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John Papadopoulos

John Papadopoulos

Head Law Librarian
DepartmentFaculty of Law
Areas of ExpertiseLegal research, access to legal information

John Papadopoulos is an accomplished scholar and instructor in the areas of legal research and writing. He has held the position of adjunct professor, as part of the Legal Research and Writing Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he has also taught advanced legal research, analysis and writing and legal research and writing for international students. Papadopoulos was also an adjunct instructor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Information teaching legal literature and librarianship. He was chief law librarian at the Bora Laskin Law Library, University of Toronto from 2009 - 2015. Papadopoulos has over 20 years of experience working in academic and firm law libraries, including his most recent position as the director of the John W. Graham Library & Trinity College Archives at the University of Toronto.

Papadopoulos is responsible for building a robust and innovative law library branch that includes a rich collection of quality legal resources, an outstanding legal research instructional program, and student focused services customized to meet Ryerson’s unique law curriculum. 

Nancy McCormack, John Papadopoulos and Catherine Cotter, The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research, 4th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2015).

Nancy McCormack, John Papadopoulos, & Catherine Cotter, The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2010).

Degree Institution Year
MI (Master of Information) University of Toronto 1997
JD (Juris Doctor) University of Toronto 1993
B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science) University of Toronto 1990