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General Resources

Use this page for general searching in online databases and webpages.


Main Resource

UNBISnet is the United Nations catalog. It has records from 1979 and full-text from 1992.

AccessUN  1944-present. This catalog provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications. It does not offer everything in full-text. Please read these quick instructions to help you find what you want.

Josiah all records for U.N. documents that we receive are in Josiah. You can regular searches to find the records.


Other Resources for U.N. Documents

Dag Hammarskojd Library is the official library of the U.N.

  • UN Pulse contains information about just-released UN online information, major reports, publications and documents.

Official Documents System of the United Nations (ODS) is an online catalog of U.N. documents, which offers a search text option.

Press Releases are a good source of basic information about U.N. activity.

A Subject Search in Josiah can give you records of the documents that we collect as a partial U.N. depository. Remember, you can also search Josiah by the individual title.

UN Document Centre contains online documents from many councils and the General Assembly.

UN-I-QUE : United Nations Info Quest allows you to search for documents of a recurrent nature. You can search for annual/sessional reports of committees/commissions; annual publications; reports periodically/irregularly issued; reports of major conferences; etc. For example, if you are searching for documents on the United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA), use MONUA as your search term and UN-I-QUE will give you a list of all recurrent documents concering this observer mission.

UN News Service is the official news service of the U.N.

UN.org is the United Nations main web portal.


League of Nations

League of Nations was the forerunner of the United Nations. Brown was one of its depository libraries and has an extensive collection of League of Nations material, including journals and reports. You can also search by the document title.


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