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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.

United Nations 75th Anniversary Collection

This United Nations Day (24 October 2020) marks the 75th anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Charter. In recognition of this milestone we have created a collection of articles and chapters that provide commentary on the role of the UN in international law over the past 75 years, and its significance to the development of global human rights and international peace and security. All featured content is free to access until 30 November 2020.


Site News

June 18, 2021

New Titles

 2 new titles have been added to OSAIL.

June 7, 2021

New Headnotes

3 new headnotes have been added to Oxford International Organizations.

June 7, 2021

New Cases

Oxford Reports on International Law adds 22 new cases. 

June 4, 2021


Nine articles have been updated on MPEPIL.