Journal articles provide a depth of analysis and opinion which will inform your argument, especially when writing research essays. Use journal articles to:
This page provides information on relevant databases used to identify and locate articles on a legal topic. To check what journals the Library subscribes to, use Search to find a particular journal, or browse the Law category in electronic journals
If you find an article record that does not provide full text, look for a link. Clicking this will open a new window to show you where the full-text can be located, or provide a direct link to the journal record in Search.
Note - not all databases have this facility, so, alternatively, use Search.
To help with locating the article and citing it, always make a note of the journal details (title, volume, issue, year and starting page number) as well as the author and title of the article.
If using Google Scholar off-campus to search for articles, set the Scholar Preferences to recognise Monash University (under Library Links) so that you can link through to subscribed full-text journals for participating publishers.
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