Research Guides

Two excellent Internet sources to begin research on an International Law topic are the American Society of International Law (ASIL) Guide to Electronic Resources and the Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL). The ASIL guide is online at The EISIL database is online at Below are links to research guides focused on Human Rights.

American Society of International Law, Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law: Human Rights, by Marci Hoffman.

Bora Laskin Law Library, University of Toronto, International Women’s Rights and Humanitarian Law.

GlobaLex, International Human Rights Research Guide, by Grace Mills.

Major Internet Sites

The following Internet sites have collected, documents, links, and in some cases databases related to Human Rights. 

International Institutions and Human Rights

The links below provide access to judicial bodies, non-governmental organizations, and United Nations agencies that are involved in human rights issues.

Courts and Tribunals:

Non-Governmental Organizations:

United Nations Agencies: