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United Nations Documentation

A guide to finding United Nations print and online documentation

Starting Your Search

1) Go to the library catalog at and click on the dropdown menu and select "Advanced Search" and click on search (the magnifying glass icon). 

2) Select "Author" in the dropdown menu and type "United Nations" as author.

3) In the second line, type your topic using keywords.

Using the UN I-library

To find United Nations documents, data and statistics online go to the UN i-library and select a theme that corresponds with your topic and the desired country. 

Helpful Reference Books

Books in the USC catalog can be helpful resource tools in tracking down additional material, finding tags or keywords to use in searching online, and in providing historical information that has not yet been digitized. This is a partial list of books you might review: