Research Skills

A strong foundation in legal research skills is important for all law students.

To make this possible, the library provides a range of face-to-face and online programs for students to up skill their legal research capabilities.

Legal Research Videos

Short videos to help you navigate the world of legal research! Topics include secondary resources, cases, legislation, international law and AGLC4: Legal Research Video Series (login required).

Legal Research Workshops

Semester 1 2024-  Workshop information. Dates TBC.

Each semester staff from the Law Library and the Ian Malkin Centre for Legal Academic skills run lunchtime workshops on a range of topics, including developing a research topic, researching case law, legislation, secondary sources and international law. These sessions are a valuable opportunity for students to learn effective legal database and research skills.

Recordings from previous sessions are available online.

Legal Research Gatherings

Informal drop-in sessions for students to network with their peers and pick up legal research tips at the same time. Semester 2 dates: 31 Aug, 5pm, 12 Sept, 1pm and 2 Oct, 5pm via Zoom.

Other Library Workshops

University Library workshops are held throughout the year and can be found at Library News and Events.

Researcher@Library conduct a range Advanced Research Training Workshops for designed for Graduate and Academic Researchers.

If you have a legal research query you can email