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Preservation Week - UN Oral History Collection

Preservation Week and UN Oral History

Monday 4 May 2020

Topics: Resources

Did you know that the UN Dag Hammarskjold Library offers a digital collection of oral history interviews and transcripts with senior UN officials and diplomats that offer insider views and personal perspectives on the Organization's work to maintain world peace?  This is the UN Oral History Collection, a joint project of the UN Library and Yale University.

Dag Hammarskjöld Library chat service

Tchattez avec nous !

Friday 3 April 2020

Topics: Resources

Vous travaillez à domicile et vous avez besoin de trouver un rapport ou une résolution. Vous êtes bloqué car vous ne trouvez pas le document nécessaire. Vous avez besoin d'une réponse rapide. Arrêtez de chercher et commencez à trouver : tchattez avec les bibliothécaires des Nations Unies !

Dag Hammarskjöld Library chat service

Chat with us!

Friday 3 April 2020

Topics: Resources

In addition to answering questions by phone and email, the Library now offers an online chat service. From questions about UN document symbols or events in the organization’s rich history, we have already responded to over 2,000 queries.

The Library building

Accéder à distance à nos services

Monday 16 March 2020

Topics: Resources

Suivant les instructions du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies en réponse à la pandémie de COVID-19, le personnel de la Bibliothèque Dag Hammarskjöld effectuera du télétravail jusqu'à nouvel ordre.

L'ONU, cependant, continue avec ses activités, tout comme la Bibliothèque Dag Hammarskjöld. Les services numériques suivant sont désormais proposés à distance aux usagers de la Bibliothèque. 

The Library building

Remote access to Library services

Monday 16 March 2020

Topics: Resources

Following the advice of the United Nations Secretary-General in response to Covid-19, staff of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library will be telecommuting until further notice.  

The United Nations, however, remains open for business, and so does the Dag Hammarskjöld Library. Digital services will now be offered remotely to our clients. 

 Dag Hammarskjöld Library By the Numbers

Dag Hammarskjöld Library by the numbers

Wednesday 19 February 2020

Topics: Resources

2019 was a busy year for the Dag Hammarskjöld Library! Explore our diverse Library activities, resources and operations via our infographic.

UNBIS Thesaurus on Metadata.un.org

Library launches linked data services platform

Tuesday 17 December 2019

Topics: Resources

How can we make the UN’s published output relevant for searchers? Linked data is structured data interlinked with other data, making it more useful (and discoverable) through semantic queries. The Dag Hammarskjöld Library is pleased to announce the launch of their new linked data services platform: metadata.un.org

United Nations Budget

Need help finding UN budget documents?

Thursday 7 November 2019

Topics: Resources

As part of the management reforms proposed by Secretary-General António Guterres, the UN is switching from a biennial to an annual budget on a trial basis, beginning with the programme budget for 2020.

Since budget documents can be hard to find, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library has put together some tips on locating documents related to the proposed programme budget for 2020. 

Index to Proceedings - Security Council

Latest Security Council Research Tool Online

Friday 4 October 2019

Topics: Resources

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 edition of the Security Council Index to Proceedings has just been published and can be consulted online.

The Index to Proceedings gives insight into how various issues were brought before the Security Council for discussion and action, and which decisions were taken by the 15 Security Council members on questions of global concern.  

UN Member States

Upgraded website for UN Member States

Monday 29 April 2019

Topics: Resources

The new UN Member States on the Record website makes it even easier to find primary source materials related to each Member State’s contribution to the activities and deliberations of the UN.

This vital UN information resource has been completely revamped and given a streamlined look and feel.