The Australasian Legal Scholarship Library: New content and sophistication for a world-leading legalscholarship repository and citator

  • Freiberg, Arie (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Blakeney, Michael (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Byrnes, Andrew (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Cane, Peter (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Chan, Janet (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Fitzgerald, Brian (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Grantham, Ross (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Greenleaf, Graham (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Kenyon, Andrew (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • McDonald, Leighton (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Mowbray, Andrew (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Rolph, David (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Stuhmcke, Anita (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Svantesson, Dan (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Twomey, Anne (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Wells, Andrew (Chief Investigator (CI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

The Australasian Legal Scholarship Library (developed under a 2008 LIEF grant by UNSW and 6 other
Universities), located at , now contains over 40,000 full text items of
legal scholarship for free access.This project will more than double its content and comprehensively improve its technical sophistication, by: (i) expanding Library content; (ii) data mining for citations the content of other publishers; (iii) adding metrics (access and citation counts); (iv) exporting technology developed as open source to other collaborating LIIs, thus also improving their content. Hardware, software and personnel are required. Databases and facilities are maintained post-LIEF by AustLII Foundation Ltd.
Effective start/end date1/01/1331/12/13


  • Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • Monash University