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Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Books & Journals

Recent Books on Malaysian Law

Recent Open Access Articles & Book Chapters on SSRN

Individual Malaysian Law Journal Titles

The Malayan Law Journal contains both law reports and scholarly articles. It is an important source of scholarship on Malaysian law. It is available:

  • In print: on Level 4 of the Law Library 1932 - 2014
  • Online on Lexis Advance Pacific (UniMelb staff & student access): Malayan Law Journal Articles 1992 - current.

Note that the articles in this journal are not indexed in all the major legal indexing databases such as Index to Legal Periodicals. So to search comprehensively for journal articles on Malaysian law, we advise you to search this journal separately, in addition to using the databases recommended in the box below.

Finding Journal Articles on Malaysian Law

To search for journal articles on Malaysian law, irrespective of the journal in which the articles appear, see the Finding Journal Articles on South East Asian Law box on the Books & Journals page under the Regional Resources tab in this Guide. The databases listed in this box allow you to search hundreds of journals at the same time.

In addition, the CLJ Law database (UniMelb staff & student access) includes an up to date full text Journal Article Index, comprising articles from 1981 to current written in Malaysian Current Law Journal publications and the Legal Network Series. This database can be browsed or searched.