Reference Services and Research Assistance

Reference Services and Research Assistance

Please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance. We are here to help and offer a variety of robust services to support your legal information needs:

Document Delivery

$5 per item for first 30 pages, $0.25 for each additional page
  • Judgments, legislation, articles, forms and precedents, specifically requested by member (not as part of a subject search).
  • Delivered by fax, mail, pickup, or electronically where permitted.
Legal Research Assistance

$120 per hour, $30 minimum (includes printing costs)

  • Subject searches which could include copies of digests, precedents, legislation, articles, excerpts from textbooks.
  • Database searches—Law Society Library databases, CanLII, Westlaw Next, Quicklaw Advanced, HeinOnline, vLex Canada, O’Brien’s, rangefindr, and ICLR
  • Statutes, regulations, court rules, provincial and federal coming-into-force dates, point-in-time legislation, and legislative intent
  • Quantum (wrongful dismissal, sentencing, personal injury)
Noting up /Judicially considered

$5 per item
  • Cases, legislation, court rules
  • Databases and tools consulted: Law Society of Saskatchewan Library databases, CanLII, Quicklaw Advanced, Westlaw Next, and vLex Canada
Interlibrary loans
  • Any fees from lending library will be covered by member.
  • Complicated loans (those requiring the librarian to spend more than 30 minutes research to locate an item) - $25 handling fee
Lost Books

Replacement cost or $100 if the item is out of print, plus $50 handling fee.
  • If after 6 months a member cannot find a book checked out in his/her name.
Lunch & Learn Training and Instruction Sessions

$60 per person per hour (earn 1 CPD credit)
  • Our Law librarians offer flexible in-person training sessions customized to your legal research needs.
  • Develop solid research strategies, identify relevant legal resources, and save time and money through efficient legal research.
  • Email to book an individual session or a group session