Sunday, March 04, 2007

New Customized Search Tools for Canadian Legal Material

I have been playing around with Google Coop, which allows anyone to create a custom search engine that will search only sites or subsites specified.

I have come up with 2 search tools for Canadian legal material. Both are fully bilingual:
  • Canadian Law School Websites: this searches the websites of all Canadian law schools in all provinces. For example, try searches for 'feminist legal theory' or 'anniversaire "Charte canadienne des droits" ' .
  • Legal Research / Recherche juridique: this searches through the legal research guides and tutorials of Canadian law schools and their libraries. For example, try searches for 'animal law' or 'histoire "droit québécois" '. This one may take some more customization but it seems to work relatively well.

Comments and suggestions for refinement are welcome.

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 2:42 pm


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