SNIPER provides information relating to IP Australia's core business areas, namely patents, trade marks and designs. SNIPER also includes other topics that impact on IP Australia's business, especially related intellectual property matters such as copyright, plant breeder's rights and domain names. These related matters are included if they relate to significant Australian or international trends and developments, or if they are significant to the field of intellectual property as a whole.
UTAS Legal Research – International Law Research
Monash – International law: Human Rights
University of Melbourne Human Rights Law
University of Sydney – Human Rights Law
Georgetown Law – Human Rights Law Research Guide
United Nations Human Rights - Research Guides and Resources
American Society of International Law - Electronic Resource Guide
Research methods in human rights [electronic resource] / [edited by] Lee McConnell and Rhona Smith
Research methods in human rights [electronic resource] : a handbook / edited by Bård A. Andreassen
Research methods for international human rights law [electronic resource] : beyond the traditional paradigm / edited by Damian Gonzalez-Salzberg and Loveday Hodson.
Indexing & full text database that provides access to journal articles on all aspects of Australian law. The majority are from Australia, NZ & Pacific law journals but there are selected articles from major law journals from the US, Canada & the UK.
A subset of AGIS database that contains records specifically related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Coverage includes: legal issues such as land rights, native title, customary law, Aboriginal deaths in custody, Aborigines in the criminal justice system, racial discrimination, indigenous intellectual property, and Aboriginal youth and juvenile justice.
Coverage: 1978-present. Database indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material related to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the social sciences and humanities area, including history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture. APAIS-ATSIS contains over 18,000 web links to online content
Covers all aspects of crime and criminal justice including corrections, crime, crime prevention, criminal law, criminology, juvenile justice, law enforcement, police and victims of crime and is produced by the JV Barry Library, Australian Institute of Criminology.
American scholarly law journals, with some content from selected Commonwealth countries.
A suite of databases containing references to Australian publications in a variety of disciplines including Arts, Sciences, Education & Law.
Lawlex provides access to the full text of Australian legislation including bills, acts and regulations. All jurisdictions are covered. The Search Legislation function in Lawlex is freely available to everyone. Full access to all content and features requires a subscription.
Lexis Advance (Formerly LexisNexis International) contains a comprehensive collection of full text legal resources including both primary and secondary material from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and other jurisdictions.
Full text decisions of international courts and international law decisions in domestic courts from 1904.
U.S. and foreign primary and secondary legal materials.
Parliamentary documents and official reports of the United Nations
Includes UN Treaty Series 1946+League of Nations Treaty Series and Status of Multilateral treaties deposited with the Secretary-General series
Includes full text decisions from 38 courts and tribunals.
Covers family, marriage, women; culture and institutions, private, civil and family law; social services and public welfare. Content includes peer-reviewed journals from government and specialist associations tackling modern debates on topics including non-traditional families, parenting, marriage, divorce, division of labour, working mothers, birth rates and ageing.
There are a number of resources to assist you with legal history research.
The Bodleian Library has prepared a research guide on English Legal History, which lists an extensive range of resources.
The Georgetown Law School Library's Guide to Legal History Databases includes annotations for numerous important titles.
The University of Melbourne History research guide provides information on general historical research.
The National Archives Research Guides provide information on how to find records held by the UK National Archives.
Legal History Blogs see: Triangle Legal History Seminar
Legal History Societies & Collections
Provided by the Dept. of Immigration and Citizenship, this database includes core portfolio legislation and policy documents relating to citizenship and migration. Access the username and password by clicking on the link.