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Legal Research Guide

Use this guide to access databases and websites important for legal research and guidance on locating law reports and unreported judgments, Acts of Parliament and delegated legislation, and secondary legal sources.

Finding reports

You may need to find government, parliamentary or law reform reports, or other types of 'grey literature'. Grey literature is used to describe documents not available through traditional channels of publishing and distribution. You may need to acess:

  • annual reports
  • government reports
  • parliamentary reports
  • reports on independent bodies

 Key resources

Web searching

You can find a range of 'grey literature' on the web. For more information see: