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Legal Research Guide

This guide is designed as practical, self-guided tool intended to facilitate your legal research through the most relevant, quality and reliable sources.

The UN Library & Archives Geneva maintains and provides access to a unique and invaluable collection of international law resources.

This guide is designed to facilitate your legal research in our Library's print collections and selected subscribed and open-access legal databases.  Find here our recommended sources for: jurisprudence and legislation from national, regional and international levels; international agreements; official documentation of the UN and other international organizations; and scholarly books and journal articles.

Our Librarians also continuously work to curate and update resource lists on special topics - for instance, climate change and law - and make recommendations for resources related to international conferences and the work of the International Law Commission.

We invite you to discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the UN Library & Archives Geneva.