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Guide to Online Legal Research

Key resources

Encyclopaedias can give you a basic introduction to a particular topic.The following are key resources you can use to find legal commentary:

How to find commentary in...

  1. Go to Westlaw AU.
  2. Click on The Laws of Australia under Content types.
  3. Browse by subject area.
  4. Or enter search terms in the search box.
  5. Refine your results by entering additional keywords in the Search within results box, or by selecting a relevant option from the Filter section on the left hand side.

Please go to the database Lexis Advance Research to access this title. This link will take you to the home page of the Lexis Advance Pacific database. Once there, click on the link to 'Halsbury's Laws of Australia' in the Publications list to search or browse the encyclopaedia. SCU login required.