This is a guide to legal citation using the McGill Guide, the most commonly used format for legal citation in Canada.
In includes access points to the McGill Guide online and in print.
It also includes links to resources to help you better understand the McGill citation format.
Law students and legal scholars encounter a high volume of information. The citation manager Zotero can be useful for keeping track of this information and generating citations in the McGill Guide format, saving time and energy. This guide includes useful resources for getting started with Zotero.
If you need more help with legal citation, check out the Library research help and writing help supports available.
Research help is available for students, faculty, and staff Ryerson with legal research questions.
Research help appointments: For one-on-one assistance in refining a legal research topic, finding legal information, and using databases and other resources, book a research appointment. Currently, all Law Library research help appointments are being conducted virtually through Zoom. Email the law librarians or book a time directly in their calendars during office hours (John Papadopoulos is available at email@example.com, with bookable office hours, and Lisa Levesque is available at firstname.lastname@example.org, with bookable office hours).
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