The ICC Library aims to provide efficient and timely services to advance legal scholarship and support the investigations and jurisprudence undertaken by the Court exercising its jurisdiction. As part of the Registry it provides reference services to all constituents of the International Criminal Court; Presidency, Chambers, Office of the Prosecutor, the Registry and External Counsel.

The Library holds a unique collection of specialized materials in the areas of international criminal law and procedure and background literature of relevance to the mandate of the Court. You may search our online catalogue to browse our collection. Please note that full-text access for electronic resources is available only to Court personnel and other authorized users.

Researchers and practitioners are welcome to request access to the Library's reading room. To do so, please read the pre-visit information carefully before registering and contact the Library at least 5 workings days in advance of your intended visit to the ICC.