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By Sabrina I. Pacifici, Published on December 4, 2007

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A Legal Analysis of the Impacts of Administrative Court Decisions on the Validity of Private Law Contracts In Turkish Law - by Vedat Buz and Çağdaş Evrim Ergün
Published March 18, 2007
This guide by Prof. Vedat Buz and Prof. Çaðdaþ Evrim Ergün examines and documents doctrine and case law on the authority of the administrative court in rendering decisions on the validity of private law contracts.

European Union Law: An Integrated Guide to Electronic and Print Research - by Marylin J. Raisch
Published September 17, 2006
Marylin J. Raisch's comprehensive guide has been completely updated and revised, and now includes a pathfinder of screen shots to assist researchers in effectively searching offical EU websites and portals.

Update to Researching Australian Law - by Nicholas Pengelley
Published July 15, 2006
Nicholas Pengelley has once again updated his comprehensive guide to researching Australian law and legislation, citing the most reliable and authoritative print, online and database resources.

Researching U.S. Treaties and Agreements Revised and Updated - by Marci Hoffman
Published October 15, 2005
Marci Hoffman's comprehensive and essential guide for researchers includes print, online, free and subscription resources on topics including: international treaties and agreements; U.S. treaties and agreements; ratification and implementation of U.S. treaties and agreements; researching U.S. treaties and agreements; and treaty interpretation and legislative histories.

Legal Protection of Cultural Property: A Selective Resource Guide - by Louise Tsang
Published June 23, 2005
Louise Tsang's updated guide focuses on important sources of information, both print and electronic, concerning the protection of cultural property in wartime, international trade in cultural property, and the laws applicable to the illicit traffic of art and antiquities.

Using EISIL to Research Private International Law - by Louise Tsang
Published June 23, 2005
Louise Tsang demonstrates how the Private International Law resources on the Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL) can assist librarians, attorneys and students to locate private international law treaties and related resources.

New Horizons: Resources for International Competition Law Research - by Jean M. Wenger
Published March 13, 2005
Jean M. Wenger's guide covers print, online and web sources in categories that include: general publications, international organizations, regional entities, national competition authorieis and international cooperation, national competition laws, periodical literature, searching online catalogs, and recent international competition cases in the news.

Guide to International Refugee Law Resources on the Web - by Elisa Mason
Published February 13, 2005
Elisa Mason's guide directs readers to key texts and resources available on the Web that can help shed light on, and provide a context for, many of the issues currently being deliberated in the refugee law arena.

Looking For International Law? EISIL It! - by Marci Hoffman and Jill Watson
Published September 20, 2004
Marci Hoffman and Jill McC. Watson document the content and features of this freely available database of authenticated primary and other materials that represent the wide scope of international law.

Gumshoe Librarian: "Where in the World Is..." - by Barbara Fullerton and Sabrina I. Pacifici
Published July 26, 2004
This bibliography by Barbara Fullerton and Sabrina I. Pacifici includes business and corporate data, global news, search engines, guides to international and comparative law, country profiles and statistics, locating people, businesses, places and useful services around the world, banking resources, and data on terrorism and security issues.

A Selective Guide to Online International Arbitration Resources - by Gloria Miccioli
Published June 21, 2004
Gloria Miccioli reviews the websites of major arbitration organizations as well as selected commercial databases in this pathfinder that will maximize your research for international arbitral awards data online.

International Commercial Arbitration: Locating the Resources (Revised) - by Jean M. Wenger
Published May 24, 2004
Jean M. Wenger's comprehensive guide provides references to print and online resources representing over three dozen areas, including: Major Works and Publications, Treaties and Conventions, Arbitral Institutions, Specialized Arbitration, and Locating Literature and Resources.

International Trade in Agricultural Products: A Research Guide - by Lee Peoples
Published April 11, 2004
Lee Peoples' guide on researching international agricultural law includes documentation and links on intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations, treaties and agreements, dispute resolution, customs, tariffs, domestic trade law and policy, and statistics.

Legal Protection of Cultural Property: A Selective Resource Guide - by Louise Tsang
Published April 11, 2004
Louise Tsang's guide focuses on the major sources of information, both print and online, concerning the protection of cultural property in wartime, international trade in cultural property, and the laws applicable to the illicit traffic of art and antiquities.

WTO/GATT Research - by Jeanne Rehberg
Published November 13, 2002
Jeanne Rehberg's extensive and well documented guide lists the essential sources for researching the current WTO system and the predecessor system under the 1947 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.

