Sir James Dunn Law Library

Summer Hours(effective Apr. 20th):
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sat-Sunday: Closed

Monday, July 3 (in lieu Canada Day)
Monday, August 7 (Natal Day)
Monday, September 4 (Labour Day)

For general assistance, consult this list of specific services:

Key Resources

Databases and research tools

  • Links to Lexis-Nexis Quicklaw, Westlaw Canada, CanLII, LegalTrac, journals and more.

Law Subject Guides

  • Guides to starting your research

Map to Library


Tours are conducted as part of the Legal Research & Writing class. 
They can also be arranged by appointment


Head librarian: Anne Matthewman

Library staff contact list

Phone numbers

  • Circulation/Information: 902-494-2124
  • Research Support 902-494-1868
  • Document Delivery: 902-494-8888
  • Administration: 902-494-2640
  • Fax: 902-494-6669


Sir James Dunn Law Library
Dalhousie University
6061 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
B3H 4R2