Emalus Campus Library Resources for Law Students

Search the Library - BOOKS
Search the Library - ONLINE

Browse the law collection by subject

Google Search Engine
Google Scholar Search Engine
Lawcrawler Search Engine
Recommended Internet Links


Online  Databases

Halsburys Laws of England encyclopedia and Halsburys Laws of Australia 

The Laws of New Zealand encyclopedia


Lexis   i
Lexis Cases - UK, NZ, AUST.
Lexis Legal Resource Index
Lexis Full Text Law Reviews (US/Canada)
Lexis Full Text Law Reviews (UK)
Lexis Full Text Law Reviews (Australia)


Casebase case citator and articles index (i)

Wilson's Index to Legal Periodicals 
Hein Online Periodicals Collection

Legal abbreviations (Monash)
Index to Legal Abbreviations (Cardiff)

Encyclopedia Britannica Online (Emalus)
ISI Web of Knowledge  (Social Science Index)
Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (Sciences, social sciences, environment, international law, linguistics  - only available at Emalus Campus

The World Guide
Pacific Regional Information System
Academic Research Library
Oxford Reference Library (Emalus)
Law Dictionary Online (Emalus)
English Dictionary Online (Emalus)

More Internet Resources



Pacific Islands Report (News)
Today's Pacific News (from RNZI)
PINA (Pacific) News
Pacific Beat (Radio Aust.)
BBC World News
 Google World News



Library Home

Information for users via Remote Access


Pacific Law Online (selected resources)

Emalus Library Pacific Law Collection
Pacific Law Pathfinder
Introduction to Researching South Pacific Law
Pacific Law Journal Index   i
Pacific Law Blog
Movement towards independence : a digital archive of legislation, orders, treaties and related documents
Pacific Journals Index
Pacific Law Links
Journal of South Pacific Law
Quicksearch Pacific Law Books

Quicksearch Pacific Law Full Text Collection

Guides to Legal Research

 Introduction to information skills ; Online tutorial in improving Skills in Accessing, Finding and Reviewing Information
 Weblaw Legal Research Directory
Guide to Legal Research
Case Law Research: a Guide
Advanced Guide to Researching Case Law
Guide to Finding Texts and Articles
Guide to Using Lexis
Guide to using Westlaw
School of Law student guides and resources
Australian Guide to Legal Citation
Guide to Searching and Researching on the Internet
Pacific Law Pathfinder

Library tour notes and checklist
Research Refresher 2005


School of Law Student Resources


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  Periodicals Collections

Law Reports /Legislation
Law Periodicals (hardcopy)
Law Periodicals (microfiche)

Law Periodicals online (free online)
Law Periodicals (via Austlii)
Law Periodicals online (via Lexis)
Law Periodicals online (via Westlaw)
Law Periodicals online (via Hein)
Law Periodicals online (via Academic Research Library)
Law Periodicals online (via Directory of Open Access Journals)
Law Periodicals online (via Electronic Journals Library)

Browse latest journals received

Request an article (*off-campus students only)

 Library & Legal Research Information Skills Sessions 2007
1.  Resources available @ the Emalus Campus Library

2. Accessing the Emalus Library Website & Using the Online Catalogue

Practice Exercise
3. Untangle the web : finding information on the internet
5. Primary Legal Research : Constitutions, Legislation, Treaties
Powerpoint presentation

Finding Legislation on PacLII

LA206 Powerpoint presentation
Handout - Quick Guide to USP online databases
Moys Legal Classification Scheme handout
Exercise 1
Model answers to Exercise 1
Exercise 2

Other Research Skills Presentations:
4 - Primary legal research II - Researching Case Law
5 - Articles as a source of law
6 - Guide to using PacLII.org
7 - Guide to using Lexis
8 - Guide to using Westlaw
9 - Advanced Guide to using the internet - incl. how to become a google expert!
10 - Research in the real world - a primer for final year students 

*Selected hard copy law resources available for Fiji based students.
(Laucala Campus, IJALS, & Fiji High Court Libraries.)

"ASK THE LIBRARIAN" - Online research help for students not based at Emalus Campus.

PLUS for your non law research:
Virtual reference desk - get answers to your  non law research questions .

Law Exam Papers Online