Journal & eBook Databases

  • ATO Definitions
    Definitions of common terms used by the Australian Taxation Office.
  • Attorney General's Information Service (AGIS) - Informit
    The Attorney-General's Information Service (AGIS) is produced by the Attorney-General's Department, and contains over 120 law journals from the Australian, New Zealand and Asian Pacific region.
  • AUSTLII Legal Information Institute
    Free database run by a consortia of Australian Universities and other institutions containing full-text for legislation, journal articles, and rulings.
  • AUSTLII Taxation Database
    Free database run by a consortia of Australian Universities and other institutions containing full-text for legislation, journal articles, and tax rulings.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
    Australian government-funded statistical body with statistics on almost every aspect of Australian society, from income and property to economy and budgets.
  • Australian Commonwealth Law Database (ComLaw)
    Australian Government funded database containing the full text of all recent legislation from 70 different agencies. It also details of the lifecycle of individual laws and the relationships between them, and related documents.
  • Australian Institute of Criminology Statistics
    Various statistics relating to crime and prisoners.
  • Australian Law Reform Commission Publications (ALRC)
    Federal agency conducts inquiries into areas of law and makes recommendations to government to make informed decisions regarding law reform. Their site contains numerous, useful and free resources including news, reports and proposals.
  • Australian Taxation Office Legal Database
    Free database containing Australian tax rulings and other ATO publications.
  • BAILII Legal Information Institute
    The British and Irish Legal Information Institute, is the British version of AUSTLII, containing free database resources covering legislation and case law.
  • Business Management Collection (Henry Stewart Talks)
    Business and Management courses offer students a chance to work on their leadership skills and learn how to apply their expertise in Business setting. This Database contains extensive information's in global scale.
  • CIA World Factbook
    A factbook developed for US policy makers, providing information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
  • Commonwealth Sentencing Database
    The purpose of the Commonwealth Sentencing Database is to provide judicial officers and other users with rapid and easy access to information about sentencing for Commonwealth offences. It contains a lot of helpful free and subscription-based material to this end.
  • Dictionary of the American Marketing Association
    One of the top American marketing organisations, with a helpful dictionary of terms embedded within their website.
  • Dictionary of The Economist
    Dictionary of one of the most popular economics-related publications.
  • EBSCO Business Source Complete
    Provides full text for scholarly business journals, including full text peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business
  • EBSCO Regional Business News
    This database provides coverage for full-text business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canada. Whether searching for information about presidential candidates, franchise restaurants, the retail industry, business planning, or political participation, Regional Business News will cover the story.
  • EBSCOhost eBook Collection for Business
    Collection offers 14,200 eBook titles to assist students and scholars with business research, special project and entrepreneurial needs, and help students understand general business concepts. This collection encompasses a variety of business topics, such as marketing, finance, supply chain management and entrepreneurship, with additional focus on career growth, personal development, communication and networking.
  • Federal Court Glossary of Legal Terms
    Basic glossary covering terms used primarily in a court-setting.
  • Federal Parliament
    The Parliament of Australia (officially the Federal Parliament; also known as the Commonwealth Parliament or just Parliament) is the legislative branch of the government of Australia. It consists of three elements: the Crown (represented by the Governor-General), the Senate and the House of Representatives.  
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Gale Reference Complete provides subscription access to the largest package of primary and secondary sources available to libraries today. Empowering users at all academic levels, from the undergraduate student to the experienced researcher, and covering nearly every research area and discipline.
  • Global Edge Business Glossary
    Extensive glossary of international business terms.
  • Global Edge Business Knowledge
    Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University, offering resource tools for researching global business practices.
  • Glossary of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB)
    A glossary of terms from the Australian government accounting authority.
  • Glossary of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ)
    A glossary of terms related to the discipline of management and human resources.
  • Golden Target Awards
    The Public Relations Institute of Australia's Golden Target Awards are the premier national annual awards recognising excellence in the public relations industry. The database provides access to the full-text of the campaign component of some entries in the Golden Target Awards. It does not include publicity materials, videos, posters, etc
  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of more than 2,000 law and law-related periodicals and in excess of 16,000 titles including documents from the American Association of Law Libraries, International Law Association,U.S. Presidential Library and the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Informit Business Collection
    A full-text Australian business journal database covering a range of contemporary business issues including business law, economics, employment, finance, management, organisational psychology, taxation and training.
  • IntelliConnect (CCH)
    Intelliconnect is a gateway to a broad range of legal case law and commentary across a wide array of Australian legal matters and practice areas.
  • Investopedia Dictionary
    Comprehensive dictionary of business-related terms.
  • Investopedia
    Investopedia is an internet site devoted to investing education, containing a helpful dictionary of terms as well as other resources related to international business.
  • Legal Scholarship Network (via SSRN)
    The Legal Scholarship Network is a scholarly repository for legal articles and academic works.
  • Legalpedia Queensland Glossary of Terms
    Briefly explains many commonly-used legal terms
  • LegalTrac
    Briefly explains many commonly-used legal terms
  • LexisNexis 
    Provides in-depth, comprehensive and authoritative information from premium titles and recent releases. Areas of expertise include Australian corporate finance, insurance law, civil liability, taxation, intellectual property, superannuation law, trade practices and workplace relations.
  • National Centre for Crime and Justice Statistics (ABS)
    Statistics, media releases, articles and information papers relating to crime and justice in Australia.
  • NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository
    The NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository provides a free and consistent point of access for working papers, reports, lecture series, workshop presentations, and other scholarship created by faculty at NELLCO member schools, including law schools at Berkeley, Boston College, Cornell, Duke, Yale and many others.
  • New South Wales Government Legislation
    Fully searchable database of all NSW government parliamentary legislation.
  • NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

    Crime statistics and maps for NSW.

  • Oxford Reference
    Bringing together 2 millions digitized entries across Oxford University Press's Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias. Oxford Reference is the premier reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas.
  • Parliament of NSW
    The Parliament of New South Wales is the law-making body for the State of New South Wales and is Australia's first and oldest Parliament. It consists of two democratically elected Houses, the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council.  
  • Proquest Ebrary eBook 
    Collection for LawThousands of law ebooks and e textbooks from the United States and around the world.
  • Trove  
    Trove is a powerful free resource, provided by the National Library, for searching through past Australian media and archives from state and national libraries across Australia.
  • UNCHR (Refugee Law)  
    Refugee law encompasses both customary law, peremptory norms, and international legal instruments. The only international instruments directly applying to refugees are the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees.  
  •  Westlaw AU 
    Provides expert analysis and up-to-date content on reports and cases from the Commonwealth and New South Wales. The collection covers competition and consumer law, corporations, court practice, criminal law, equity and trusts, evidence, family law, property and international content.
  • WorldLII International Law Library  
    The International Law Library includes both the International Treaties Collection and the International Courts and Tribunals Collection, and contains over 80,000 documents.
  • WTO World Trade Organization  
    The World Trade Organization is an international institution that oversees the global trade rules between nations.  
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