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Secondary Sources for Law

A guide to help you locate and use secondary sources for Australian legal research.

Books and eBooks

Books and book chapters often provide authoritative, scholarly and comprehensive treatment of topics, including references to relevant cases, legislation, and other books and articles. 

Note, introductory texts might help you structure your research and point to key issues appropriate for a research topic.

Law Library Catalogue - e-books & print materials

Locate books on Australian legal topics by searching in the Library Catalogue. Search options include by Title, Author, Subject and Keyword. You can also restrict your search to Online Books to find eBooks only.

When looking for eBooks, we recommend you also search within eBook platforms.

 A list of eBook platforms can be found on the Law Library Website, Research Databases - by Type page. For further information, review the eBooks Library guide..

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