Answered By: Kate Britt Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018 Views: 5
The most important documents pertaining to the Organization of American States (OAS) are found on the OAS website.
- It may be useful to start with the particular organization within the OAS to locate a document. Consult the Our Structure page of the OAS site for guidance.
- OAS Official Records from 1986-2000 are also available in Microform (Micro-10 S430)
- Consult Library Search for current print OAS documentation.
The Guide to International Legal Research (released annually) (Smith KZ 1234 .G85) describes how OAS publications are organized.
Two bibliographies containing a list of many important works related to the OAS are available in the Library.
- The Organization of American States by David Sheinin (1996) (Annex F1402 .S5 1995)
- The Organization of American States: a bibliography by Thomas L. Welch and René L. Gutiérrez (1990) (Annex KDZ1101 .W45 1990)
Older collections of OAS documents are available in the Library:
- The Inter-American System: Treaties, Conventions & Other Documents: A Compilation (Annex KDZ10 .S5713 1983x)
- OAS Treaty Series (partial coverage of no. 36-61) (Smith KDZ 10 .T74)
- Recommendations and reports of the Inter-American Juridical Committee (v. 13/14, 16) (Annex KZ 3092 .I586x)
- Inter-American Juridical Yearbook (1948-1984) (Annex Journals KDZ 1103 .A58x)