Oxford scholarly authorities on international law (OSAIL)

Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law (OSAIL) is an online collection of books on international law, all published by Oxford University Press. 


OSAIL is available onsite and offsite to all academic members of IALS Library. 


The OSAIL collection comprises more than 160 treatises and reference works, including leading titles such as Oppenheim’s International Law.


The collection can be browsed by subject or author.


Basic and advanced search facilities are available. Use Advanced Search to search by author, contributor, book title, chapter heading and/or other criteria.  Search results can be filtered by subject, author or date.

Printing, downloading and emailing

Book sections can be printed, downloaded or emailed by clicking on the icons at the top of the page.


Help pages and FAQs are available via links at the top of the screen.