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HSC Legal Studies at the State Library 2013 . Legal Studies resources on the internet – HSC and Preliminary. In this session you will learn about: Online databases you can use to locate media reports and other reference material HSC Legal Studies guides – great launching pads

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Hsc legal studies at the state library 2013

HSC Legal Studies at the State Library 2013


Legal studies resources on the internet hsc and preliminary

Legal Studies resources on the internet – HSC and Preliminary

In this session you will learn about:

  • Online databases you can use to locate media reports and other reference material

  • HSC Legal Studies guides – great launching pads

  • HSC Legal Studies blog – keeping up to date with recent changes to the law

  • LIAC Crime Library – excellent resource for locating cases


Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes


Students and teachers need

Students and teachers need:

  • Legislation

  • Cases

  • Media reports:

    • Newspaper articles

    • Magazine and journal articles

  • International instruments and documents

    • Readable and understandable

    • Current

    • Accurate


Www legalanswers sl nsw gov au

www.legalanswers.sl.nsw.gov.au


Benefits of online databases

Benefits of online databases

Provide you with:

  • access to additional information on the topic you are researching – definitions and other background information

  • full text newspaper articles

  • full text magazine and journal articles

    using them will develop useful research skills for Year 12 and uni


Demonstrating logging into databases

Demonstrating logging into databases


If you have a password and you have forgotten it

If you have a password and you have forgotten it:


Hsc legal studies at the state library 2013

Not in this box


Hsc legal studies at the state library 2013

Citation of your article very important – this will give you all the details you need:

  • Author

  • Title of article

  • Name of journal, year, volume number and page references

  • Deep link to the article so you can return to the article at a later time.


Demonstrating logging into databases1

Demonstrating logging into databases

Don’t set password – leave blank


Law reform in action other topics

Law reform in action – other topics?


Hsc legal studies at the state library 2013

type in kathleen folbigg and murder and trial


Demonstrating logging into databases2

Demonstrating logging into databases

Don’t set password – leave blank


Citing legislation

Citing legislation

  • Legislation:

    • Name of act, year, jurisdiction example:

      Crimes Act 1900 NSW s 18


Citing cases

Citing cases

  • Cases

    • Criminal– R or the Crown v the name of the offender, year, court, number of case for that year,

    • Civil – name of each party


Other databases

Other databases


Tip for each topic you can find more

Tip – for each topic you can find more

  • Use eResources & media reports tab

    to find out more – will give you links to all the databases.

    This tab is on all research guides


Any questions

Any questions?


Key tips

Key tips

  • Bookmark our HSC Legal Studies page

  • Great launching pad for each syllabus topic area for finding key information – each time you start a new part of the syllabus, look at the guide for this section of syllabus and browse each tab to see what information you can find

  • Before your next class – practice using your library card to access these databases


Conclusion

Conclusion

You now have a strategy and place to find information for HSC Legal Studies

  • Research guides for each topic area

  • HSC Legal Studies:Newswatch Blog

  • State Library databases for newspaper articles and magazine articles

  • www.legalanswers.sl.nsw.gov.au


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