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Research Support Guide for Law Postgraduate Students and Academic Staff

Research support assistance and useful library resources for Postgraduate students and Academic Staff

Print Journals and eJournals

Links to key journals are provided here, however, if you need journal articles on a particular topic, search via A-Z Databases for efficiency and more in-depth results.  Electronic Journals allow you to browse through the contents page and searching within the journal.  You can also use uKwazi Fulltext Finder to search for articles within your faculty collection.

Print Journals eJournals
Acta Criminologica Acta Criminologica
Acta Juridica Acta Juridica
African Human Rights Law Journal African Human Rights Law Journal
De Jure De Jure
De Rebus De Rebus
Obiter Harvard law review
South African journal on human rights Obiter
South African law journal SA Crime Quarterly
SA mercantile law journal SA Journal on Human Rights
SA Public Law SA Law Journal
Stellenbosch Law Review SA Mercantile Law Journal
Tydskrif vir die Suid Afrikaanse Reg

SA Public Law

Stellenbosch Law Review

Tydskrif vir die Suid Afrikaanse Reg


UWC Law Faculty publishes its own journal

Law, Democracy & Development


WorldLII: Law Journals

The International Legal Scholarship Library aims to provide a comprehensive search facility for all academic law journals available via WorldLII and other Legal Information Institutes (LIIs) and the nearly 20,000 law journal articles and academic papers available through the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN). Currently, the search facility below allows searches over 45 law journals databases.

SSRN Legal Scholarship Network

Most of these articles are not the official, published version, but this is a good place to stay updated on very recent research.

Digital Commons Network -- Law Commons

This resource allows you to search all articles posted within the subject area of law in a large number of college and university repositories. You can also browse articles by topic.


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