Essential Sources

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Bibliographies & Indexes


Selected Treatises on International Law

Internet Resources

Bibliographies & Indexes

Contents Pages from Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals. A searchable database of tables of contents from more than 750 law reviews and other scholarly publications related to the law, published in the U.S. and abroad.

Current Law Index and Index to Legal Periodicals and Books index law journals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. LegalTrac, the online version of Current Law Index, is available by subscription; coverage begins in 1980. Available in Lexis and Westlaw.

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals. Published four times a year, this index gives access by
author and subject to periodical articles and essays from countries other than the U.S. and the British Commonwealth. An online version is available by subscription; coverage begins in 1993.

International Political Science Abstracts. Indexes journals related to political science.

Legal Journals Index. Covers legal journals published in the UK and Europe. Available on the Web (print version discontinued in 1999) and WESTLAW.

PAIS International in Print. This index provides access to books, pamphlets, documents and articles published world-wide on subjects such as economics, public policy and international relations.

Public International Law: A Current Bibliography of Books and Articles. Published twice a year, this is a classified list of publications reviewed the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany. This is a good source for non-U.S. publications. Organized by a public international law classification system. It's also available on the Institute's website.

Social Science Index. Indexes social science journals.

Charles Szladits, A Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law: Books and Articles in English (1955-1989), continued by Szladits' Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law: Books and Articles in English (1990-). These are the most comprehensive bibliographies of books and articles in English dealing with foreign, comparative and international law.

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