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Document Delivery Service for Law Society Licensees

The Great Library remains physically closed due to the pandemic.  You can still call, email, or chat with our staff.  Document delivery remains electronic only but we can fulfill requests from our print collection.

Document Delivery Service for Law Society Licensees

Law Society licensees and their agents may request copies of cases, legislation, articles and other legal materials sourced from the Great Library’s print and digital holdings, by filling out a Document Delivery Request Form.

Charges

Print-Sourced Documents
We realize you can't get to the library because we're closed.  While this situation continues, we are waiving normal charges for document delivery of content in our print collection.  We will scan and email your document delivery request.

The following charges apply to documents copied from print sources, scanned to PDF and emailed:

  • 30¢ per page, plus a $10 handling charge per order (5 items or less), plus applicable taxes.
  • Rush surcharge (for orders required within 4 business hours): add $5.00 per item.
Electronic Documents
  • Up to 5 items (cases, legislation, journal articles, etc.) from electronic sources may be sent free of charge.
  • Requests for documents from the library’s online subscription services are subject to the terms and conditions of our license agreements.

Turn-around Time

Most requests are completed within 24 hours. Rush orders are completed within 4 business hours. Rush orders are accepted at the discretion of staff.

Copyright

Document delivery requests may be refused due to copyright restrictions. The Great Library’s document delivery service operates under the Access to the Law Policy and Guidelines.

If you have any questions about this Great Library service, please email us at refstaff@lso.ca.

To order copies of cases, articles, legislation, etc., please complete the Document Delivery Request Form.

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