Funding acquired for a new LiRN innovation and equity of access project

The Legal Information and Resource Network (LiRN) is pleased to announce that The Law Foundation of Ontario has accepted our proposal to fund a special two-year project. The $1.4 million project grant will help foster innovation and promote equity of access to legal resources. “This project was developed by LiRN’s Board and staff over several … Read more

Did you know you have access to free & reputable Legal AI in your local court house library?

Research that would normally take hours now takes a minutes using Vlex’s Vincent AI – AI that is in your local court house library FREE for all Ontario lawyers to use.  Training session registration information is below. Also:  Remote Access to vlex for lawyers in Northern Ontario. From an award-winning, AI-powered research assistant, to connecting … Read more

Game Changer research services offered

Recently, the Durham Region Law Association received this glowing endorsement from Mara Clarke, Family Law practitioner: I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for the services you provide.  While I’ve often benefited from the CPD offered, I recently “discovered” (aka read an email Jennie sent) the research assistance services. Can you say “game … Read more

Cool Tips & Innovations in LiRN Network

LiRN hosted a dynamic, collaborative session on Cool Tips & Innovations within our network as part of our Learn with LiRN Curriculum. Library staff from across Ontario presented a lightning round of some of their innovations such as privacy booths aka People Pods, online ways patrons can ask for research assistance, creating an electronic library resources … Read more