Library

Databases

SFU Library staff: log in here or create a new account

CanLII

Alert
 
Online access
Connect 
Access
 
Public message
 
Full description
CanLII's website is recognized as the largest free web resource providing access to legal documents from Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments for both legal practitioners and the general public. 
Alternate names
 
Coverage
Varies by court 
Group records
 
Embargo period
 
Resource type
Fulltext database 
Content types
 
Simultaneous users
Unlimited 
Update frequency
 
Titles indexed
Scope of CanLII's Databases 
Print equivalents
 
Open access
yes 
Help
CanLII Help Guide 
Subjects
Applied Legal Studies, Labour Studies, Law 
Allows electronic reserves
yes 
Ereserves notes
legal materials published on the CanLII website, such as legislation, regulations and decisions, including editorial enhancements inserted into the documents by CanLII, such as hyperlinks and information in headers and footers, can be copied, printed and used by Users free of charge and without any other authorization from CanLII, provided that CanLII is identified as the source of the document. 
Allows coursepacks
yes 
Coursepack notes
legal materials published on the CanLII website, such as legislation, regulations and decisions, including editorial enhancements inserted into the documents by CanLII, such as hyperlinks and information in headers and footers, can be copied, printed and used by Users free of charge and without any other authorization from CanLII, provided that CanLII is identified as the source of the document. 
Allows interlibrary loan
yes 
Interlibrary loan notes
This database is open access. 
Online terms
http://www.canlii.org/en/info/terms.html 
Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

Personal Privacy: Some licensed resources allow you to create a personal account for the purposes of creating folders, saving searches, and downloading entire e-books as well as other personalized services. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to these and other external websites may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to these external websites. SFU Library recommends that you review the privacy policies of these and other external websites before using the services.