Secondary sources

Recognized secondary sources

 

Ease your workload by drawing inspiration from the most important secondary sources. As a member, in addition to benefitting from CAIJ’s collection of secondary sources in co-working libraries or online from wherever you may be, you also have exclusive access to databases available via Mon CAIJ.

Online and remote access

Full-text legal works and articles

One of the main benefits of being a CAIJ member is having free, user-friendly access to legal information from the most sought-after collections and the best-selling, most consulted legal works. Here are the links to CAIJ’s most popular online secondary sources.

Evolving doctrine

 

CAIJ enriches its repertory of evolving doctrine by 60 to 100 articles per week. It includes over 4,000 articles and guides generated by more than 30 law firms and CAIJ partner associations, which cover such newsworthy topics as cryptocurrency, the impact of artificial intelligence and the legalization of cannabis. This type of text allows you to monitor the evolution of the legal practice before new laws or amendments are in force.

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dèsLibris

Get free of charge access from your office to a common law collection of more than 270 books published by Irwin Law from 1997 to today in a variety of fields of law.

Amongst this collection, you will find :

  • Criminal Law, Roach
  • Environmental Law, Benidickson
  • Wigmore on Cannabis, Wigmore
  • The Canadian Class Action Review / La revue canadienne des recours collectifs
  • The Law of Partnerships & Corporations, Van Duzer
  • Canada’s Laws on Import and Export : An Overview, Prabhu
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HeinOnline

 

 

Get free of charge access from your office to the full texts of journal articles published in Quebec, Canada, the United States and several other countries, including:

 

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La référence

 

 

This database provides access to many secondary sources collections, such as:

  • La responsabilité civile – Baudouin
  • Droit de la famille – Tétrault
  • La preuve civile – Royer
  • Le préjudice corporel – Gardner

It also allows you to access core references in human resources, including guides and templates.

  • Les mesures disciplinaires et non disciplinaires dans les rapports collectifs du travail – Bernier et al
  • Le Corre et Associés collection

If you are a member of one of the following regional bars: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Arthabaska , Bas-Saint-Laurent–Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Bedford, Côte-Nord, Laurentides-Lanaudière, Mauricie, Richelieu, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean or Saint-François, you benefit from free of charge exclusive remote access via the CAIJ’s website.

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LegalTrac

Get free of charge access from your office to this index of legal journals published mainly in the United States, Canada and England.

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Lexbase

 

 

Free of charge remote access to an encyclopedia of French law with integrated links to legislation, case law and legal news reviews.

Legal texts available in co-working libraries

 

In Print

The CAIJ’s print collection of secondary sources represents more than 36 000 titles.  Combining the most reliable sources, CAIJ’s comprehensive in-library secondary sources collection represents:

  • Over 251,000 copies of printed works;
  • Over 1,700 periodicals covering all legal fields;
  • A collection of Quebec and federal legal works;
  • A collection in law from other Canadian provinces and in international law, specifically English, French and American.

As a member, you can have most of these works delivered to your home or office for a fee of $10 for delivery and $10 for return. Make use of the document retrieval service for a single chapter (which will be copied and sent to you in compliance with copyright guidelines) and pay only $5. 

 

Databases available in co-working libraries

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Notarial Library

 

 

Access commentary published in the Répertoire de droit / Nouvelle série, les Cours de perfectionnement du notariat and the Revue du notariat.
The co-working libraries in Montréal, Quebec and Sherbrooke also offer access to the Répertoire de droit / Ancienne série and the Entracte bulletin.

Available in Montréal, Québec, Gatineau, Laval, Longueuil, Sherbrooke and St-Jérôme

If you need information regarding this database and you cannot easily access it, contact us!

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IntelliConnect

 

 

Access the full-text of many books in municipal and public law :

  • Droit municipal : principes généraux et contentieux, Hétu
  • L’accès à l’information et la protection des renseignements personnels : loi indexée, commentée et annotée, Duplessis
  • L’accès à l’information et la protection des renseignements personnels : santé et services sociaux, Duplessis
  • Le contrôle judiciaire de l’action gouvernementale, Lemieux
  • L’environnement au Québec : commentaires et législation, Daigneault
  • Relations du travail en milieu municipal, Poirier et al.
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Lexis Advance

 

 

Consult numerous secondary sources regarding Quebec, federal or provincial law, as well as commentary from other countries such as France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New-Zealand.

  • JurisClasseur Québec (Civil law, Labour Law, Business Law, Criminal Law and Public Law)
  • Droit de la famille québécois – Sénécal
  • La société par actions au Québec – Martel
  • JurisClasseur (France)
  • Halsbury’s Laws of Canada
  • The Law of Search and Seizure – Fontana
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Recherche juridique (SOQUIJ)

 

 

Index cards, some of which are associated to a full text document, that cover all federal and Québec legal fields.

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Taxnet Pro

 

 

Commentary, government documents and news on taxes, covering Quebec and the federal government.

  • APFF collection : symposiums, conferences round tables and the Revue de planification fiscale et financière
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WestlawNext

 

 

Quebec and Canadian secondary sources

LawSource, including:

  • Canadian Abridgment : Canadian Encylopedic Digest
  • Canadian Abridgment : Index to Canadian Legal Literature
  • Revue juridique Thémis
  • Ottawa Law Review

CriminalSource , including:

  • Criminal Pleadings and Practice in Canada – Ewaschuk
  • Canadian Criminal Evidence – McWilliams
  • Canadian Criminal Procedure – Salhany
  • Sentencing: The Practicioner’s Guide – Clewley

Other available resources

Microforms

 

The microforms offered by CAIJ cover the Parliamentary Commission debates from the Quebec National Assembly from 1984 to 1991.

Rare and ancient books

 

CAIJ’s collection of rare and ancient books includes the most important works published between the 16th and 19th century on Roman, French, British, Canadian and Quebec law. Part of this collection is displayed in a climate-controlled environment in the Montreal CAIJ co-working library.

Non-legal works

 

Define the context of your cases by consulting resources complementing the field of law, in order to effectively support your clients. CAIJ gives you access to works covering the technical elements of a subject (e.g. medical or accounting dictionary), documents providing preparatory information (e.g. Guide d’évaluation hebdo : automobiles et camions légers) and books on law-related subjects (p. e.g. industrial relations, political science, administrative science, psychology, education, etc.).