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International Commercial Arbitration & International Commercial Law Research: Legal Articles

BLS Discovery Platform: OneSearch

To find articles and e/books available at BLS Library, search:

Discovery platform on BLS Library's publicly accessible web page.

Current Articles in Publicly Accessible Databases

To find working papers, unpublished articles, and recently published articles, search:

Social Science Research Network

Includes legal, business, economic and accounting papers and articles submitted by scholars in many countries.

bePress Legal Repository  

Articles in Kluwer Arbitration (a subscription database)

To find articles published in sources such as Arbitration International, ASA Bulletin, Asian Dispute Review, Asian International Arbitration Journal,  International Journal of Arab Arbitration, Journal of International Arbitration, Revue de l'Arbitrage, SchiedsVZ/German Arbitration Journal, and Spain Arbitration Review/Revista del Club Español del Arbitraje, search:  

Kluwer Arbitration (subscription database)


Articles in Publicly Accessible UN CISG Bibliography

Indexes to Legal Articles

To find published legal articles, search these sources:

Legal Source (subscription database, accessible off-campus in non-BLS housing through BLS proxy server) provides 1,200+ full-text journals and over 2.5 million records, including book reviews and case citations.

Westlaw (subscription database): Legal Journals Index (1986-)

Focus: Legal articles published in the U.K. and English-language legal articles published in Europe.

Westlaw (subscription database): Legal Resource Index (1980-)

Focus: Legal articles published in the U.S. + some articles published in Australia, Canada, the U.K., and New Zealand.

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (subscription database) (1960-)

Focus: Worldwide.  Problem: Researchers generally cannot find articles from the current year through this index.   


Regional Reviews: Global Arbitration Review

To find regional overviews of arbitration developments access:

Global Arbitration Review  (Select a regional review--some material is available to read without charge.  BLS Library does not have a subscription to this source.)  

Articles in TDM (a subscription journal)

To find articles published in TDM (Transnational Dispute Management) journal, access: 

TDM (subscription journal)