Below is a brief explanation of the type of material you will find under each tab of this LibGuide.
Treaty Resources: print and online sources for international treaties
Legal Commentary: treatises, hornbooks, encyclopedias, etc.; secondary sources to help you understand the topic
Current Awareness: blogs and other sources of international news
Organizations: links to websites of organizations concerning international law
Database Access Information
Some items in these guides are links to William Mitchell College of Law licensed database resources. These resources are available from all public computers in the library, as well as all computers signed into the WMCL network either through Ethernet or Wireless access.
Westlaw and LexisNexis are subscription services that require individual user accounts for access.
Introduction to International Law
Welcome to the Warren E. Burger Library LibGuide for Public International Law. Public International Law studies the law between and among countries and intergovernmental organizations (such as the United Nations). You may also want to take a look at our Foreign Law LibGuide and our International/Comparative Patent Law LibGuide.
This guide provides suggestions and resources for research in the area of International Law, with a specific eye towards resources discussed in the Public International Law course offered at William Mitchell, as well as the accompanying research workshop. This guide includes electronic, print, and free online resources. Electronic resources include those available on Westlaw, LexisNexis, free and subscription databases, web pages and computer assisted instruction. Print resources include books, journals and other materials available from the Warren E. Burger Library.
This is intended as a starting point for your research; please contact the reference librarians for further help.
Research and Instructional Librarian
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