This guide is intended as a starting point for delegates and UN staff doing legal research.
It provides access to the resources available through the Dag Hammarskjöld Library, including:
See the Library's research guide on UN Documentation: International Law for a more detailed guide to the key legal documentation of the United Nations.
Books remain an excellent source of information for international law research, especially for:
The most consulted books in our legal library reference collection (non-circulating) are listed below. Some titles are also available as ebooks at UN Headquarters.