Guide to Online Human Rights Resources

This list of guides to human rights recourses is compiled by some of the leading university libraries. They contain free resources, and some have also added restricted resources often marked with a locker. Some of the resources are the same and overlap each other.

Developing a Human Rights Library

This 130-page resource covers a vast amount of material, from an introduction to basic human rights and the role the human rights library can play to more detailed chapters on how to search for human rights material, acquire materials for the library and use open source resources to the benefit of users.

Our LibGuide

A guide to human rights and humanitarian law compiled by librarians at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.

Other guides

Northwestern University  Bodleian Libraries   Library at UCSan Diego University Human Rights: Reports, Documents, & Policy Duke Human Rights Archive

Reference Management – Guides

Reference Management – Home LibGuide to Reference Management – Reference Styles Zotero – A Reference Manager 


Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

Zotero is a free bibliographic citation management software that allows you to save, collect, manage, cite, and share research sources. Zotero is available as standalone software that works with Zotero Connector with Firefox, Chrome, Edge and Safari browsers. It does not work with Internet Explorer.

It works right in your browser, making it easy to save your citations while you search. Use the Zotero word processor plugins to easily cite your sources and create a bibliography while you work.  A guide on how to download and how to use Zotero.

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