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How to locate journal articles

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Original content by Rita Lam, revised by Chai Yee Xin.
A guide to locating journal articles on LawNet and Westlaw.

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How to locate journal articles

  1. 1. LOCATING LAW JOURNAL ARTICLES ELIZABETH NAUMCZYK – HEAD, LAW LIBRARY CHAI YEE XIN – LAW LIBRARIAN © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  2. 2. STRUCTURE OF JOURNAL CITATION Eugene Kheng-Boon Tan, “Law and Values in Governance: The Singapore Way” (2000) 30 HKLJ 91 (YEAR) VOLUME JOURNAL TITLE START PAGE © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  3. 3. STRUCTURE OF JOURNAL CITATION Eugene Kheng-Boon Tan, “Law and Values in Governance: The Singapore Way” (2000) 30 HKLJ 91 (YEAR) VOLUME JOURNAL TITLE START PAGE © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  4. 4. STRUCTURE OF JOURNAL CITATION Eugene Kheng-Boon Tan, “Law and Values in Governance: The Singapore Way” (2000) 30 HKLJ 91 (YEAR) VOLUME JOURNAL TITLE START PAGE © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  5. 5. STRUCTURE OF JOURNAL CITATION Eugene Kheng-Boon Tan, “Law and Values in Governance: The Singapore Way” (2000) 30 HKLJ 91 (YEAR) VOLUME JOURNAL TITLE START PAGE © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  6. 6. STRUCTURE OF JOURNAL CITATION Eugene Kheng-Boon Tan, “Law and Values in Governance: The Singapore Way” (2000) 30 HKLJ 91 (YEAR) VOLUME JOURNAL TITLE START PAGE © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  7. 7. LOCATING A LAW JOURNAL Check the legal abbreviation of the journal Search full journal title in A-Z e-journal list Search LawNet (Singapore law journals and MLR only) WestLaw Lexis Journal article located Download/Print Email libresearch@smu.edu.sg Yes Yes No No © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  8. 8. LOCATE THE FOLLOWING JOURNAL ARTICLE Wai Yee Wan, “Directors’ Defence of Reliance on Professional Advisers under Anglo-Australian Law ” (2015) 44 CLWR 71 © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  9. 9. LOCATING A LAW JOURNAL Check the legal abbreviation of the journal Search full journal title in A-Z e-journal list Search LawNet (Singapore law journals and MLR only) WestLaw Lexis Journal article located Download/Print Email libresearch@smu.edu.sg Yes Yes No No © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  10. 10. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  11. 11. You can find a link to the Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations from the Law Research Navigator
  12. 12. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  13. 13. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  14. 14. LOCATING A LAW JOURNAL Check the legal abbreviation of the journal Search full journal title in A-Z e-journal list Search LawNet (Singapore law journals and MLR only) WestLaw Lexis Journal article located Download/Print Email libresearch@smu.edu.sg Yes Yes No No © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  15. 15. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You can search for the article using the search bar Or click on the Find Specific: Journals to browse through the A- Z journal list
  16. 16. Enter full journal title © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  17. 17. One more click to open the source in a new window © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  18. 18. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  19. 19. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  20. 20. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  21. 21. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  22. 22. Click the pdf icon to download print images of the full text © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  23. 23. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  24. 24. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  25. 25. LOCATE THE ARTICLE Andrew Phang “Jury Trial in Singapore and Malaysia: The Unmaking of a Legal Institution” [1983] 25 Mal LR 50 © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  26. 26. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  27. 27. LOCATING A LAW JOURNAL Check the legal abbreviation of the journal Search full journal title in A-Z e-journal list Search LawNet (Singapore law journals and MLR only) WestLaw Lexis Journal article located Download/Print Email libresearch@smu.edu.sg Yes Yes No No © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  28. 28. You can find a link to LawNet from the Law Research Navigator or access from the Library Database List
  29. 29. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  30. 30. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  31. 31. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  32. 32. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  33. 33. LOCATE THE ARTICLE Paul Daly, “Wednesbury’s Reason and Structure” [2011] Pub L 238 © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  34. 34. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  35. 35. LOCATING A LAW JOURNAL Check the legal abbreviation of the journal Search full journal title in A-Z e-journal list Search LawNet (Singapore law journals and MLR only) WestLaw Lexis Journal article located Download/Print Email libresearch@smu.edu.sg Yes Yes No No © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  36. 36. PAUL DALY, “WEDNESBURY’S REASON AND STRUCTURE” [2011] PUB L 238 © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You can find a link to Westlaw from the Law Research Navigator or access from the Library Database List
  37. 37. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Browse through the journal list by clicking: International Materials>United Kingdom>United Kingdom Journals
  38. 38. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Go to Advanced Search and type in the journal title. Note: Searching by journal title is more accurate than searching by citation on Westlaw
  39. 39. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. All articles available on Westlaw can be printed or downloaded.
  40. 40. QUESTIONS? EMAIL LIBRARY@SMU.EDU.SG © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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