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United Nations Research Guide: United Nations

A brief guide to research on the United Nations, foreign countries, IGOs, and NGOs

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Print resources

The Mansfield Library is a prior depository of United Nations publications. Most print items related to the United Nations are held on Level 2 of the library around the call number "341.1 Un."

Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements
Call number: 341.2303 O83e 2003 (Level 2)
A good place for brief information on the United Nations, its branches, and international treaties and incidents. It includes many citations at the end of the articles to UN documents.

Everyone's United Nations
Call number: 341.1 Un5 I-e (Level 2)
These editions concisely summarize major events in the United Nations' history.

Yearbook of the United Nations
Call number: 341.1 UN4y (Level 2)
This source gives a detailed account of events, bibliographic citations to core documents and full-text of key resolutions.