International Family Law: A Selective Resource Guide - Updated - by Marylin J. Raisch
Published June 28, 2002
Marylin J. Raisch's provides researchers with a selective guide to basic and significant materials, both print and electronic, on topics that include: marriage and divorce; family maintenance and support; child custody and abduction; inter-country abduction; convention on the rights of the child.

Update to International Criminal Law: A Selective Resource Guide - by Gail Partin and Marylin J. Raisch
Published June 17, 2002
Marylin J. Raisch and Gail A. Partin have updated their extensive guide to basic and significant materials, both print and electronic, in the topic area of international criminal law and its processes.

Researching Law on the Internet with the Resource Discovery Network - Updated - by Steven Whittle
Published June 17, 2002
Steven Whittle has undertaken an extensive update to his article on the UK's RDN portals that provides access to many free Internet-based resources, helping academics and professionals uncover an ever-expanding range of web resources, now including much primary and secondary legal material.

International Jurisdiction in European Union E-Commerce Contracts - by Norel Rosner
Published May 1, 2002
Norel Rosner's guide is a detailed analysis of international contracts executed through electronic means, with a focus on the question of which forum has jurisdiction to address potential conflicts that may arise from such contracts.

Update to Annex: Human Rights, Country and Legal Information Resources on the Internet - by Elisa Mason
Published April 1, 2002
Elisa Mason's timely updated guide reflects the addition of numerous web resources in the areas of national laws and policies, case law, guidelines, recommendations and resolutions, human rights reports, individual country reports, and news services.

Update to Guide to Country Research for Refugee Status Determination - by Elisa Mason
Published March 18, 2002
Elisa Mason's guide provides focused recommendations for retrieving and applying country and human rights information as a means to enhance refugee protection.

Revised Guide to International Trade Law Sources on the Internet - by Marci Hoffman
Published February 15, 2002
Marci Hoffman's extensive resource guides us through the complexities of laws, regulations, restrictions and special arrangements that govern international trade.

Update to International Criminal Law: A Selective Resource Guide - by Gail Partin and Marylin J. Raisch
Published October 15, 2001
Marylin J. Raisch and Gail Partin have added new print and online sources to their extensive guide. Their resource takes on added value in light of 9-11-2001.

Update to International Commercial Arbitration: Locating the Resources - by Jean M. Wenger
Published September 17, 2001
Jean M. Wenger has substantially updated her guide with new data on locating literature & resources; online library catalogs and bibliographies; journals/periodicals/newsletters; search and identification; subscription services; Web-based finding tools; specialized journals and selected free Web-based articles.

Researching Non-U.S. Treaties and Agreements - by Stefanie Weigman
Published May 15, 2001
Stefanie Wegman's extensive guide is on researching multilateral and bilateral agreements to which the United States is not a signatory. Stefanie covers topics including: locating and updating treaties; indexes to treaty collections; treaty research online; status information; implementation and interpretation; drafting of treaties; and bilateral treaties outside of the U.S.

Researching Law on the Internet with the Resource Discovery Network - by Steven Whittle
Published May 1, 2001
Steven Whittle's comprehensive review of the Resource Discovery Network details this project, supported by UK Higher Education organizations, that provides easy and effective access to high quality Internet resources for the learning, teaching and research communities.

Annex: Human Rights, Country and Legal Information Resources on the Internet - by Elisa Mason
Published February 15, 2001

Guide to Country Research for Refugee Status Determination - by Elisa Mason
Published February 15, 2001
This guide is a supplement to the legal analysis integral to refugee status determination (RSD) with a review of the mechanics of country research. In addition, Elisa Mason provides recommendations for retrieving and applying country and human rights information as a means to enhance refugee protection.

Toward Cooperation in Access to Foreign Primary Law - by Andrew Grossman
Published February 1, 2001
Andrew Grossman's extensive and well documented article considers three problems faced by the researcher, bibliographer and librarian: (1) cooperation in collection management, (2) cooperation in interlibrary loan (ILL) and document supply and (3) the potential contribution of new technologies.

Update to Researching Intellectual Property Law in an International Context - by Stefanie Weigman
Published November 1, 2000
Stefanie Weigmann's updated guide examines the current international intellectual property regimes and identifies foreign laws and bilateral treaties, both in English and the vernacular, with links to online resources and bibliographic references to hard copy.

International Criminal Law: A Selective Resource Guide - by Gail Partin and Marylin J. Raisch
Published October 16, 2000
Marylin Raisch's guide provides researchers with a selective resource to basic and significant materials, both print and electronic, in the topic area of international criminal law and its processes.

Update to Evaluating Foreign and International Legal Databases on the Internet - by
Published October 1, 2000
Governments, institutions and publishers are now disseminating a significant volume of new materials on foreign and international law via the Web, in both free and fee-based formats. Mirela Roznovschi evaluates the numerous criteria needed to establish the value, reliability, depth and sources of this data.

