Find a law library
Law libraries open to the public
Legal Information Access Centre
Follow the link to the Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC).
Self-represented litigants should contact LIAC for assistance with their legal research requirements.
The LIAC service is provided to meet the legal information needs of residents across NSW.
You can consult the 'Find legal answers' section of the LIAC website or look for the Find Legal Answers toolkits in your nearest local public library.
Public libraries with extra legal resources
Many public libraries have additional collections of legal resources and specialist librarians to assist you. Find a public library with legal resources through LIAC's map.
Law Libraries for legal professionals
Law Courts Library
The Law Courts Library is intended for judges and other legal professionals. The library is not open to students or members of the public.
Library resources can be searched via the catalogue.
Legal practitioners and libraries can apply for access to the Law Courts Library's collection on a 'user pays' basis. Access for legal practitioners does not include borrowing rights.
The library is open to access card holders from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. It is located on a secure floor of the Law Courts Building at Queens Square, Sydney.
NSW Bar Association Library
The NSW Bar Association Library is primarily for barristers and retired members of the bar association.
Law Society Library
The Law Society Library is a practical collection which aims to meet the information needs of solicitors practising in New South Wales.