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University of Newcastle Library Guides

Law: Legislation: Journal articles

A Library Guide to support students and staff of the University of Newcastle in finding Legislative resources

Journal articles discussing legislation

Why find journal articles discussing legislation?

  • Journal articles provide more current information than that found in books.
  • They are usually concise and to the point providing detailed analysis of specific sections of legislation.

Finding journal articles.

  • To find journal articles you will need to search specific legal databases as well as Library Search.
  • When you find a reference, copy the journal name (not the article title) into the Library Search box to see if the journal is held online or in print format.

Key Australian resources

Key international resources

Key international resources

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Key Australian resources

Search the Library Collection

To locate a specific law journal copy the full title of the publication into Library Search.

Example: "University of New South Wales Law Journal".