A case citation is a reference to a legal case in the law reports. You will need this in order to locate the report of a case.
It generally includes the
Anwar Siraj and Another v Ting Kang Chung John  1 SLR 1026
Identify legal abbreviations using these online and print sources:
* Librarian's preferred choice for non-Singapore sources
If you have a case citation, e.g. Salmah v Chop Chin Guan Hong  SSLR 172:
Step 1. Identify the legal abbreviation in the citation using an index.
For Singapore cases, use the Singapore Legal Abbreviations index. In this example, SSLR stands for the Straits Settlements Law Reports.
Step 2. Run a Title Search for the law report in LINC:
Step 3. Select the relevant title from the results list.
Step 4. Determine the location of the relevant volume.
Step 5. Once you have retrieved the relevant volume from the shelves, turn to the first page of the report, which in this case is page 172.
For a full listing of databases, see: Guide to Electronic Resources Collection.
This is a selection of the more commonly searched databases for cases:
Contains the European Court Reports and Official Journal of the European Communities.
Coverage includes decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, the Court of First Instance of the European Communities (General Court), the Civil Service Tribunal and the EFTA Court.
* indicates open access database
A selection of websites, mainly from common law jurisdictions, which provide open access to court judgments and awards are listed below.
For ASEAN countries, refer to the ASEAN Law Resources LibGuide.
Online guides to legal research: