Finding a Journal Article on a topic
Journal databases such as AustLII, Lexis Advance and Westlaw AU cite publications referring to legislation. Access journal article databases from the Law Library website Research Databases by Type - Journal Articles
Finding Journal Articles on a specific case
The following information relates to finding articles on Australian cases. For information about other jurisdictions, check the 'Foreign, Global and Comparative' list of research guides on the law library website.
Search for the case using a case citator. Once you have located the record for the case, look for the links to journal articles about the case. Each of the case citators label these links differently. Following is a summary:
In the list of journal articles cited, the full text may be available. If there is no link to the full text, search for the journal's name using the Library catalogue.
Often citations to journals will include the journal name in abbreviated form. If you are not sure what the abbreviation stands for, search for the abbreviation using a tool such as the Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations.