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Graduate Research in Law

A guide to the library resources for the graduate programmes at Dalhousie Law School.

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The Sir James Dunn Law Library occupies four floors in the Weldon Law Building with bright, comfortable space for study and research. The print and digital holdings offer substantial Canadian and international common law materials and commentary. A capable staff provides reference and support services for students, faculty and other users.

Services and Policies

Reference Services

If you need assistance locating information or devising a search strategy, please speak to a reference librarian. Reference hours are 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm, Monday to Friday. You can email us lawref@dal.ca or phone 902-494-2124.

Novanet Express and Interlibrary Loans

If you need a book or article not available at the Law Library, we may be able to obtain it for you through Novanet Express or Document Delivery. If you need assistance with requesting materials, please visit the library.

Computing Services

The Law Library Learning Commons on the 2nd (main) floor has 16 student computers and two public access terminals. There is also a digital scanner and a microform/microfiche reader/scanner.

In addition, there is a ACS computer lab on the 1st floor with approximately 42 scholar workstations. You must have a Dalhousie NetID to log into the scholar workstations. If you do not yet have a NetID, you can set up your account online. 

Wireless Internet

If you have a Dalhousie NetID, you will be able to connect to the Dalhousie Wireless Network.

Photocopying

There is a DalCard copier on the 2nd floor. You must have money on your DalCard in order to use it.

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Librarian

David Michels
Contact:
Sir James Dunn Law Library
6061 University Ave.
902 494-8856
Website / Blog PageSkype Contact

Librarian

David Michels
Contact:
Sir James Dunn Law Library
6061 University Ave.
902 494-8856
Website / Blog PageSkype Contact