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Document Delivery Service for Law Society Licensees  

Law Society licensees may request copies of cases, legislation, articles and other legal materials sourced from the Great Library’s print and digital holdings, by filling out a Document Delivery Request Form.

  1. Print-Sourced Documents
    The following charges apply to documents copied from print sources, scanned to PDF and emailed:
    - 30¢ per page, plus a $10 handling charge per order (5 items or less), plus applicable taxes.
    - Rush surcharge (for orders required within 4 business hours): add $5.00 per item.
  2. Electronic Documents
    - Up to 5 items (cases, legislation, journal articles, etc.) from electronic sources may be sent free of charge.
    - Requests for documents from the library’s online subscription services are subject to our license agreements. 
Turn-around Time
Most requests are completed within 24 hours. Rush orders are completed within 4 business hours. Rush orders are accepted at the discretion of staff.


Document delivery requests may be refused due to copyright restrictions. The Great Library’s document delivery service operates under the Access to the Law Policy and Guidelines.

If you have any questions about this Great Library service, please email us at

To order copies of cases, articles, legislation, etc., please complete the Document Delivery Request Form.


Orientation Tours

Discover the beauty of the Great Library in historic Osgoode Hall. Learn about the services and extensive information resources, including free online databases, available to you. Library orientation tours are offered for law firm summer students, articling/LPP students, and new Law Society licensees from May through September. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Maximum number per tour is eight (8) persons. 

To book a tour or to obtain further information, e-mail us at or call 416-947-3300, ext. 2510. 

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Printing & Photocopying

Printing is available from all library computers. Print-outs can be picked up at the Centre Desk in the Main Reading Room. Photocopiers are located on the 2nd floor off the Main Reading Room. A microfiche/film machine with printing capability is located in the Reference Room.

Costs for printing and photocopying

  • 25¢ per page using cash
  • 20¢ per page using a copy card

Copy cards may be purchased for $1.00 and any value can then be added to the card using cash, debit card or credit card.

Photocopies and printouts may be also be invoiced by using a control card which can be signed out at the Center Desk in the Main Reading Room. There is a $2 service fee for using this method and a charge of 25 cents per page.

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Free wireless Internet access is available throughout the library. 

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Consultation Room


The Great Library's Consultation Room is convenient to the courts in Osgoode Hall and at 361 & 393 University Avenue. It accommodates up to 8 people and is equipped with a white board, Internet access, LED projector and retractable screen.

This room is available to Law Society licensees needing a quiet and private space for client consultation and/or trial preparation. The room may not be used to provide CPD programs, seminars, workshops, or professional development sessions.

The room is available Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday 12 noon to 5:00 pm. Please note when booking the room for client meetings that members of the public (clients, interpreters, etc.) can only access the building on weekdays between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. After-hours access to the building is restricted to Law Society licensees.


To reserve the Consultation Room, email us at (Monday through Friday 9 am – 5 pm), or speak to library staff. Please provide your name and Law Society #, the date, start and end time of your reservation, as well as the purpose for booking the room (client meeting, trial preparation, mediation, etc.).

There is no charge to Law Society licensees for the use of the room. The Consultation Room may not be booked by any one licensee for more than 15 hours per month.

Food is prohibited in the Consultation Room. Beverages in covered containers are permitted.

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