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  • Law Library Opening Hours, Fall 2017August 31, 2017

    From September 5th to October 14th, the Law Library is open for study: Monday–Friday 9:00 am – 11:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 11:00 pm Please note that our service desk hours have changed. They are now: Monday – Friday 09:00 am – 6:00 pm and no service on weekends. This means that the books b … Read more »

  • Building Canada: One Law at a Time. New Exhibition at the Law LibraryFebruary 20, 2017

    2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, when the British North America Act of 1867 created the Dominion of Canada by unifying the colonies of Province of Canada (Upper and Lower Canada that will later become Ontario and Quebec), Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.  Commemorating the … Read more »

  • New HeinOnline CollectionsFebruary 6, 2017

    As of now, the library offers McGill community the access to five new HeinOnline collections: Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S., a monumental collection, a compilation of the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States as well as current hearing … Read more »

  • Do Not Fall into a Trap: Predatory Publishing 101December 14, 2016

    The expression “predatory academic publishing” may sound as an oxymoron to a person unaware of the phenomenon. However, it is real, it is here, and it is hurting the most innocent and vulnerable members of academia: postdocs, doctoral students, and young pre-tenured faculty. Dealing with predatory p … Read more »

  • Book Restored in Honour of Professor Margaret SomervilleNovember 8, 2016

    In honour of Professor Somerville’s work and achievements, the Faculty of Law of McGill University has restored the 1773 edition of An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England. This volume is part of the Rare Book collection of the Nahum Gelber Law Library … Read more »