Resources on Law


BDLex Legal Database, covers cases of Bangladesh. It is accessible from IUB Campus.

GOALI (Through Researh4Life)

GOALI (Research for Global Justice) is managed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with Yale and Cornell Universities and partners in the publishing industry.

GOALI provides access to legal research and training in the developing world. Users can access thousands of peer-reviewed journals and e-books in selected subject areas of law from the world's leading academic publishers.

GOALI resources are accessible form the IUB Campus using Research4Life credentials; one can use GOALI resources from out of the Campus, but within the country. Please contact IUB Library for IUB's Research4Life credentials.

Through GOALI, one can access to following databases in addition to 4553 eBooks and 3364 eJournals:


Africa.Lii provides a Pan-African legal search engine and host regional legal materials for free access. This is a programme of the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit at the Department of Public Law, University of Cape Town.


Digital collection of free African Gazettes.


Laws.Africa digitizes African legal information and makes African law available to public.


LawArXiv is an open access legal repository that provides the public with free access to legal scholarship. This platform is owned and maintained by members of the scholarly legal community.


NATLEX contains more than 100,000 entries covering 196 countries as well as 160 territories, provinces or other sub-divisions. NATLEX is maintained by the ILO's International Labour Standards Department. All efforts are made to keep the database up-to-date.


NORMLEX is an information system which brings together information on International Labour Standards (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.) as well as national labour and social security laws.