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Legal Research Guide: Get started

Use this guide to access commonly used legal research resources. For a complete list, see Databases for Law


Use the tabs above to access primary sources such as legislation and case law, and secondary sources such as books, journal articles, dictionaries, encyclopaedias and more. 

Law online tutorial

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The Law online tutorial consists of 5 modules that guide you through everything you should know about legal research with the University of Queensland Library. The modules cover getting started at the library, secondary resources, case law, legislation, and plagiarism and referencing.

Australian legal encyclopaedias

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