|Briefcase (Westlaw NZ)|
A comprehensive index of more than 160,000 cases, sourced from a variety of New Zealand Courts and Tribunals (see Cases Sources), together with selected leading foreign cases. Includes CiteCase to verify case validity and Findcase for full text.
|Brookers Online Databases|
Brookers has migrated to a new platform called WestlawNZ. See WestlawNZ for up-to-date legal research.
|Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations|
Search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications.
Access to resources in: Company, corporate & securities law; Conveyancing & property law; Employment and HR; GST; and, Tax.
Provides international coverage of law and law-related periodicals. e.g: Law Journal Library; Legal Classics; Treaties & Agreements; English Reports; U.S. Statutes at Large; and, World Constitutions Illustrated.
|Laws of New Zealand|
Legal encyclopedia. Also in print in the Law Library.
|LegalTrac (Gale Cengage)|
Provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.
Thousands of fulltext files on national, foreign, and international law. Includes New Zealand Administrative Reports (1995+), District Court Reports (1996+), NZ Resource Management Appeals (1991+).
A law resource that includes a broad range of New Zealand subject areas including Family, Land Laws, Laws of New Zealand, Sentencing and Transport, and NZ Acts and Regulations. Note: Access New Zealand Law Journal via this link
|LINXPlus (LexisNexis NZ)|
Searchable index of NZ cases, journal articles, books and conference proceedings, 1986 to date. Acts as a catalogue of the Canterbury, Wellington and Auckland District Law Society Libraries. Links to many judgments in full text.
|NZLII: New Zealand Legal Information Institute|
Free access to legal information and databases on many aspects of New Zealand law.
|Statutes of New Zealand (Westlaw NZ)|
Statutes of New Zealand (in force) plus Imperial, Provincial, and Repealed Acts.
|Unreported Judgments Index|
Identifies unreported NZ court judgments held in the Law Library at KG/346.(Recent judgments are in set 17 on Close Reserve.)
Thousands of full text judgements and journal articles on national, foreign, and international law.
|Westlaw NZ (Thomson Reuters)|
Westlaw NZ gives you access to legislation, case law, commentary, journals, news and precedents.
|WorldLII: World Legal Information Institute|
Directory of free legal Web sites, with a search engine for searching their contents. Useful for tracing sites for specific countries.
Law - additional resources
|Academic OneFile (Gale Cengage)|
Provides indexing/abstracting for journals and reference sources with many articles available in full-text. Coverage includes the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes coverage of the New York Times back to 1985.
|AGIS Plus Text|
Covers all aspects of law and is produced by the AGIS Section of the Lionel Murphy Library, Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department in Canberra, Australia.
|AustLII: Australasian Legal Information Institute|
Provides free online access to Australasian public legal information -- that is, primary legal materials (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals); and secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access (e.g. law reform and royal commission reports) and a substantial collection of law journals.
|Australian Federation Fulltext Database|
The key primary source texts of Australian Federation, including official reports of the debates of the 1890s, the major participants' accounts and memoirs, plus related texts.
|BAILII: British & Irish Legal Information Institute|
Uses the AUSTLII search engine with free fulltext databases of cases and legislation from the UK, England, Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland, from various dates including Privy Council decisions (1996-) and House of Lords decisions (1996-). UK legislation (from 1996) is given ‘as passed’ (not consolidated).
|Banking Information Source (ProQuest)|
Search essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends.
|Broadcasting Standards Authority Decisions|
Codes of Broadcasting Practice and a searchable free database of decisions on formal complaints from 1994.
Searchable version of this authoritative free source on constitutional and procedural matters. Supplemented by the Cabinet 'Step-by-Step Guide’.
|CanLII: Canadian Legal Information Institute|
Searchable free fulltext databases of federal and provincial Canadian legislation and case law.
|CCH Company, Corporate & Securities Law|
Includes: NZ company law and practice commentary; NZ company law and practice legislation; NZ company law and practice news; NZ company law cases.
|CCH Conveyancing and Property Law|
Includes: NZ conveyancing and property law news; NZ conveyancing cases; NZ conveyancing law and practice commentary; NZ conveyancing law and practice legislation.
|CCH Employment and HR|
Includes: NZ employment law cases; NZ employment law commentary; NZ employment law legislation; NZ employment legislation news.
Includes: NZ Goods and Services Tax guide commentary.
Provides access to New Zealand tax legislation, case law and commentary.
|Criminal Justice and Public Safety (Alexander Street Press)|
A collection of documentaries, training videos, and interviews illustrating the strategies, techniques, and experiences of professionals serving on the front lines of justice and public safety.
|Criminal Justice Collection|
Indexing and abstracting, as well as some full-text, for more than 700 titles.
|Criminal Law Practice Area (Westlaw NZ)|
Includes the Adams looseleaf publications, relevant Acts and judgements.
|Current Contents Connect (Web of Science)|
Multidisciplinary, current awareness database of articles as they are published. Provides access to the table of contents and bibliographic data from 8000+ leading scholarly research journals and book.
|ElgarOnline (Edward Elgar Publishing)|
Books, research handbooks, encyclopaedias and reference works in 4 subject collections: Law, Business, Economics, Social and Political Science.
|Employment Library Practice Area (Westlaw NZ)|
Includes reported and unreported cases as well as commentaries on New Zealand Employment law.
|Environmental Law Practice Area (Westlaw NZ)|
A comprehensive database of more than 11,000 reported and unreported case records, sourced from a variety of New Zealand Courts and Tribunals, plus Salmon and the Resource Management Act.
|European Court of Human Rights|
A free database of fulltext decisions of the European Court of Human Rights and the former European Commission of Human Rights), 1960 on. Use of the Help screens is advisable for successful searching.
|Family Law Library NZ (LexisNexis)|
Contains "Family Law Service", "Family Law Journal" , "NZ Family Law Reports" and "Fisher on Matrimonial and Relationship Property".
|Family Law Practice Area (Westlaw NZ)|
Includes looseleafs, e.g. Child Law, Incapacity, etc., plus cases and reports and relevant statutes.
