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For additional human rights materials and resources please see the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Library: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Library/Pages/Index.aspx.
United Nations: http://www.un.org/en/index.html
United Nations Human Rights Council: http://www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/hrc/pages/hrcindex.aspx
Universal Periodic Review (UPR): http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/UPRMain.asp
Universal Periodic Review Documentation:
Documentation by country: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/Documentation.aspx
UPR Midterm Reports: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/UPRImplementation.aspx
Universal Periodic Review Background Information
Basic Facts About the UPR
Universal Periodic Review Background Documents: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/BackgroundDocuments.aspx
NGOs and NHRIs
Research Guides are a collection of useful resources put together by librarians or other knowledgeable parties. The research guides below might be of particular use if you are doing International Human Rights research or are looking for information about the legal frameworks of specific countries and how to find the law of those countries.
Human Rights Research Guides
Specific Countries Research Guides
Treaty Documents and Treaty Ratification and Reservations
Treaties By Country
General Collections of Treaties
Here are the main library catalogs. If you have a very narrow issue or topic and your state is not very big you may want to start by looking for books in Worldcat.