisdictions, as well as the decisions on appeals which flow from them.

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Charter of Rights Decisions

Charter of Rights Decisions.

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Charter of Rights in Litigation Case Digests

Offers reference to Charter issues and arguments and summaries of the Supreme Court of Canada Charter decisions.

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CLE Online (Continuing Legal Education)

Open only to UBC students, faculty, & staff

Includes Online Practice Manuals, Online Course Materials, and Case Digest Connection from the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia.

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ClimateWire: The Politics and Business of Climate Change

Part of E&E. ClimateWire provides coverage of the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society. For more information, see About ClimateWire.

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Compass by Maritime Law Book (formerly National Reporter System)

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Compass consists of decisions from Canadian courts and provides online research and integration tools to facilitate access to that content. Also includes House of Lords, Supreme Court, & Privy Council cases from the UK.

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CriminalSource

Access limited to basic CriminalSource products.

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Previously Criminal Spectrum. CriminalSource is an integrated research portal for most aspects of criminal law & includes Canadian Criminal Cases (CCC) and Weekly Criminal Bulletin (WCB).

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E&E (Environment & Energy) Publishing

Source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy politics and policy. Includes reporting of issues facing the White House, Congress, the courts, federal agencies and the states.

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Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales & British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.

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Economics Research Network (ERN)

Restricted to academic use by Allard School of Law graduate students and Allard School of Law faculty members.

Each journal issue contains abstracts of recent papers in economics scholarship, and is delivered in an e-mail message. Each journal is edited by a law professor with expertise in the field covered by the journal.

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ElgarOnline

Edward Elgar Publishing including Law books from 2014.

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Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

Provides comprehensive coverage of law and economics, including: criminal law, regulation, property law, contract law, tort law, labor and employment law, antitrust law, procedural law, and the production of legal rules.

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ENDS Europe

Provides the latest European environmental news and a wide range of services including analyses, interviews, opinion pieces and updates on national and EU laws, as well as additional reports on topical issues.

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Foreign & International Law Resources Database (via HeinOnline)

Includes international law publications.

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Google Scholar

On the Google Scholar page, Sign In if you have a Google account (GMail). It is best NOT to sign nto EZproxy 1st.

After you sign in:

  1. Click on "Settings" and then "Library Links"
  2. Find and select "University of British Columbia - UBC eLink" and/or "University of British Columbia Library - UBC eLink" and Save

It is advisable to create an account so that your Library Links settings can be saved for future visits.

Without an account, you will need to set your Library Links manually.

In your search results, click on UBC eLink to access subscribe resources. Off-campus users will be asked to authenticate via EZproxy.


Login to Google scholar in order to see UBC eLinks to full text.

A simple way to search scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities.

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Government of Canada Publications

Canadian federal government publications collected and permanently archived by Publishing and Depository Services.

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Hart (Bloomsbury Publishing) eBooks

Books on academic study of law as well as to its development and practical implementation.

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HeinOnline

Full-text access to legal journals and other legal materials, from volume 1 of each title. A project in progress, it will include all indexed legal journals.

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ICLR (Incorporated Council of Law Reporting) Online

UK case law platform of the official series of The Law Reports for the Superior and Appellate Courts of England and Wales.

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Index to Canadian Legal Literature (ICLL)

Restricted to non-Law UBC students, faculty, staff and users in the Library.
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Due to limited number of simultaneous users, law students and faculty should access ICLL via their individual WestlawNext Canada or LexisNexis Quicklaw accounts.

Bibliographic database providing thorough coverage of Canadian law journal literature. ICLL indexes journals, law reports, books, book reviews, theses, essay collections and Canadiana Forthcoming Books.

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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) (via HeinOnline)

Provides access to legal literature worldwide, covering all forms of foreign (non-Anglo-American) law. Includes comparative law & legal systems - public and private international law; & transnational commercial law, etc.

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International Law Reports (via Justis)

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Provide selective coverage of significant international decisions.

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Irwin Law e-Books

Access to many Irwin Law titles online, including the "Essentials of Canadian Law" series.

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JustCite

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Online legal research platform that allows one to find leading authorities and establish the current status of the law with content indexed from common law jurisdictions around the world.

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Justis

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Dating as far back as 1163, the Justis legal library provides quick and easy access to regularly-updated full-text archives of key UK and European case law and legislation.

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Kluwer Arbitration International

Fully-searchable database with materials in the field of International Commercial Arbitration.

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Korea Legislation Research Institute - Statutes of the Republic of Korea (KLRI)

Korean Acts translated into English

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Law Reports (1865 - Present) [via ICLR (Incorporated Council of Law Reporting) Online]

Authoritative series of law reports in England and Wales and must always be cited in preference.

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Legal Classics Library (via HeinOnline e-Books)

Contains more than 1,200 works throughout legal history. Includes rare items, this collection focuses on constitutional law, political science, and other classic topics.

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Legal Periodicals and Books

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Bibliographic database that cites articles from more than 615 legal periodicals and indexes some 2000 law books per year.

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Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981

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Bibliographic database that cumulates citations from print editions of Index to Legal Periodicals published between 1908-1981.

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Legal Scholarship Network (LSN)

Available to current Allard School of Law Faculty and Graduate Students only.


Please contact Elim Wong

Each journal issue contains abstracts of recent papers in a particular area of legal scholarship, & is delivered in the form of an e-mail message.

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LegalTrac

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Indexes articles in all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law & bar association journals, & legal newspapers on US Federal and State Cases, Laws and Government Regulations, Legal Practice.

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LexisNexis Academic

One of the world's premier fulltext news, government, legal, finance and business information services. Research international news, corporate and legal materials.

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LexisNexis Academic - Legal

Access to primary source material such as case law, statutes and regulations and secondary source materials such as legal news or law reviews for background or analysis of a legal topic.

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LexisNexis Quicklaw Plus

Non-law UBC users must click on the red "Academic Sign In" button, then the Non-Law Student --> "Click here to Sign In" link.

Access to primary source material such as case law, statutes and regulations and secondary source materials such as legal news or law reviews for background or analysis of a legal topic.

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LLMC (Law Library Microform Consortium) Digital

Growing collection of digital legal materials consisting of U.S. federal material relating to the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government. Includes some Canadian materials.

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Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926

Provides digital images for all pages of 22,000 American and British legal treatises published between 1800 through 1926.

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Martin's Online Criminal Code

Access to Criminal Code at a particular point in time, along with the corresponding commentary.

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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

Comprehensive analytical resource covering the entirety of public international law.

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MyiLibrary

MyiLibrary is a platform for eContent, providing cover-to-cover search and browse access to the full-text of books and documents offered by leading publishers.

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service

National Criminal Justice Reference Service, founded in 1972, is a U.S. Federal information clearinghouse on criminal justice, juvenile justice, and drug policy.

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database

Summaries of over 210,000 U.S. and international publications about criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse.

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O'Brien's Encyclopedia of Forms

Canadian model legal forms & precedents: with general format for agreements to be adapted as needed, standard clauses as well as alternative clauses, commentary providing context for forms & precedents, etc.

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OAIster Institutional Repository Search Engine

A collection of previously difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources that are easily searchable by anyone.

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Oxford Constitutions of the World

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Contains regularly updated, fully-translated English-language versions of all of the world’s constitutions, accompanied by individual commentaries and supplementary materials.

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Oxford Dictionary of Law (via Oxford Reference)

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Entries define and explain the major terms, concepts, processes, and organization of the law.

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Oxford Reference Online

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Over 300 key Oxford University Press dictionaries and other reference works. Multi-disciplinary.

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Proquest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail

Electronic full-page newspaper archive from June 1844 to 2013.

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Province of British Columbia Statutes 1858-1995 (LLMC)

Contains the session laws (Statutes, Sessional Volumes and Revisions) of the Province of British Columbia Statutes from 1858-1995.

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QP LegalEze

NOTE: QP LegalEze migrated to the Open Access site "BC Laws" In April 2016 British Columbia Statutes, Regulations, and related information, including Orders-in-Council and B.C. Gazette Part II.

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Quicklaw (LexisNexis)

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Full-text court & tribunal decisions & case law summaries

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Quickscribe Online

ALL BC Statutes and Regulations, key federal law, Bills, and Orders in Council (OIC).

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RefWorks and RefShare - Citation Management Software

Note: As of May 21, 2015, UBC RefWorks accounts and databases will be stored on servers located in the United States.

Click "Sign Up for a New Account" on the RefWorks login page the first time you use RefWorks.

Create, organize and manage citations and produce bibliographies automatically.

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Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law (via HeinOnline)

Contains access to the Selden Society Annual Series, Selden Society Supplementary Series and the Centenary Guide to the Publications of the Selden Society published in 1987.

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Session Laws Library (via HeinOnline)

Contains the session laws of all 50 U.S. States (as well as the Acts of the Parliament of Canada from 1883-2007 and Australia) from approximately 1995 to present.

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SmartCILP

Restricted to academic use by Allard School of Law graduate students and Allard School of Law faculty members.

Customized current awareness service restricted to academic use by Allard School of Law graduate students and faculty members.

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Tax Analysts (Tax Notes & Tax Notes International & Worldwide Tax Treaties)

Restricted to Allard School of Law at UBC faculty and students. Password registration required.

To see Content: once you log into Your Account, click the orange PUBLICATIONS button to see subscribed content.

To register for Your Account, please follow these steps:

  1. Connect to UBC.
  2. Go to www.taxnotes.com, and click SIGN IN at the top left.
  3. In the username field, please enter your University e-mail address (@ubc.ca, @alumni.ubc.ca or @allard.ubc.ca).  Click Next.
  4. On the next screen, please click on the blue “Register Here” link.
  5. You’ll be taken to a Profile page.  Enter your name and University e-mail address.
  6. Choose a password and enter it.
  7. When you’ve finished the Profile, click SAVE CHANGES.
  8. You’ll go to the Tax Notes webpage, where you can sign in with your username (your University e-mail address) and the password you chose.

A video on signing up is at https://www.taxnotes.com/user, in the blue box on the right (“Log in as an IP user.”)

Expert commentary, news, analysis and special reports on US federal, state and international tax issues, including primary source documents.

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Tax Suite Premium

Offers collection of Canadian tax research materials with commentary from Ernst & Young. Includes full coverage of federal income tax, GST/HST & excise, & provincial taxes PLUS a daily tax email news service.

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TaxFind Online

Search and retrieval tool that puts several of the Canadian Tax Foundation's most practical books and indexes (including conference reports and the Canadian Tax Journal) in an electronic format.

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United Nations Law Collection (via HeinOnline)

Presents exact reproductions of major United Nations legal publications, including the complete collection of the United Nations Treaty Series.

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United Nations Treaty Collection

Collection of United Nations treaties and associated material.

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Vancouver Building By-law

User limit: 5 maximum

The Vancouver Building By-law 2014 (VBBL) is a modified version of the BC Building Code 2012 that includes design and construction requirements unique to the City of Vancouver. The 2007 VBBL is also available online.

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West's Encyclopedia of American Law (via Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics.

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WestlawNext Canada

Restricted to current Allard School of Law faculty & students.

Comprehensive case law and legislation.

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Wiley Online Library

Wiley is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world's leading societies.

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World Constitutions Illustrated: Contemporary & Historical Documents & Resources (via HeinOnline)

A growing collection of constitutional documents, books, periodicals, articles, bibliographic references and Web sites.

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