There are a number of databases available at Macquarie University Library for researching legal issues. Throughout the Library Guides on this page you will become familiar with the main four databases that are commonly used and have a long history publishing legal research materials.
|Westlaw AU Includes the case citator FirstPoint, the encylopaedia Laws of Australia, as well as a range of law reports, unreported judgments, journals and commentary.|
|Lexis Advance Pacific Includes the case citator CaseBase, the Encyclopaedia Halsbury's Laws of Australia, as well as a range of law reports, unreported judgments, journals and commentary.|
|CCH IntelliConnect Includes a range of subject-specific law reports, journals, commentaries and newsletters.|
|AustLII Includes an extensive collection of unreported judgments, legislation (including point-in-time NSW Acts), treaties, journals and law reform reports.|
In Australia, there are two parts to the legal system:
Check out the material below to broaden your outlook on Australia's legal system.
Access to Wheelers ebooks is via a Single Sign On using your MQ OneID.
In conjunction with the Macquarie University Law School, the Library has created the Legal Referencing Module, which is housed in StudyWISE. This great tool lets you see how various types of materials are footnoted, how your bibliographies should look, and generally helps you understand what the AGLC style is all about. There is even a quiz at the end for testing your knowledge.
To get to the Legal Referencing Module simply access StudyWISE through your iLearn Unit as shown in the steps below.
1. Search for the StudyWISE unit and self enroll
2. On your iLearn Home page you will find the StudyWISE link under Student Support
3. In StudyWISE look down the second column, choose Legal Referencing Module.
Follow the links below for help on:
Use the links below for further assistance with your research
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