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Click on any of the tabs to find books, articles, and primary sources of Canadian law. If you require research assistance, contact the Law Library Reference Service via phone, email, or stop in at the Law Library Research Help Desk.
Start with secondary sources – discussions of the law – to get a grounding on the law and current academic discourse on your topic. Secondary sources will also give you a starting place for identifying and locating the primary sources of law (legislation and case law) relevant to your research topic. You'll find detail on secondary sources, including help in finding them, in the following sections of this guide.
Legal dictionaries, legal encyclopedias, textbooks, annotated statutes, law journal articles, and blogs are all examples of secondary materials.