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Australian Informit database of citations and article summaries, with some full-text, covering all aspects of law.
The full title of AGIS Plus Text is Attorney General's Information Service Plus Text. It includes over 140 peer-reviewed law journals from Australia, New Zealand, and the Asia Pacific region, plus selected articles from major law journals from the UK, the US, and Canada.
Specific topics covered include administrative law, banking, companies and securities, constitutional law, copyright law, criminal law, environmental law, family law, human rights, international law, legal aid, and trade practices.
It provides index and abstract data back to 1975, and full text content from 1999 onwards.
This database is one of many available in the Informit platform. Once in Informit, you can change to another database by clicking on CHANGE DATABASES on the main search screen. If you choose to select [databases] by Subject, there is a subject listing for Business & Law. All Informit databases can be searched individually or in combination.
An Australian online legal service which includes full-text access to numerous primary- and secondary-source materials. Covers legislation, case law, and specialised areas of law.
Content includes case law, legislation, analytical materials, and forms and precedents, while sources include journals, law reports, unreported judgements, bulletins and newsletters, dictionaries and encyclopaedias, LawNow Legislation, and CaseBase Cases (see also below).
When you first access Lexis Advance Pacific, you are presented with a screen with a couple of choices to make. You need to accept the conditions, and you need to choose the area of the product that you want to set as your Home page. The default is Pacific Research, and this is the product to which Charles Sturt Library subscribes.
You won't see that screen again. For subsequent logins, just use your Charles Sturt userid and password and you will be taken straight to the Lexis Advance Pacific home page.
You can search across Everything or narrow your search by Jurisdiction, Content Type, Legal Topics or Recent & Favourites. If you go to Advanced Search, you can search in Cases, Legislation, Analytical Materials, or Forms & Precedents. The Home screen also has a list of the publications to which Charles Sturt subscribes, and for each publication you can: view contents; add as a search filter; go to Advanced Search; view publication information; or save to Favourites.
You can view your search and document history, and set up favourites, folders, and alerts.
Lexis Advance Pacific includes CaseBase Cases, a citator and annotator that covers more than 100 report series, journals, and unreported decisions from major Australian and New Zealand courts and selected tribunals.
A database of Australian publications and research tools from Thomson Reuters, covering Australian law and legislation.
Westlaw AU (previously known as Legal Online, and, before that, Lawbook Online) provides resources in a new interface which is different from the previous Legal Online interface. Most of the content is available in full-text.
The Westlaw AU interface makes subscribed content available for searching or browsing. For CSU users, content is available in 3 Content Types: Cases, Legislation & Commentaries, and Journals. You can do a Basic Search across all content, or you can choose to search across specific material. If you choose to search across one of the 3 Content Types, you get a content-specific Advanced Search option.
On the Home page, you can choose to browse by Content Type, Practice Area, Product Title, or Jurisdiction. In addition to that, if you choose one of the 3 Content Types (Cases; Legislation & Commentaries; or Journals) you can then browse that content by Product Title, Practice Area, or Jurisdiction.
Search and Browse are integrated, so if and when you browse into specific content your searching is also automatically restricted to that content.
A free Australian resource providing internet access to primary and secondary legal materials.
AustLII the Australasian Legal Information Institute - is a joint facility of the UTS and the UNSW Faculties of Law. It provides free internet access to Australasian legal materials, and claims to be one of the largest sources of legal materials on the Net, with millions of searchable documents.
AustLII publishes public legal information, including primary legal materials (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals, and case law); and secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access (for example, law reform and royal commission reports). There is also a substantial collection of law journals.
It includes extensive links to other Australasian and international legal resources on the Internet.
ProQuest Criminal Justice Database is one of many databases available in the ProQuest interface. It covers research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
This database was previously known as ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index (CJPI).
This database indexes more than 250 periodicals, with more than 100 available in full-text. Sources include U.S. and international scholarly journals, corrections and correctional and law enforcement trade publications, and crime blogs, while content includes journal articles, reports, news, and statistics.
Once you are in the ProQuest interface, you can change to any other ProQuest database, by clicking on the Change databases link at the top left of the search screen. All ProQuest databases can be searched individually or in combination.
World Legal Information Institute. Free, independent source of information on worldwide law from over 200 countries, as well as international law.
Abbreviations of Journal Titles
You may find abbreviated journal titles in databases or in reading lists (such as ALJ for Australian Law Journal). To find the article from a citation you will need the full title, and also AGLC referencing requires you to give the full title of the journal when you cite it.
Try using one of these lists to find out the full titles of journals from the abbreviations: