Alan Kilpatrick, Reference Librarian with the Law Society Library in Regina, will be presenting an Access to Justice–themed webinar for the Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada Education Institute on October 4, 2016:
Having access to the law gives members of our society the tools needed to make informed decisions. Unfortunately, access to legal services has become increasingly unaffordable and inaccessible in Canada. Libraries can play an important role in improving access to justice.
A 2010 survey conducted by Courthouse Libraries BC estimated that public libraries in British Columbia receive about 35,000 legal reference questions from the public every year. Libraries are a natural place to connect with members of the public who have legal information needs. In this webinar, you’ll learn about searching case law, legislation, and legal resources, including CanLII and the National Self-Represented Litigants Project.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 @ 12 pm
$45 for members
$55 for non-members
Presenter: Alan Kilpatrick
The Education Institute is a continuing education initiative developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada for library workers across Canada.