Launched in 2012 by Courthouse Libraries BC, Clicklaw Wikibooks cover a variety of BC legal topics using plain language so people don't need legal training to understand them.
Wikibooks are available in print and digitally, and range in size from small booklets to 1,000+ page manuals. They are collaboratively developed in the sense that many different legal professionals and law-related non-profit organizations contribute content and help keep it accurate, while Courthouse Libraries BC manages the platform and helps recruit volunteer authors and reviewers. Many titles in the Clicklaw Wikibooks collection were originally print publications or even stand-alone websites that were redone as Clicklaw Wikibooks to ensure the legal information is:
- highly accessible both online and in print,
- accurate and up-to-date, and
- affordable to produce and maintain.
- JP Boyd on Family Law
- Scams to Avoid
- Tenant Survival Guide
- Consumer Law Essentials
- Driving in BC
- A Death in your Family
- Workplace Bullying and Harassment
Access is important, so we work closely with the LawMatters program, ensuring that our print publications can be found on the shelves in public libraries across the province.
Clicklaw Wikibooks, relies on the guidance of our Advisory Committee, which includes contributor organizations and other stakeholders from the legal and library community.