This guide is intended for students and reasearchers studying public international law at the University of Oxford, although students and researches from any field may find it useful.
Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for treaties and international conventions, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.
For an introduction to the role of treaties in law :
Holders of an Oxford SSO may find the following research handbooks useful:
Key resources available to anyone with access to the internet
The Bodleian Law Library's collection is shelved over four floors - each connected by stairs and a lift.
Most of the materials relating to treaties will be found on Level 3, which is one floor above the level at which you enter the Law Library. Key indications of material on this floor are shelf marks beginning Internat (for public international law), Private int (for conflict of laws) or Euro Comm (for European Union law)
Looking for a Reading List title?
When you search SOLO for books on your Reading List you may find that the location is shown as Law Library Reserve Collection. These titles are available to all categories of readers, but are shelved in a discrete run on Level 2, the level at which you enter the library. Please ask a librarian for further directions when you are in the Law Library, the Enquiry Desk is just inside the library gate. Public internation law books in the Reserve collection have shelf marks beginning KC
Please see other pages in this guide - available via the tabs above - for more detailed guidance.