There are six different Finding Aids which allow you to quickly pull up a citation, search for a treaty, search all UN publications, view international agreements by popular name, or view scholarly writings. The Finding Aids can be found when browsing by All Titles in the collection. Discover how these finding aids function by selecting the search option you would like to use from the tabs above.
If you have a UNTS or LNTS citation, you can enter the citation into the citation tool to quickly access the full text of a treaty. When you click on either link, the tools will be displayed. For example, locate 828 UNTS 221 or 78 L.N.T.S. 163 and select Get Citation.
You may also enter a UNTS or LNTS citation by selecting the Citation Navigator link found under the one-box search bar and inserting the volume, selecting the title, and inserting the page number.
Select the Search for a Treaty tool in the Finding Aids on the database home page.
Using this treaty search option, you can search across a number of different metadata fields for a United Nations treaty or a League of Nations treaty.
This search option allows you to narrow your search to only the United Nations Treaty Series (U.N.T.S.), League of Nations Treaty Series (L.N.T.S), or both.
You may also access the Search for a Treaty tool by selecting Treaty Search under the Full Text tab. Use the drop-down menu to access additional treaty search field options.
Search Field Options Include:
Search results contain key information about the treaty, including:
When a search result shows “Agreement Text Not currently available”, the full text of the agreement is not in HeinOnline. However, the data relevant to the treaty is provided by viewing the “Treaty Summary”.
Search results contain key information about the treaty including:
Click the treaty citation link to view full text of treaty in both English and French.
Researchers may search across all United Nations publications using various metadata fields by selecting the Advanced Search option below the Full Text tab.
Use the drop-down menus to search by:
Use the drop-down menu for boolean operators to connect search terms (AND, OR, NOT).
Select Document Type: Search specific document types, including All Document Types, Treaty Publications, ICJ, UNCITRAL, ITLOS, UN Yearbooks, UN Serials, Codification and Progressive Development of International Law, Other Related Works, WTO Publications, and UNIDIR.
Select Titles: Narrow the search to one or more titles.
Date: enter date in YYYY format