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International & Regional Law (STA): Databases
This guide profiles resources pertinent to international & regional law – environmental law, human rights law, public international law, and trade law.
The Alma Jordan Library's (AJL) collection includes subscribed databases that offer content (books, journals, legislation, cases, and more) on public international law,environmental law, human rights law, and trade law.
There are also websites that facilitate access to such content.
HeinOnline is an online research product with more than 70 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. Our subscription offers access to the following: English Reports, Foreign & International Law Resources Database, Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP), Kluwer Law International Journal Library, Law Journal Library, Legal Classics, Philip C. Jessup Library, Revised Statutes of Canada, Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law, World Constitutions Illustrated, World Treaty Library, and more.
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text provides complete coverage of the most important English language legal information, with international coverage of scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more.
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Annual surveys of the laws of a jurisdiction, annual surveys of the federal courts, yearbooks, annual institutes, and annual reviews of the work in a given field or on a given topic will also be covered. The coverage dates are 1908 1981
JustisOne includes law reports, transcripts and official legislation from many common law jurisdictions. Our subscription offers access to the following collections: Australian Core, Canadian Core, Ireland Core, Caribbean Core, United Kingdom Core, and International Law Reports.
This comprehensive resource contains peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law. Please note that the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law can be found within the Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law.
Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies- International Law offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship.
The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History provides both historical and contemporary comparisons of the world legal systems. A truly international and interdisciplinary reference work, the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History covers legal history from ancient to modern times.
Included as a complement to our Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) subscription. Provides cross instrument and case navigation. The citator record for a case may include: Content type, Product, Related Items (e.g., Relationships, Content Types, Jurisdictions [Geographic Regions, Organizations/Institutions]), Details, etc..
Oxford Reports on International Law brings together decisions on public international law from international law courts, domestic courts, and ad hoc tribunals. In this resource, the full scope of international case law is available in one place, accompanied by expert analysis and cross-case navigation via the Oxford Law Citator.
The UWI libraries have access to the Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences II, Arts and Sciences IV, Arts and Sciences VI, Arts and Sciences VII, Business I, 19th Century British Pamphlets, Language & Literature Collections and Life Sciences.
A full text database that covers a broad range of subjects.
These include social sciences, business, management, psychology, marketing, international relations, law, arts, humanities and education, health, science, technology, information organization, and more.
This collection comprises a vast collection of eBooks in science, technology, engineering, medicine, humanities and social science, which are led by a global network of editors and authors
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ProQuest Newsstand offers access to the full text of over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world. The database includes backfile for most newspapers, providing access to articles, columns, editorials, obituaries and features published in each paper.
UWISpace is the institutional repository for The University of the West Indies (UWI). This online platform captures, preserves and provides online access to the scholarly/intellectual output of all UWI campuses. View this video on how to access it.
The repository supports publications in all formats (monographs, articles, presentations, data sets, pre-prints and post prints, learning objects, videos and images). Authors retain copyright of all works submitted to UWISpace. Examples of collections include theses and dissertations produced by students of The UWI and special collections such as the Michael Goldberg postcard collection and BBC Archive housed at the St. Augustine Campus. Content is being added on an ongoing basis by all UWI campuses to the repository.
The United Nations Treaty Collection provides online access to the international instruments published in the United Nations Treaty Series. A collection of treaties and international agreements registered or filed and recorded with and published by the Secretariat since 1946, pursuant to Article 102 of the Charter
This website provides free access to worldwide law, and has been developed collaboratively by various Legal Information Institutes around the world, all of which are independent, non-profit and university based.
The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide.
Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for Open Access monographs. It provides a searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access business model, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publishers website or repository.
DOAB is open to all academic publishers and covers all subject areas and all languages. Currently there are 5959 Academic peer-reviewed books from 169 publishers.
The ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. Click on Help for more detailed information.
This website includes a collection of refugee policy documents and guidelines from a variety of sources. In particular, UNHCR's position papers relating to specific countries and case loads are highlighted here.
"UN iLibrary is the comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations." Browse by latest or most read content. Limit search by format (books, journals, and working papers) and sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Access "key research material on global trade." Search content (book, series books, chapters, tables/graphs, journals, articles, datasets, indicators, annuals, key tables, working paper series, working papers, statistical publications, and multilingual summaries) by title and/or author, or browse/limit search by theme and/or country. The iLibrary also includes statistics. Search statistics (including by country) or access by database or book series.
This Guide uses several symbols to indicate the kind of access associated with databases/electronic resources. The following is a list of such symbols and their meanings.