Keeping Current with International Law Via the Web - by Jill Watson
Published September 15, 2000
Jill Watson, of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), provides a rundown of useful current awareness resources geared particularly to international law and relations.

Forwarderlaw: A Comprehensive Resource for Legal Information on International Transport and Logistic - by Peter Jones
Published September 4, 2000
Attorney Peter Jones, an expert in all facets of transport law, is the General Editor of this unique free site, with worldwide contributors.

International Family Law: A Selective Resource Guide - by Marylin J. Raisch
Published August 15, 2000
Marylin J. Raisch's guide provides researchers with a selective guide to basic and significant materials, both print and electronic, in the area of international family law. Topics covered include: marriage and divorce; family maintenance and support; child custody and abduction; inter-country abduction; convention on the rights of the child.

Guide to International Refugee Law Resources on the Web - by Elisa Mason
Published July 15, 2000
In her guide, Elisa Mason, an expert on refugee and forced migration issues, directs readers to the key texts and resources available on this timely international legal topic.

The EU Privacy Protection Directive and the U.S. Safe Harbor - by
Published June 15, 2000

International Commercial Arbitration: Locating the Resources - by Jean M. Wenger
Published June 1, 2000
Jean M. Wegner, of Cook County Law Library in Chicago, contributes an extensively documented guide of online and print resources for researchers on the complex topic of dispute resolution for international commercial agreements.

Researching Intellectual Property Law in an International Context - by Stefanie Weigman
Published March 1, 2000
Stefanie Weigmann provides an indispensable and expansive resource for researchers who require information on foreign intellectual property, copyright, trademark and patent law. She includes primary and secondary hard copy materials, as well as a wealth of Web links encompassing more than 65 countries, sponsored by state and private organizations.

Keeping Up with the World: Tips on Current Awareness - by Kris Gilliland
Published February 1, 2000
Kris Gilliland provides a wide range of resources including listservs, meta-sites, and Web site evaluators, to keep you current on the expanding availability of international and foreign law documents, report, guides and data.

Copyright and New Technologies: A Challenge Which Involves Both Information Professionals and Scholars - by Emaneula Reale
Published January 17, 2000
Emanuela Reale, a researcher at the prestigious National Research Council in Rome, provides perspective on the European Union's work concerning intellectual property rights and copyright.

Update to Guide to International Trade Law Resources on the Internet - by Marci Hoffman
Published January 3, 2000
International and foreign trade law specialist Marci Hoffman extensively updates her previous guide on how to effectively conduct research in this area using the full range of resources from hard copy to online content.

World Trade Organization (WTO) and GATT Research - by Jeanne Rehberg
Published October 15, 1999

Evaluating Foreign and International Legal Databases on the Internet - by
Published February 1, 1999

Guide to International Trade Resources on the Internet - by Marci Hoffman
Published December 1, 1998

EU Directive 95/46 - Privacy 101 - by
Published October 15, 1998

The Kyoto Protocol - a Political Maelstrom - by
Published February 1, 1998

WIPO Legislative Update - by
Published May 22, 1997

The 1996 WIPO Geneva Conference: Friend or Foe - by
Published January 1, 1997

Links

American Society of International Law (ASIL) Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law

Data Protection Registrar: Using the law to protect information in the UK

European Industrial Relations Observatory On-line

Euroseek
European focused search engine offering services in more than 30 languages for 40 countries

Finding International Statistics Online from University of Maryland

Forwarderlaw.com - The Legal Resource Guide for International Transport Law

Guide to Foreign and International Legal Databases (NYU)

Intellectual Property Rights HelpDesk: A Free Service Supporting Creativity and Innovation in Europe

International Chamber of Commerce: Intellectual Property Demystified

International Law
Reliable links to international law and international relations on the Web.

International Legal Research Tutorial
This is a collaborative project between Duke University School of Law and University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

International Trademark Association

Pace University School of Law - Electronic library on international trade law and the CISG

The Project of International Courts and Tribunals

Transnational Law Database

United Nations: International Law

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library

WashLaw Web: Foreign and International Law

World Intellectual Property Organization

World Legal Information Institute

World Trade Organization (WTO)

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources

Books

Legal Issues in the Global Information Society

Legal Issues in the Global Information Society

Mexican Legal Dictionary and Desk Reference, 2003 ed.

Super Searchers Cover the World : The Online Secrets of International Business Researchers

The Refugee Convention: A Compendium of Canadian and American Cases

Toward a Cyberlegal Culture