What are law journals?
Journals are published regularly (monthly, quarterly) and contain articles. Articles may report on recent research, provide commentary and analysis of case law, legislation or law reform proposals or provide an historical analysis of an area of law.
The ACU Library subscribes to 1,000's of law ejournals.
To navigate this guide please use the links below:
Accessing the FULL TEXT
(i) Some database provide direct access to the FULL TEXT of the article, usually in PDF, if not
(ii) Use the Find it button to click through to a list of databases that provide the FULL TEXT, or
(iii) If the FULL TEXT is not accessible via (i) or (ii) then search for the journal title using the A-Z eJournals List. Then follow the links to the online platform eg LexisNexisAU, Lexis.com, Westlaw AU or Westlaw International to access the full text of the journal.
Law Society of New South Wales: Society website
Law Institute of Victoria: Institute website
Find the meaning of law journal and law report abbreviations, for example:
Australian Law Journal
QB - Law Reports, Queen's Bench
Citing journal articles using AGLC3:
AGLC3 > Part III Secondary Sources >> 4. Journal Articles
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Searching: Use the following databases to search for law journal articles and access the full text.