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Remote Access to E-Books: for Windsor Law and Campus Users

Note: Campus users with a valid UWIN id and password will be allowed access to e-books in our Proview subscription and library catalogue; only Windsor Law faculty and students with authorized credentials have access to WestlawNext Canada and Lexis Advance Quicklaw (Law faculty and students: please contact a librarian at if you have not set up your accounts).

How to Access the Following Resources from Home:


Omni (shared library catalogue)

Both Leddy and Law libraries share the online catalogue, where both print and electronic items can be searched.

Omni Search Home Screen

After typing your search string, select Library Catalogue only (results include books and journal titles - NOT articles); look for books and journals that are available electronically

Omni Search example search

Access using your UWinID and Password

UWIN id and password signin screen

Leddy Ebooks

Search for additional Leddy titles not found in your Omni search. Under the E-Books webpage is a listing of various database collections that can be individually searched.

Leddy library screenshot


Access Carswell looseleaf titles that the law library subscribes to electronically.

Login with your UWinID and Password

UWIN signin screenshot

On the right hand side of the screen click on the magnifying glass search icon:

ProView homepage screenshot

Click on Subject ALL to view legal topics to view titles listed under these subject headings

Proview subject heading search screenshot     Proview subject headings list screenshot

Lexis Advance Quicklaw

Login with your individual ID and password

Lexis Advance Quicklaw sign in screenshot

On the homepage, click on the Browse button (located on the topleft corner)

Lexis Advance Quicklaw homepage screenshot

Choose the jurisdiction (ex. Canada); under All Sources tree, select By Category; select Secondary Sources

Lexis Advance Quicklaw browse screenshot

Filter by Content Type: Textbooks and Subscription: In Plan (optional: Jurisdiction, Legal Topics, etc)

Lexis Advance Quicklaw secondary source filter screenshot


WestlawNext Canada

Login with your OnePass:

WestlawNext Canada signin screenshot

Client ID field must be filled in (tip: it can be the name of your search or course assignment)

WestlawNext Canada client select screenshot

Once on the homepage, under the Commentary heading, choose Texts and Annotations

  • To access the McGill Guide 9th edition, either click on the McGill Guide tab OR McGill Guide link under the Finding Tools heading.

WestlawNext Canada landing page with links to McGill Guide and Texts & Annotations highlighted


You can now find titles by browsing the centrally located alphabetical title browse feature -or- by typing in keywords in the search box found at the top and then narrowing results using the filters on the left hand menu.

WestlawNext Canada Texts and Annotations screenshot


Created 03/17/2020 VL

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