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Law of the Sea

Prepared for International Law of the Sea (LAW B561)

UNCLOS Commentaries

An indispensable resource for LOS researchers is the multi-volume set from the University of Virginia's Center for Oceans Law and Policy, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982 : A Commentary, edited by Myron H. Nordquist and published from 1985-2012. Available at Gallagher Law Library Classified Stacks (Call Number: KZA1120.3 .U555 1985).

Library of Congress Subject Headings & Classification

To find books in the catalog, it may be useful to use the following Library of Congress subject headings:

  • Law of the Sea
  • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
  • Maritime Law
  • Marine Resources
  • Marine Resources Conservation
  • Fisheries - International Cooperation
  • Economic Zones (Law of the Sea)

Books about International Law of the Sea are classified in the call number range KZA 1002 through KZA 4205. Browsing in the Gallagher Law Library Reference Area and Classified Stacks may be useful. You can also browse the online catalog by call number.

Books

Recent selections from the Gallagher Law Library collection:

Specialized Periodicals

Selected specialized periodicals in the Gallagher Law Library collection:

Articles & More

To read about the types of legal periodicals and how to find articles in them, see the Law Library research guide, Secondary Sources.

To find more citations to books and articles, see:

Scientific Literature