What is the purpose of the United Nations Depository Library System?
Last Updated: May 31, 2018
Since 1946, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library of the United Nations Secretariat in New York has arranged for the distribution of United Nations documents and publications to users around the world through its depository library system. At present, there are more than 360 depository libraries in over 135 countries maintaining United Nations material from the date of designation as depository to the present. The general public can consult the material free of charge at any depository library.
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