This is a study guide designed to help you find legal cases. Most of the resources mentioned relate to Australian case law, although there are also links to databases containing international legal cases. This study guide describes the formal citation of cases and then goes on to provide links to Australian law report series and to the two major online case citators, Casebase (LexisNexisAU) and Firstpoint(Westlaw AU).
This study guide has been designed to help you find comparative law information. The guide consists of links to public domain websites that provide legal information from a range or countries around the world. Please note that UTS Library also subscribes to a number of databases that can provide you with comparative law resources- see the Law Databases study guide.
This study guide is designed to help you find legal encyclopaedias and dictionaries. These resources are available online via the LexisNexisAU and Westlaw AU database platforms. Legal encyclopaedias are are useful tool to help you find a narrative overview of an area of law including references to both case law and legislation. Legal dictionaries will help you define terms used in a legal context.
This study guide has been designed to help you use the EndNote program to manage your referencing. The guide provides templates for citing a range of legal resources, including both primary and secondary legal materials. The guide demonstrates that you do not need to use all the fields found in an EndNote reference type - simply use the fields mentioned in the examples below. Note that the example are arranged in alphabetical order.
This study guide has been designed to bring together all the links you need in order to install and use EndNote for law. At UTS the EndNote legal referencing style is based on the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (3rd edition, 2010) published by the Melbourne University Law Review, and is called AGLC (UTS).
To use this style with EndNote you will need to download and save 2 small files:
This study guide has been designed to supplement the EndNote for Law classes run by the UTS Library. It provides information about the use of EndNote for law from creating your EndNote library and inserting EndNote references into a Word document, creating a bibliography and adding pinpoint references to your footnotes. This guide is not a substitute for attending an EndNote for Law class and UTS Library strongly suggests that you attend a class in order to be able to effectively use EndNote.
This study guide provides information about international law databases, treaties, courts, tribunals and the United Nations.
This study guide proves a selection of legal databases to which the Library subscribes. These databases contain Australian and international legal resources, including both primary and secondary materials. Each database is accompanied by a brief description of its scope to help you decide which database is right for your particular information need. If you need more assistance in selecting a database to meet your particular information need, enquire at the Research Help Desk of the UTS Library.
This study guide has been designed to provide information about locating law journals and journal articles. The UTS Library subscribes to both hard copy and electronic journals. Use this guide to find out the location of hard copy law journals and also link to databases that contain electronic versions of legal journals.
This study guide has been designed to bring together information about legal abbreviations. References to law reports or law journals use abbreviations for the name of the law report or journal. This guide provides a list of the most commonly used abbreviations to resources held in the UTS Library collection as well as links to more comprehensive lists of legal abbreviations. If you are still unable to locate your particular legal abbreviation, ask at the Research Help Desk at the UTS Library.
This study guide provides a list of Australian legal apps available for mobile devices.
Find research papers, reports, lecture series, workshop presentations and other scholarship.
This study guide has been designed to help you find information about Australian legislation, including bills, explanatory memoranda, second reading speeches, consolidated acts etc. The guide provides tables that help you to identify which resources are available online or in hard copy. Links are provided to the databases that provide online access to legislative materials. There is also a brief explanatory section that explains the terminolgy used in the life cycle of legislation.
What does LEGENDcom contain?
The LEGENDcom database is produced by the Australian Government, Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
LEGENDcom is an online database of migration and citizenship legislation and policy documents. It is an essential resource library of these materials.
LEGENDcom contains current and historical versions of the following:
Recommended online educational resources for Law including opencourseware and videos.
This study guide has been designed to help you find information about taxation law in Australia. It provides links to a wide range of resources including both public domain websites and subscription databases available via the UTS Library. The guide also provides information on the particular online resources available via subsciption databases, such as the Australin Master Tax Guide, available via Intelliconnect (CCH). The guide also provides links to a range of services available via the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.