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
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.
For help with searching, go to Searching with Lexis Advance Pacific