United Nations Digital Library: a single access point to UN information

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The United Nations Digital Library (UNDL) is a new platform that aims to provide easy access to UN information, both current and historical. This includes:

  • official UN documents;
  • UN voting data and speeches;
  • selected UN maps;
  • open access UN publications.

The content is organised into several collections which makes it easy to browse by UN body, agency or type of document. There are also links between related documents such as meeting records, resolutions and voting records.

Searching
There are several ways to search the database, from a simple keyword search to an advanced, Boolean search query. It is also possible to limit your search results by collection. Consult the Search Tips for quick pointers on finding documents or use the Search Guide for a more extensive explanation.

Additional features
UNDL offers some additional features for registered users (free of charge). As a registered user you can:

  • save your searches;
  • set up search alerts;
  • store interesting documents in ‘baskets’ for future reference or to share with others.

UNDL is a collaboration between the Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the United Nations Office at Geneva Library. It is updated daily and available in six languages.

In addition to UNDL, you may want to use the Official Document System (ODS) and UN iLibrary to round out your search.