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Treatises and other secondary sources are good resources to find citations, descriptions, analysis, summaries, translations, and reprinted text of international law documents.
Oxford Scholarship Online: full-text, searchable electronic monographs on comparative, EU, human rights, public international and private international law
Cambridge Books Online: full-text, searchable electronic monographs on law, including English, European Union, UN, and international law.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law has articles on topics within international law, including the history and background of international law, human rights, environmental law, and international organizations. Entries include bibliographies, citations, and links to major documents and treaties, and the Oxford Law Citator
Parry and Grant's Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3rd edition; older edition in print - KZ1161 .P37 2004).
EU Glossary with European Union terminology
UN Treaty Reference Guide with Definitions and Glossary of Terms
Hein Online's Recueil des Cours: Course lectures from the Hague Academy of International Law found in the Hague Academy Library.
Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law, Oxford Public International Law
Restatement of Foreign Relations: Principles of U.S. foreign relations and international law, with citations to cases, treatises and secondary sources. Available online through Westlaw, Lexis and Hein Online.
ASIL Benchbook on International Law: Primer on international law in U.S. courts, with chapters on jurisdiction, international arbitration, human rights, international family law, and research resources.
CRS Reports for Congress on international law and U.S. foreign policy:
Foreign Affairs and Public Policy Journals
Global Legal Monitor (Law Library of Congress): Provides legal news and developments from IGOs and other countries. Browse by topic or by jurisdiction.
ASIL Insights: Brief analysis of newsworthy stories in international courts, treaties, and international law
ASIL International Law in Brief: Abstracts of and links to new primary documents in international law, updates ILM
International Law Update is a monthly publication with recent international law opinions of U.S., foreign, and international courts, international agreements, and other international law documents. Available on Westlaw, Lexis, and Hein Online.
Peace Palace Library: International Law News
EIU Viewswire (via Databases@Emory): Business intelligence and news, plus country briefings and political news
Blogs on international law:
Tips for finding both foreign and international law documents and citation form:
Resources for finding citation information include: