Daily Archives: Tuesday 16 April 2013

Great Resources: UN Research Guides & Resources

Doing some international legal research this summer?  Check out the Dag Hammarskjold Library’s United Nations Resources Research GuidesThe UN Resources research guide allows you to find appropriate research tools alphabetically, by organization, or by theme.  It also has links to the library catalogs for the different groups within the United Nations and a list of resources to find UN statistics.

UNLooking specifically for UN documents?  Try the UN Documentation Research Guide.  Organized by type of document, it explains the different type of documents and how to find different types of documents.  There are also separate research guides to find materials of the General Assembly, the Security Council, the International Court of Justice, and the Economic and Social Council.   Finally, there are research guides organized to find resources by theme, on topics such as disarmament, the environment, human rights, international law, and peacekeeping.

These are definitely work checking out if you’re looking for primary source UN documentation.