Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
The Law Library has several legal dictionaries and encyclopedias to assist you. Most are shelved in the reference section, located in the Information Commons on the main (2nd) floor.
Some key resources (all available at the Law Library unless otherwise noted):
The following bibliographies can provide you with useful source material on maritime law. Bibliographies are shelved in the reference section on the main floor.
Key Looseleaf Series
These items are located in the stacks on the first floor.
Subject keyword searches in the Novanet Catalogue can often be limited by jurisdiction; e.g., "environmental law" and "Nova Scotia." Some potential subject search terms are provided below.
You may encounter several abbreviations in your study of maritime law. Below is a list of some of the most common. A more complete list is available online at The Nautical Institute. For abbreviations not on these lists, you may want to consult a general abbreviations/acronyms dictionary (shelved in the K 13.7 area of the Reference Collection) or a dictionary of maritime and shipping terms (KB 146 - KB 148 of the Reference Collection)