Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 9th Edition / Manuel canadien de la référence juridique, 9e édition (McGill Guide) - SC Print

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Now in its ninth edition, the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation provides a straightforward, uniform approach to citation of government documents, case law, legislation, periodicals, monographs, online sources, and other secondary materials across all jurisdictions. This guide has been officially adopted by various courts and major law reviews across the country, establishing itself as an important tool for legal research and writing. The McGill Guide is a bilingual and bijuridical guide to citation of legal materials.

New in this edition

  • Enhanced focus on citing online resources, including archiving internet sources, parallel citations to online resources, and digital object identifiers
  • Specially dedicated sections on citing materials from each of CanLII, LexisNexis® Quicklaw®, WestlawNext® Canada, SOQUIJ, and La Référence, as well as Jurisprudence Express
  • Elaboration on the citation of various parliamentary papers, including debates, order papers, sessional papers, and reports
  • Citation methods for the various media on which one may access JurisClasseur Quebec
  • Focus on how to cite different types of online materials such as PDFs, podcasts, blog posts and comments, online videos and video aggregators, and posts on social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit
  • Illustrations of how to cite an expanded coverage of international materials, including regulations, directives, and decisions of the European Union, as well as Talmudic law

The new ninth edition gives you even more online access*. Hosted on WestlawNext® Canada, the online version of Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, Ninth Edition makes it accessible anytime, anywhere. Online access makes it easy to:

  • Quickly find the citation you are looking for
  • Easily link between citation rules and the related appendices
  • Highlight important text and include your own annotations to keep track of citation styles

*Online access offer not available to trade bookstores, third party distributors, and students. Online access is available to academic institutions only through multi-user license.

Call your print sales representative for multi-user pricing.


Le Manuel canadien de la référence juridique, qui est maintenant à sa neuvième édition, présente de façon uniforme et directe, des citations d'ouvrages gouvernementaux, la jurisprudence, la législation, des périodiques, des monographies, des sources disponibles en ligne, ainsi que les autres sources de documentation secondaires disponibles dans l'ensemble des juridictions.


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