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Secondary Sources for Law

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

Search by citation

1. Find the full name of the Journal the article was published in

If you have a case or journal article, and you are unsure which report series or publication it is from, look up the abbreviation in one of the platforms listed below.

2. Search the Library Catalogue for the Journal

Search the catalogue by Title to access the journal. Note, unlike Google Scholar or Discovery, the catalogue's title search is searching publication titles, not article titles.  

3. Locate the article in the journal database

View the catalogue record for the journal, and select the most relevant database for full text article access.