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Legal Research 101: Skills for my first week of law school: 6. Lexis

Guide for first year law students to navigate the Library's resources and to retrieve course readings

How do I check if Lexis provides access to a particular journal?

To check if Lexis provides access to a particular journal:

E.g. Sharon Christensen, "Is it time for a national review of the Torrens' system? -- The eccentric position of private restrictive covenants" (2005) 12 APLJ 104

  1. Launch Lexis Singapore
  2. In the Quick Tools on the right side of the screen, enter the name of the journal you are looking for - E.g. Australian Property Law Journal
  3. Click on 'Find a Source' button. If the journal is available in Lexis it will be displayed in the result list.
  4. Click on the journal title and you will be able to search within the journal.
  5. Enter the article title in the search box. For instance, if you are looking for the article, "Is it time for a national review of the Torrens' system" by Sharon Christensen in the Australian Property Law Journal. Enter the title and click Search.
  6. This will retrieve the article.
The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy