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Legal Internship Research Toolkit: Books/ Journals

Library Catalogues

Check your internship partner's library (if available).  Search the catalogue and browse the shelves.  Consult the librarian for assistance.

Google Book Search

Google Scholar


Getting Started

When given a research topic, it is always best to start with a secondary source.  It will give you the background and context to frame your research.  It will provide you with descriptive words of legal issues and 'Terms of Art' which you can use for your subsequent online searches.  These materials will also highlight other secondary materials you should refer to in addition to case law and legislation.

Databases Free from NLB

Locating Journal Articles

The following databases provide useful tools for locating journal articles.

News Resources

The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy