New Website FAQ

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Search

You will need to decide if you would like to search the website or the library catalogue before you begin your search:

 

New Search bar

Tip:

If you perform a search in the catalogue and can’t find what you are looking for, select website and perform the same search.

Search for ‘posession’, spelled incorrectly, garners 0 results: 

Search posession

 

Search for 'possession', spelled correctly, garners 43 results:

 

possession search

 

Tip:

If you don’t get any results, check your spelling and try again.

Website

  • if you perform a website search and receive too many results, you can refine the website databases you would like to search on the left side

Website refinements

  • databases that can be searched are: BC Proclamations, Canada Proclamations, New & Notable Legal News, Our Legal Knowledge Base, Table of Local and Private Statutes, & Unreported Decisions Index

 

Library Catalogue

  • if you perform a catalogue search and receive too many results, you can refine the format of the results returned in the left hand  column

catalogue refine

  • formats that can be searched are: Book or journal, Available online only, & Microfiche

You can begin a search on any page by clicking on the magnifying glass in the top right corner of the page.

 

Starting your search

Name changes
  • now referred to as Remote Access to Subscription Databases

 

  • HeinOnline, Irwin Law and Rangefindr are available when you ‘Sign in’

 

  • Register for an account by clicking ‘register on the top bar –
    • we will approve your account and give you Remote Access to Subscription Databases if you are a member of the Law Society
  • now called Our Legal Knowledge Base
Account changes
  • a new password is required to access your account
Miscellaneous changes

Practice portals have been retired but the content is still there.