What's the difference between primary and secondary sources?
Secondary sources are the resources that assist you in locating and understanding the relevant primary sources.
Primary sources are the actual text of the law, that is, legislation and case law.
For more in-depth information or further help, please look at our Legal Research Workshop below:
Databases provide access to journal literature either by providing the full text of articles or to article citations and abstracts
Some Key Databases for Law are:
Google Scholar is a free service for searching for some scholarly literature. It includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.
If the Library has an electronic subscription, you may be able to link to the full text from the Find Full Text at UniSA link.