Reference Management

Australian Guide to Legal Citation

The reference style used at Melbourne Law School is the Australian Guide to Legal Citation, 4th Edition (AGLC4). AGLC4 is published by the Melbourne University Law Review (MULR) and the Melbourne Journal of International Law.

The full style manual is available as a free digital PDF copy (PDF, 3.4MB)

Print copies are available for loan in the Law Library High Use area (call number K114 AUST) and can be purchased  from the MULR website.

The Library's Re:cite website includes a section dedicated to referencing using AGLC4.

Reference management software

Reference management software can assist you with managing references and creating references / bibliographies in your documents.

There are many different reference management software options available -  Re:cite includes information on the different tools, including Zotero and EndNote.

Library Support


The Law Library offers Zotero for Law training during the academic semester.  For more information on the sessions see the Research Skills page. There are also a range of reference management classes offered by Melbourne University Library accessible via News and Events.


Get started with our webinar on Zotero for beginners. You can also access a series of short, instructional videos on using Zotero and AGLC4, available (login required) from the Law Library Video Series:

Research Guides

If you have any questions email