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International Trade Law Research Guide

This guide features resources on international trade law.

Getting Started with Secondary Sources

If you are new to international trade law, or are unfamiliar with a particular aspect thereof, start your research with a secondary source.  In addition to providing background information, analysis, and commentary, secondary sources can help you to identify relevant primary law materials, including trade agreements and dispute settlement case law.  Elsewhere in the research guide, you fill find links to in-depth commentaries on the WTO agreements and information about the negotiating histories of the WTO agreements.

Introductory Resources

In-Depth Resources: Treatises & Practice Guides

How to Find Books on Int'l Trade Law

The Georgetown Law Library maintains an extensive collection of books and other materials on international trade law.  To locate these items, use the Advanced Search and select Law Library Catalog.
To search by keyword, enter your search terms in the box using the default Any Field setting.  For a narrower search, use the menu to select Title as the search field.  Or search by Subject using one of the following subject headings:

For greater precision, search for a subject heading in the first line and use the remaining lines to search for additional terms by keyword or by title.  Be sure to select the appropriate search field in each line.

Feel free to browse for additional materials on the fifth floor of the Williams Library in these call number ranges K3842 to K3843, K3943 to K3973, and K4600 to K4640.