Customized Search Tool for Canadian Law School and Legal Research Websites

This is related to Ted Tjaden’s Slaw post Custom Google Search Engine to Search Major Canadian Law Firm Websites.

Over the weekend, I also played 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.

Cross-posted to Library Boy.

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