Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing.
It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that makes a significant contribution to legal research and scholarship.
The nominees this year are:
- BC CLE Online (Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia): CLE Online is the home of CLEBC’s online subscription services
- Quickscribe 2.0 (Quickscribe Services Ltd.): Quickscribe provides up-to-date consolidated legislation, point-in-time legislation, and the current status of bills, regulations and Orders in Council from British Columbia
- WestlawNext Canada
- Cameron, Stuart J. Civil Appeals in Saskatchewan: The Court of Appeal Act and Rules Annotated. 1st ed. (Regina: Law Society of Saskatchewan Library, 2015): With expert knowledge gained over almost 34 years on the Court of Appeal, former Justice Stuart J. Cameron carefully guides users through the sometimes-complicated legislation and rules of the province’s highest court. This welcome resource provides practical commentary on case law and legislation in one comprehensive, easy-to-use guide. Features include: Forms, Practice Directives, Tariff of Costs, Fees Regulations, Tble of Cases, Table of Statutes , Full Index.
The award will be presented to the recipient at a reception during the 2016 CALL Annual Meeting in Vancouver later this month.
Slaw.ca received the award in 2009.