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Legal Research Guide: Get started

Use this guide to access commonly used legal research resources.

For a complete list of available resources, see Databases for law.

AGLC4 available now

The 4th edition of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation is now available online and in print.


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. 

Legal Research Essentials

Legal Research Essentials consists of 4 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.