Introduction to Legal Research

Explains legal research principles and terminology. Provides guidance in locating secondary sources, Australian legislation and case law and is particularly relevant to law students.

Launch the tutorial

by-nc-sa.png
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

 

Lexis Nexis - Virtual training series

Stay on track with LexisNexis webinars. These sessions are free for all university students in New South Wales.

Student Level 1 - Foundations of Research 60 mins (This session is suitable for all students undertaking units with legal content)

This session provides an orientation of Lexis Advance along with introductory tips for research efficiency. Learn how to make the most of the big red search box and quickly narrow down in your search results. Discover search strategies for finding cases, legislation, and encyclopaedic works and the value of each content type.

Student Level 2 - Developing Research Efficiency 60 mins (This session is suitable for law students)

This session takes you through how to work more efficiently using Lexis Advance. The focus of the session will be on refreshing existing knowledge, improving efficiency on Lexis Advance through specific advanced search forms, a look into the impact of Boolean connectors on searching, and collaboration and automation tools.

Student Level 3 - Strategic Research Skills 60 mins (This session is suitable for law students)

This session will take you through how you can effectively map out a search strategy before you begin your search to reduce the amount of time you spend researching.  The session will focus on a four step process which can be used for all online research and a structure which can be used to document the research undertaken.

Date

Time
(Sydney Australia)

Session Name

Zoom link

Zoom ID No.

26-Jul

11:00am – 12:00pm

Level 1: Foundations of Research

Zoom link ID No. 986 3505 1309

986 3505 1309

2-Aug

11:00am – 12:00pm

Level 1: Foundations of Research

Zoom link ID No. 962 2426 0415

962 2426 0415

4-Aug

11:00am – 12:00pm

Level 2: Developing Research Efficiency

Zoom link ID No. 986 3363 1648

986 3363 1648

10-Aug

11:00am – 12:00pm

Level 2: Developing Research Efficiency

Zoom link ID No. 928 0702 3799

928 0702 3799

17-Aug

11:00am – 12:00pm

Level 2: Developing Research Efficiency

Zoom link ID No. 982 1049 9116

982 1049 9116

24-Aug

11:00am – 12:00pm

Level 2: Developing Research Efficiency

Zoom link ID No. 979 4457 8522

979 4457 8522

31-Aug

11:00am – 12:00pm

Level 2: Developing Research Efficiency

Zoom link ID No. 913 7595 7495

913 7595 7495

31-Aug

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Level 3 :Strategic Research Skills

Zoom link ID No. 941 4482 5407

941 4482 5407

6-Sep

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Level 3 :Strategic Research Skills

Zoom link ID No. 964 3066 2065

964 3066 2065