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Law Search Guide: Search secondary sources (books/journals)

This guide will show you how to search a law topic using quick and simple methods.

How do I find secondary sources?

Secondary resources discuss, analyse, and explain the primary sources of the law. They include newspapers, journals, books, and commentary. There are two main ways of searching for secondary resources, they are; 

  1. searching by keyword; and
  2. searching by citation (when you have the book title or the name of an article). 

Secondary resources are a great way to get a critical analysis of the law and it will guide you to the original sources of the law, remember to always include where possible the "raw law" or primary sources of law such as cases and legislation. 

Explore the sources below to see where you would find them: 

What do you need to find?

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