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International Legal Research: Web portals

This guide will serve a beginning set of resources for those legal researchers who are searching in the field of international law. It will focus on finding treaties and other international agreements.

Portals and MegaSites

International Law Metapages        

ASIL Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL)  http://www.eisil.org/
American Society of International Law’s comprehensive site with links to law instruments, web sites and online research guides for international law.

Guide to Law Online (GLIN)  http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/index.html
Law Library of Congress portal to Internet links for reference sources for nations and regions.  Includes international sources as well as links to legal materials by country.

United Nations  http://www.un.org/law/
Official United Nations web site section on international law with links to law-related U.N. bodies, U.N. Treaty Series, the ICJ and other international courts.

United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/
The place to access U.N. information and documents

United Nations Digital Library https://digitallibrary.un.org                                                                                                                                                                         Looking for official UN documents and selected UN maps?  Give this new digital collection a try.  Also has UN produced materials as well as speech and voting records.  Organized by collection (UN body, agency and type of document).  Powerful search options, available in 6 languages and mobile friendly.