Area and subject specialist librarians who develop interdisciplinary collections covering the following regions/subjects: African Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American & Iberian Studies, Middle East & Islamic Studies, Russian, Eurasian & E.European Studies, South & Southeast Asian Studies.
C.V. Starr East Asian Library
Collections from and about China, Japan, Korea and Tibet, in languages of those countries as well as materials in English and other Western languages about East Asia.
Lehman Social Sciences Library
Contemporary collection of social sciences materials, e.g. sociology, political sciences, international affairs. Lehman is also a U.S. federal government document depository.
Columbia Center for Oral History
Largest and oldest oral history program in the world; holds recorded interviews and transcripts with several collections related to contemporary and historical human rights topics.
Humanities and history collections, e.g. biography, historical works, literary, cultural topics, feature and documentary film.
Arthur W. Diamond Law Library
Significant holdings of international law, treaties, IGO documents including the UN, International Court and tribunal records. Journals and books relevant to HR, esp. legal aspects, treatments.
Human Rights Library, University of Minnesota
One of the largest collections of more than sixty thousand core human rights documents, with access to more than four thousands links. Also provides a unique search device for multiple human rights sites.
Popline (Population, family planning and health issues)
ProQuest (set of many article and news databases. Relevant ones include Int'l Bibliography of the Social Sciences, PAIS, ProQuest Research Library: Social Sciences; Sociological Abstracts; Worldwide Political Science Abstracts)