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COVID-19 update: New COVID-19 communications protocols, campus non-medical mask protocol

Limited Computers (50) and Study Spaces (81) on the 1st and 2nd floors of the TFDL are available and must be booked. Booking hours extended. Book here.

We are now offering contactless pickup – for current Ucalgary Students, Faculty and Staff only. Place requests for materials that you want from our library system. Pick them up when you receive an email.

Virtual service hours today: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. You can return your books to the exterior book drop on the East side of the TFDL. More information on the Covid 19 page.

LAW - Starting Points - Beginning Your Canadian Legal Research

This guide is intended to assist students and members of the public locate materials for their legal research projects.

Other Research Guides

Librarians may have created other research guides that could be useful in your research.

Scan the Law research guides from the Guides icon on our webpage to determine if any are relevant to you.  For example, look at the Finding Foreign Cases or Legislation guides if you need to look for American or British materials.

To get assistance searching non-legal topics or using other types of resources, look at research guides created by other librarians at the University of Calgary.  To find these guides click on the Research tab at the top of the webpage, the Research Guides, and All Research Guides.  To find relevant guides, you can either scroll down the subject list or use the search box at the top of the list of guides.  For example, a search for newspapers would provide a link to the Newspapers & News Media guide.

Bennett Jones Law Library Information

You may find our webpages useful for your research and for library information.

If you need more in depth research assistance, please contact us at:

  • E-mail:,
  • Telephone: 403-220-7274, or
  • In person during reference hours on the 2nd Floor of Murray Fraser Hall.

We have limited in-person reference hours each weekday.  Please contact us to determine our hours.

Bennett Jones Law Library

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Bennett Jones Law Library
2nd Floor, Murray Fraser Hall
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

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