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SMU Libraries

Public International Law (LAW 404): Getting Started

Peace Palace Library

The Peace Palace Library (PPL) site is your first port of call when beginning International legal research.  There reasons being:

1.     Provides excellent guides on key areas of international law

2.     The PPL is one of the largest collections of international law in the world.  Their online catalogue is a comprehensive bibliography as the PPL indexes journal articles and chapters in books.

3.     Your can also sign up to get weekly alerts to current sources being added to the collection. On the top bar of their website under Library services you can find a reference to Alerts and RSS feeds:   It tells you “A small version of the RSS icon appears next to each subject on our new titles webpage

When you click on the blue link “new titles webpage” it will lead you to this page:    where you can fill in your details and tick the boxes of the subjects you want to be notified on.

Introductory Guides

Research Guides on Specific Topics

Note: The following links are reproduced from the ASIL site.

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