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Specialist Database Help & Search Tips

This guide helps users search in, Mint Global, Westlaw AU, Westlaw, LexisNexis AU, Nexis, Web of Science and Scopus.

Westlaw (International)

Direct Links to International Materials

The following direct links may not work outside the University's IP range.  If you have trouble using them from off-campus please access them by following the instructions listed under Accessing International Jurisdictions

Journals in Westlaw

To find journal articles in Westlaw -

  • Select Secondary Sources
  • Select Law Reviews & Journals
  • Select World Journals (under the heading Tools & Resources)
  • Perform search across all journals or select a country

Accessing International Jurisdictions

Westlaw searches American Content by default.

To access another Jurisdiction select International Materials from the Browse Menu, as shown below

From within the International Section you can choose a jurisdiction first, e.g. United Kingdom, then choose the content type from the list shown on the next page.  Alternately you can choose a content type from the Content Types list, e.g. Current Awareness, then choose from the Jurisdictions shown on the next page.

Finding Australian Content

To find Australian Cases and Legislation please use Westlaw AU.

There are no Australian Cases or Legislation held on Westlaw, it does however hold 3 Australian Law Journals:

Melbourne Journal of International Law
Melbourne University Law Review
Sydney Law Review