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Welcome to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law (OSAIL) contains over 180 full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press, including Oppenheim, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law.

Human Rights Collection

Human Rights Day honours the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December, 1948.

Themed around the thirty articles of the UDHR, our free collection of book chapters, journal articles, and Max Planck Encyclopedia entries expand upon these key principles of human rights law, from the right to life, to the freedom of opinion and expression.


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January 2, 2020

Top Ten Works on OPIL 2019

Explore excerpts and chapters from the top 10 most visited works across OPIL in 2019.

December 2, 2019

Human Rights Collection

Our human rights month collection launches today. Get access to over 40 journal articles and book chapters examining the key principles of human rights law.

November 4, 2019

New Title

1 new title has been added to OSAIL.

October 1, 2019

New Titles

3 new titles have been added to OSAIL.