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HSC Legal Studies
Need help finding legal information?
A tailored guide that brings together the essential resources for those studying Legal Studies.
Full text and links to Commonwealth, NSW and other legislation.
How to make the most out of your Legal Studies searches and get the best search results.
Free legal information for the community of NSW.
Free and trustworthy information online
The catalogue lists all items in the Library's collection such as books, online journals, magazines, ebooks. If you are studying at home or at school, the online resources are free to use with a Library card. If you are onsite, you can request material to be used in the Reading Rooms.
Access eresources to find fulltext articles, ebooks and websites arranged in broad subject groupings. These are free to use with your Library card.
Find full text Australian journal articles on different areas of the law including constitutional law, family law, intellectual property, legal theory, land rights, administrative law, legal aid, criminal law, administration of justice and international law.
A great place to start to define legal terms and give overviews of legal subjects. Legal dictionaries and encyclopedias covering topics including Australian law, human rights, High Court of Australia, international law and more.
Video workshops: online and in our own time!
Finding the right online sources
Getting better results from your searches
Better searching with online resources
Citing your work and avoiding plagiarism
We show you how to get the right citations from academic resources and best present your own work.
Essential Library resources for research
We bring together key HSC subjects resources, including those for Advanced and Extension courses.