When I search DAG Discovery, I can access directly many articles, but others need to be requested. Why?
Last Updated: May 14, 2018
In addition to the electronic resources subscribed to by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library, DAG Discovery finds other relevant material that are not directly accessible, such as:
- articles and news in databases that are accessible only with a password (i.e. Lexis-Nexis and Factiva),
- articles and books in topics of interest to the United Nations that the Library can get through interlibrary loan.
If the library needs to request the material from another library, the following delivery times apply:
- 2-3 days for articles,
- 1-2 weeks for books.
To follow-up on one of your requests, kindly contact the Library.
To access DAG Discovery from outside the UN Headquarters, New York-based Secretariat staff can request remote access to the main databases (see link below). In this case, only content from these databases will be directly available, others will need to be requested.
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