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Library Guide for the Chicago Journal of International Law (CJIL)

General/International Law Databases


HeinOnline: Foreign & International Law Resources Database (FILRD) - includes international law yearbooks and periodicals, digests of U.S. practice in international law (Wharton, Moore, Hackworth, Whiteman),  Permanent Court of International Justice (PCIJ) decisions, and Moore's History and Digest of the International Arbitrations to which the United States Has Been a Party

HeinOnline: Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS).

HeinOnline: Hague Academy Collected Courses Online / Recueil des cours en ligne

HeinOnline: Harvard Research in International Law Collection

HeinOnline: History of International Law

HeinOnline: Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP)

HeinOnline: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) Library

HeinOnline: International Journal of the Jurisprudence of Family Library

HeinOnline: International Law Association (ILA) Reports

Lexis Advance for Law Students - includes U.S. treaties; International Legal Materials (ILM); EU law treatises, ECJ cases, EU treaties, regulations, directives; ICJ decisions; ECHR judgments and decisions;  international arbitration and internaitonal trade materials; Martindale-Hubbell International Law Digests, including Hague Conventions; non-English news.

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Online (MPEPIL/EPIL).

Parry & Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3d ed, 2009; eBook).

Recueil des cours Collected Courses (Hague Academy of International Law) - the Hague Academy Collected Courses Online (Martinus Nijhoff) - books, book chapters, mini-monographs on public international law topics.

UN Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL) - includes full runs of the UN Yearbook, Reports of International Arbitral Awards (R.I.A.A.), historic archives, video lecture series, bibliographies.

Westlaw - includes U.S. treaties, International Legal Materials (ILM), international commercial arbitration databases, investor-state materials, ICJ, ICTR, ICTY, Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, WTO, GATT decisions; European Union legislation, treaties, cases, journals (European Competition Law ReviewCommon Market Law Reports); International Organization (INOG), Foreign Affairs (FORGNAFF), Foreign Policy (FORGNPLY), Global Governance (GLBLGOVERN).  Westlaw also has the Legal Journals Index (LJI), WORLD-JLR, and International Law Texts & Periodicals (INT-TP). All Content ---> International Materials (Australia, Canada, UK, EU, and including law journals).

World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII).  Includes international legal decisions and treaties databases.

Subject Specialist

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law
D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School
Room 207