How can I access e-books from within UNHQ?
Last Updated: Aug 23, 2018     Views: 141

E-books can be accessed through the UN Library’s subscription electronic resources from any networked computer, mobile device, or laptop on the UN Headquarters wireless network.


  1. Access the Library’s Subscription Electronic Resources page (link below)
  2. Select e-books from list in Resource Types box
  3. Choose a database
  4. In the search box, type in the book's information eg. “International Law” or the title, author or keyword.
  5. Retrieve the titles

Note: Not all e-books are customised for use with mobile devices.  The mobile icon shows those that available for mobile device access.

To borrow an e-book, the system may prompt you to create a user account. Contact the library for further assistance.

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Disclaimer: answers are prepared by library staff using resources available at the time of writing. This site may include links and references to third-party databases, websites, books and articles, this does not imply endorsement by the United Nations.


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