Flinders University Law Library

The Law Library is the link to all the legal resources needed to successfully study law and legal studies at Flinders University.

Close to 100,000 volumes are supplemented by an extensive online collection, providing an excellent teaching and learning resource.

The Law Library is also a great place to study, with a magificent reading room for quiet study and a vibrant student hub with group study areas, computers, printers, quick research guides, and more.


Law resources 
Find quick links to and learn about major law resources, including the AGLC, abbreviation indexes, legal dictionaries, legal encyclopaedias, commentary services, books, journals, and more.
Case law
Search for, locate and note-up case law.
Includes Find that Case@Flinders.
Quick links to legislation online, with tips for searching for legislation
For law, legal studies and criminal justice 
Subject resources - Search Smart Guides
Find resources relevant to law, legal studies and criminal justice topics
Research help - quick guides to legal research
More detailed information about legal research can be found on the 'Becoming a Professional' topic on FLO (only available to students enrolled in LLAW topics).

News and Events from the Law Library

  • A new batch of Continuing Professional Development papers has just arrived in the Library. These papers are from the CPD series run by the Law Society of South Australia. Topics covered include: legal ethics and the role of the Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner statutory interpretation preparing for civil trials court etiquette government contracts family law […]
  • The old LibGuides have now been retired and replaced with Search Smart Guides. These guides have the same great content, but with a fresh, new look. There are guides for Law, Legislation and Case Law, where you can learn about and find quick links to all the resources you need to succeed. Have a look […]
  • You can now find these law report series online Australian Criminal Reports Industrial Reports Local Government and Environmental Reports of Australia Use Find that Case@Flinders to access these judgments, or go straight to Westlaw AU.  
  • Law Readings have moved! You can now find all your set texts and readers at the Central Readings Collection on Level 1 of the Library. The benefits: You can more easily borrow books/readers after 5pm If you want to study on Level 1 or 2, you don’t have to trek up to Level 3 to […]
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