Daily Archives: January 23, 2020


Upcoming Training @ the CCLA

If you’re looking to get a jump on your 2020 CPD hours *and* brush up on some legal research skills at the same time, look no further! Here are upcoming legal research training sessions we’ll be putting on.

WestlawNext Canada – Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 12:00 (In-Person) 

WestlawNext Canada training is back! Join us on Thursday, January 30 as we welcome trainer Josée Provost for an hour-long session on WestlawNext Canada. If you use this database but could use some fresh instruction on how to use it more effectively, this is the session for you.

This program has been LSO accredited for 1.0 CPD hour toward the annual Professionalism Requirement.

WestlawNext Canada contains a wealth of Canadian primary law, renowned commentary and value-added tools. In this session, we will cover how to:

  • Browse the CED, Canadian Abridgment and other exclusive WLNC content
  • Find specific documents by Citation or Name/Number
  • Link to Citing References and Other Related Documents (Noting up)
  • Perform searches using Plain Language or Boolean Connectors
  • Organize and filter Search Results
  • Work with Documents (Print, Email, Download)
  • Access Your Research History

 

Jurisource – Juedi, le 13 février 2020 @ 12h (En personne)

Jurisource.ca est une bibliothèque virtuelle qui recense des milliers de ressources tels que : des modèles d’actes, des listes de contrôle, des lexiques, des ressources linguistiques, des infographies, etc.

Me Alexanne Stewart, agente de projet chez Jurisource.ca, vous aidera à vous familiariser avec cet outil très utile pour la recherche juridique et terminologique.

Veuillez noter que la session est gratuite et peut compter à titre d’une heure de droit de fond pour la formation professionnelle continue (FPC) du Barreau de l’Ontario.

 

Hein Online – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @12:00 (Webinar)

Did you know that LSO lawyers have free access to HeinOnline, a legal research database that you can use from your office or home? Join us for a lunchtime webinar to learn about the wealth of legal materials available to you and how to access it quickly and efficiently. We will also cover to browse and download journal articles and historical legislation, and how to save time by optimizing your searches.

To cover costs of the webinar, this session is 10$; you can register here. The day before the session, we’ll send you an email with the link you need to get into the webinar. You’ll need either speakers or earphones for your computer.

This session is eligible for 1 substantive CPD hour.

 

Lexis Advance Quicklaw – Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 12:00 (In-Person)

Join us on Tuesday, March 24 a for an hour-long training session on Lexis Advance Quicklaw! If you use this database but could use some fresh instruction on how to use it more effectively, this is the session for you.

This program has been LSO accredited for 1.0 CPD hour toward the annual Professionalism Requirement.

In this session:

  • Learn to search the broadest collection of Canadian primary and secondary sources using a refreshingly new design that features a streamlined single intuitive search box allowing you to search as you like. As well, you will learn how selecting favourite sources or pre-search filters can help narrow your starting point.
  • Access extensive content coverage including Canadian Case Law; Case Summaries; Citators; Administrative Decisions; Acts; Regulations; Court Rules; Constitutions; Forms and Precedents; and Textbooks including Halsbury’s Laws of Canada.
  • Discover how to search by name, by source or topic, citation or keyword; navigate and refine search results; deliver documents; note up cases and statutes using the QuickCITE® Case Citator and the QuickCITE® Legislation Citator.
  • Discover how the ‘History Content Pod’ can help you streamline your workflow by viewing your search history, search terms, most recently opened documents, or, by viewing a graphical map of your search activities allowing you to jump right back into any part of your research.
  • See how highlighting and annotating can help you keep track of important and relevant material by saving them to customizable and sharable folders.

 

CanLII – Thursday, April 16, 2020 @ 12:00 (Webinar)

On April 16th, join us for a lunchtime training webinar on CanLII, the legal research tool that you can use for free from your home or office!

To cover costs of the webinar, this session is 10$; you can register here. The day before the session, we’ll send you an email with the link you need to get into the webinar. You’ll need either speakers or earphones for your computer.

This session is eligible for 1 substantive CPD hour.