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  • Legal Research Foundations 

    Our Legal Research Foundations Canvas modules will help you develop the information searching skills you need when researching law, such as how to:


    •     - find and cite primary and secondary legal material (journal articles, books, law reform reports)
    •     - understand what case law is and how to find it
    •     - effectively search legislation using search operators and connectors
    •     - use the Library catalogue and relevant online law databases.


    The modules are self-paced, so you can do them at your own speed and return any time you need a refresher.

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  • Understanding legal sources

    Identify different types of information and appropriate sources for your study or research

    Learn about understanding legal sources
  • AGLC4 referencing

    The Australian Guide to Legal Citation 4th edition (AGLC4) is a comprehensive guide to citing Australian primary and secondary legal materials. 

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  • General legal sources – primary and secondary sources

    Case law sources

    Legislation and parliamentary sources

    Encyclopaedias and dictionaries

    International law – primary and secondary sources

    Secondary sources – general

    Climate & energy law

    Commercial arbitration & trade law

    Criminology and criminal law

    Evidence law

    Human rights law

    Intellectual property law

    Labour law

    Professional practice & court practice

    Tax law

    Legal history

    Migration, immigration & citizenship law

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal resources

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