Teaching Tools: International Legal Research Tools for Students and Scholars

Join the Teaching International Law Interest Group as they welcome John Heywood of Washington College of Law. John is a foreign and international law librarian and information architect at the Washington College of Law. John is also an adjunct professor of international law at WCL, and has taught international law and a seminar on international courts. He taught legal research and writing for several years as well. John is a member of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) Legal XML Steering Committee, the OASIS Legal Citation Markup Technical Committee, and the chair of the Courts, Court Documents, and Court/Tribunal Rules Subcommittee. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Journal of Open Access to Law. He is also a member of the American Society of International Law Electronic Resource Guide (ERG) editorial committee, and author of the ERG on the United Nations. John will be speaking on effective research strategies, databases, and other international law search resources.


  • John Heywood, American University Washington College of Law
  • Iwetta Pyc, Independent Consultant, Co-chair of Teaching International Law IG (Moderator)

This session was organized by ASIL’s Teaching International Law Interest Group and co-sponsored by the International Legal Research Interest Group.