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Legal research guide: Secondary sources: Journals / Databases

Learn how to develop an effective search strategy and then use it to locate relevant secondary sources to support your research for law assignments.

Best databases for finding journal articles in Law

For a full list of databases go to OneSearch > Databases:

Check out the OneSearch Guide for more search tips. 

Legal databases NOT in OneSearch

Note that OneSearch is NOT able to search within the key legal databases

To find cases, journal articles, or other materials within these databases, you will need to access the databases directly. You can find links to them in OneSearch or on the Law subject guide pages.

Setting up Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Activate FindIt@UWA links in Google Scholar to access the UWA full text version of articles.  Once activated, you will see FindIt@UWA links - click these and the online, UWA databases will be searched for you.


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