A database covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
|Halsbury's Laws of England|
Provides a comprehensive narrative statement of the law of England and Wales. Written by or in conjunction with leading lawyers, both practitioners and academics, Halsbury's Laws of England covers every proposition of English law (whether statutory or common law), and is divided into alphabetically arranged titles.
|HeinOnline Scottish Legal History|
This collection includes the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series consisting of 53 volumes (1936-present), vols. 1-3 of the Stair Society Supplementary Series, as well as books, abridgments and links to scholarly articles from HeinOnline's Law Journal Library that discuss Scots law.
|HeinOnline Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law|
This library includes the Selden Society Annual Series, Selden Society Supplementary Series and the Centenary Guide to the Publications of the Selden Society published in 1987. It also includes more than 220 English Legal History Classics including abridgements, digests and dictionaries. Moreover, you will be able to access early English case law and link to other online publications in early English history.
|IDHL: International Digest of Health Legislation|
Free database of summaries of, or references to, selected national and international health legislation, including web links to available full text.
Includes ILOLEX, a free database on international labour standards, containing ILO Conventions and Recommendations, and NATLEX, giving bibliographic references to national labour laws, with summaries and some fulltext.
|Law Reform Databases|
Searchable free database of information on over 7,000 Commonwealth and USA Law Reform Commission publications.
The authoritative source of Acts, Bills, and Legislative Instruments.
|LINX (Westlaw NZ)|
New Zealand caselaw and legal writing from the last 30 years. LINX is a 'digest' database which summarises cases and indexes articles, and is created by the New Zealand Law Society library for lawyers.
|Maori Land Court|
Includes free database of selected decisions from 1958 on. See also the Māori Land Court Judgments database and the MLC Minute Book Index, 1865-1910, database at the Law or Hocken Libraries. Hocken has copies of the Minute Books.
|Maori Land Court Minute Books|
Index to the Māori Land Court Minute books. Full text records available on microfilm at the Hocken Library.
|Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Online|
A fully updated online edition of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law.
|Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History|
Provides both historical and contemporary comparisons of the world legal systems from ancient to modern times.
|Oxford Scholarship Online|
Cross-searchable library containing full text of over 1,900 Oxford books in the areas of Classical Studies, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology. Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level.
|Philip C. Jessup Library (HeinOnline)|
This library provides access the International Law Student Association's Journal of International and Comparative Law and Journal of International Law, and to the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Compendium.
A leading electronic database providing indexing/abstracting and full-text access to scholarly and general interest publications. It combines information from a number of online databases with subjects covering: business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, medicine, and religion.
|ProQuest Criminal Justice|
A database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for those interested in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
|ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I|
A collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, from 1743 to the present day. Where available, the database includes a 24-page preview. Dissertations published since July 1980 include a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts.
|ProQuest Research Library|
A multidisciplinary database designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas. The database includes thousands of full-text titles, with a diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and general interest magazines.
|PsycINFO Topic Guides|
Topic Guides are brief handouts designed to demonstrate how PsycINFO can be used to search for resources in a variety of topic areas. They contain three sample search scenarios, and a list of selected Index Terms.
Full-text, peer reviewed journals, books, and reference works. Subjects include: architecture, design, behavioral science, biomedical and life sciences, business, economics, chemistry, materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, humanities, social sciences, law, mathematics, statistics, medicine, physics, and, professional and applied computing.
|Succession Law & Practice NSW|
This service provides a complete practice tool for the general practitioner in this area. It contains essential information: annotated legislation, prescribed forms, commentary on wills law and practice, contested grants, uncontested grants, estate administration and family provision, costs and fees. Precedent clauses for wills with commentary and examples of completed wills are also included.
|Taylor & Francis Online|
Collection of full text journals (1400+) in humanities, social sciences, science and technology from Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press, including access to back issues from 1997 where available.
Search the National Bibliographic Database for items held in libraries throughout New Zealand.
|Torts Practice Area (Westlaw NZ)|
Includes the Law of Torts in New Zealand, Todd (ed.)
Comprehensive and up-to-the-minute online Māori - English - Māori dictionary resource.
Full text of 1500 leading scientific, technical, medical, social science and business journals published by Wiley.
|Women and the Law (Peggy) (HeinOnline)|
A collection that brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to womens roles in society and the law from the last 200 years.
|World Constitutions Illustrated (HeinOnline)|
Contains the current constitution for every country, constitutional histories, texts on constitutional law, links to scholarly articles about constitutional development, and a bibliography of selected constitutional books. Browsable by country or resource.