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The Law subject guide is a starting point for legal research in primary (legislation and case law) and secondary (journal articles, commentary, e-books) sources. This guide identifies and offers links to online resources (subscription-based and free) as well as to selected print resources.

Canadian law

Quebec law

Aboriginal law

Foreign and comparative law

International law

Islamic Law

Talmudic law

COVID-19 legal scholarship

Animal Law

E-books collections

E-journals and periodical indexes


Legal abbreviations, legal dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Wellness resources for law students

Library, McGill, local, and provincial wellness resources.

Public legal resources

Free legal databases, law-in-plain-language resources, legal information clinics and directories.

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