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Digitized Commission on the Status of Women Meeting Record

Digitization Update - CSW Historical Meetings

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Topics: Digital Collections

On the occasion of the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library is pleased to announce summary records from the first ten sessions of the Commission (1947-1956) are now available in the UN Digital Library.  

San Francisco Conference

UN’s founding documents now freely available

Wednesday 20 December 2017

Topics: Digital Collections

The entire proceedings of the San Francisco Conference have been digitized by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library’s Digitization Team, and can now be accessed globally from the United Nations Digital Library. The collection is searchable by volume.

Statistical Yearbook

Digitization Update - Statistical Yearbook

Monday 13 November 2017

Topics: Digital Collections

To mark the launch of the Statistical Yearbook 2017, the Library’s Digitization Unit scanned 55 volumes of past issues referencing statistics of countries and regions dating back to 1948. 

United Nations Digital Library

The United Nations Digital Library is here!

Thursday 18 May 2017

Topics: Digital Collections, Resources

The United Nations Digital Library (UNDL) is now available!  A result of the successful collaboration between the Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the United Nations Office at Geneva Library, the platform provides access to UN-produced materials in digital format free of charge.  

Bookshelf

Update on UN Digitization Programme

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Topics: Digital Collections

In response to General Assembly resolution 52/214 of 1998, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library began its digitization programme to preserve fragile UN documents and to provide online access to people all over the world. The programme focuses on parliamentary documents published before 1993 in all official UN languages.

A staff is digitizing a UN document

Update on UN Digitization Programme

Friday 18 March 2016

Topics: Digital Collections

In response to General Assembly resolution 52/214 of 1998, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library began its digitization programme to preserve fragile UN documents and to provide online access to people all over the world. The programme focuses on parliamentary documents published before 1993 in all official UN languages.