Find Legal Answers Advanced Training

The Find Legal Answers Advanced Training shows public library staff how to find legislation and case law

Course overview

The Find Legal Answers Advanced Training equips staff with the knowledge and skills to deliver the full range of legal information services provided by Find Legal Answers public libraries. 

Public library clients with more complex inquiries may need to read primary legal material - legislation (Acts and regulations) and legal cases. This training explores how to find legislation and legal cases online. 

Who is this course for?

This course is for staff working in NSW public libraries. It will suit staff who deliver information services and/or public programs in public libraries and those seeking to refresh their knowledge. It is advised that staff first complete the Legal, drug and alcohol information workshop.

If you are not working in public libraries, information about other courses available at the State Library of NSW can be accessed here.

Course delivery

The Find Legal Answers Advanced Training is available to be delivered locally on request. To book a session in your library please contact State Library LIAC staff.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the training, course participants will be able to:

  • use the NSW legislation website to locate NSW legislation
  • use Trove and the NSW legislation website to locate NSW Government Gazettes
  • use AustLII to locate legal cases and Commonwealth legislation.

Training notes 

Training notes are available on request, and can be used to train staff in your library. To request Find Legal Answers Advanced Training notes, please fill in this form.