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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

Law Library Tours

The refurbished law library will reopen on 30 January 2017. Library tours will be running throughout orientation week.

Welcome

Welcome to the Legal Research guide! 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.

Quicklinks

Australian legal encyclopaedias

Abbreviation tools

Use the drop down list below to select an abbreviation tool:

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