Northwestern University's List of IGOs and additional information available from the University of Wisconsin and Harvard Law School provide an idea of how prevalent and varied intergovernmental organizations are in today's world.
To sample Heafey Law Library holdings about Intergovernmental organizations, search OSCAR by subject for international agencies, international organization, or the name of a particular organization such as the United Nations. Santa Clara University holdings on the history of international organizations include:
You will also find much periodical literature about international organizations, their history, development, and their place in the modern world. Search the journals and law reviews databases on Lexis and Westlaw, the law journals library on Hein Online, and bibliographic databases such as the Index to Legal Periodicals and Books, and the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals.
If you find a citation to relevant materials that are not available on the SCU campus, you may request books using LINK+. You may request books and/or articles using Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Any research librarian can help you register for ILL and make requests using either system. LINK+ books are delivered to the Santa Clara University Library. ILL materials are delivered online or to the Heafey Law Library Information Desk. You will be notified by email when your materials are available or if we have difficulty locating materials for you.