Durham Region Law Association


 

Welcome to the Library. Our Mission is to service our members in a timely fashion. The fastest means to your needs is via email. Please do not hesitate to contact the library for reference, research or facility needs.

°Key Contact:
Jennie Clarke, Law Librarian/Webmaster& Cassie Anker, Law Library Techinician

°Facility:
The library is situated on the main floor of the Durham Region Courthouse.  The lawyers’ lounge features robing rooms that are adjacent to the library.  Lockers are available to members and visiting lawyers.  The library has a TV/VCR and DVD facilities.  Word processing and printing capabilities are available.

°Collection:
Our library has a rich collection of Canadian and British case reports, digests and treatises, looseleaf services, Canadian statutes (federal and provincial), selected journals, C.L.E. materials, and government publications.


°Electronic Resources and Internet:
On all of the library’s computers, there is online access to many references such as LexisNexis Quicklaw, Wrongful Dismissal, O'Briens Online, and Heinonline. The Internet is available on the 8 computers as well as two laptops. You are welcome to use your own mobile device through the wireless connection. Please ask the librarian for the WIFI password.

°TV/DVD:
All CPD held in the library will be viewed via webcast on our TV in the library.


°Circulation Policy:
Members may borrow books for1 week loan period. All members must use their library barcodes to take out books. Other items may be borrowed at the discretion of the Librarian. Interlibrary loan is available upon request.


°Hours of Operation:
Hours: The Library is staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Paid-up members have 24 hour access to the library.


°Inter-Library Loan and Document Delivery
Library staff will make every attempt to borrow material from other libraries via email, courier or fax.


°Reference
Library staff will answer all questions and assist you in finding material in the library.  The best way to communicate is via email.

°Computer-Assisted Research
We provide a computer-assisted search service. The Librarian will help to formulate the search and will act as the intermediary at the computer.

°Photocopy/FAX/Scan Service
Photocopy self service .25 ¢per page. The library operates under the guidelines of the Copyright Act. Please have exact change available to pay library staff.

 


CPD & LEARNING EVENTS

Our Association offers CPD from the LSO as well workshops within the Library and Lunch & Learn Events within the Courthouse. Click here to see the latest

MEMBERS LOGIN

Members will find all business and social events within the Library and Association here. We are password protected. Email librarian for further details.
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WILL SEARCH

Members of the Public are welcome to fill in our WILL SEARCH form. If we are not able to find your request, please call

 

We welcome new members from the Durham Region area and beyond!

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Durham Region Court House

 

Get in Touch
  • Phone:

  • TEL: (905) 579-9554
    FAX: (905) 579-1801
    TOLL FREE 1-866-742-4316
  • Email:
    drlalaw@bellnet.ca
  • Address:
    150 Bond Street East
    Oshawa, ON
    L1G - 0A2
  • Law Librarian: Jennie Clarke
  • Law Library Technician: Cassie Anker

 

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