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  • Library Closed on 30 October 2018

    October 23, 2018

    Dear Library Users, The Peace Palace Library will be closed on Tuesday the 30th of October. Update : Monday the 29th of October. Library Desk will be unstaffed between 11.30 and 13.00 With regards, the Peace Palace Library Staff

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  • Systematic Classification of International Law

    September 13, 2018

    The Online Public Access Catalog includes bibliographical references to books, periodicals and articles that are available in the Peace Palace Library. The Library possesses an in-house systematic classification, modernised and updated as of 01-01-2016, which is used to classify books, essays and articles. Originally created in 1916, the systematic classification supports your search with regard to content and is divided into five sections.

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  • Collaboration with Law Library of Congress

    July 19, 2018

    Two of the world’s most comprehensive international law libraries, the Law Library of Congress and the Peace Palace Library have agreed to form an information-sharing relationship to exchange information and better serve library users. A memorandum of understanding was signed today in a ceremony at the Library of Congress by Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sánchez and Librarian of the Peace Palace Library Jeroen Vervliet. The agreement provides valuable insight into services, collections and cataloging at two leading law libraries.

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  • Library Closing Days

    March 27, 2018

    Dear Library Users, the Library will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018 (Good Friday) and on Monday, April 2, 2018 (Easter Monday). With regards, the Peace Palace Library Staff
    Library Closing Days

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  • Library User in the Spotlight: Kosuke Onishi

    March 27, 2018

    I have been frequenting the Peace Palace Library since last September and yet I still find myself straining my neck to look up at the structure of the Peace Palace every time. The building reminds me of the significance of everything that I am learning about and puts me in the proper mindset to conduct research. On certain days, such as the day of writing, I have been lucky enough to cross paths with giants in the field who are either coming out of hearings at the Court or are embarking on their own research at the Library.

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  • IALL Annual Course 2018

    March 27, 2018

    The Max Planck Institute is pleased to host the IALL 37th Annual Course “Law in Luxembourg – where local tradition meets European and international innovation”. Luxembourg embodies the constant development of European law by hosting the EU Parliament and Commission, and of course, the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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  • Book Donations The Netherlands Red Cross

    March 27, 2018

    This month, The Netherlands Red Cross, has generously donated many books to help us expand our International Humanitarian Law collection. The Peace Palace Library would like to express its gratitude and appreciation to the staff members of the International Humanitarian Law Section of the Red Cross who made this possible.

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  • Library User in the Spotlight: Nathália Brandão

    December 20, 2017

    Welcome to Den Haag, an international city where peace and democracy are cardinal virtues! Sunday morning and I was right there: at the entrance, just waiting for the course on the fundamentals of European Union Law. In spite of being pervaded by both enthusiasm and anxiety, the iconic Peace Palace building and its glorious garden engaged me with anticipation of the things to come. I glimpsed a path that would lead me to an intellectual journey shrouded by a serene atmosphere.

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  • Library User in the Spotlight: Marta Manzoni

    December 20, 2017

    Since the first time I entered the Peace Palace Library I feel grateful for having the opportunity of engaging in research for my master thesis in such an inspiring environment. The enormous and invaluable collection of the library is a fascinating territory to be explored for students keen on international law, with great passion for books, as I am.

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  • E-Journals

    December 19, 2017

    The Peace Palace Library has subscriptions to the most important providers of e-journals in the field of international and domestic law. You can search our collection of almost 2000 unique electronic journals. Go to them directly by clicking the links of your choice below. Please, be aware of the fact that the library is not always subscribed to all materials offered on the website of the provider. This means you will not always be able to see the fulltext of everything in your general search results.

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