UN Depository Documents

This guide provides instructions for locating United Nations documents in Olin Library.

For more in-depth information on UN Documents, see United Nations Documentation: Research Guide, a guide prepared and maintained by the Department of Public Information (DPI), Dag Hammarskjöld Library (DHL) .

For current UN documents, and many older ones, see United Nations Official Document System (ODS)

For older documents not found on the UN web portal, see: Locating UN Documents in Olin Library

Table of Contents

Start by searching the UN online sources:

United Nations Digital Library. (Official Records and maps). This resource integrates the catalog of UN documents (UNBISNET) with links to digital versions of official documents and maps.

To expand your search to both official and non-official ("masthead") documents, try the Official Document System.

Reference Sources

Locating UN Documents in Olin Library -- First Steps

Official Records

Masthead Documents (non-official records)

Sales Publications

Documents from other UN Bodies/Agencies

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Lynn Thitchener
Lynn Thitchener
Reference & Instruction Librarian/Liaison to the Cornell Dept. of Government