Published on April 26, 2014
Year 11 Legal Studies Research Strategies
Places to Visit Terrace Library website Terrace library catalogue Databases Weblinks Google Scholar State Library of Queensland – eresources Referencing Bibliography
What will I learn? Where to find specialist legal information How to identify quality web sources How to search in a database How to select keywords and use search operators Following information links on Terrace Library website
Why Not Google?
What are databases?
A database is a collection of data that is organized so that its contents can easily be accessed. Databases
Which databases would be useful? Elibrary Questia The Conversation
Terrace database - elibrary Select Australasian Documents Only
Terrace database - Questia Select Law > Criminal Law> Criminal Sentencing
Terrace databases – The Conversation Opinion pieces
Google Scholar NB: Case Law has American content
State Library of QLD - Austlii Use keywords from your case details – provides similar precedents
State Library of QLD - CINCH Use keywords from your case details – provides journal articles on topic
State Library of QLD – Halsbury’s Laws of Australia Use keywords from your case details – provides relevant criminal code on topic