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United Nations: An Introduction

This LibGuide was created for the purpose of providing users with a basic understanding of the United Nations, its structure, and to provide users with access to resources available online and at FIU’s Green Library.

UN Facts at a Glance

The Dag Hammarskjöl Library has instituted the new Dag Digital Library. According to their webpage, the Dag Digital Library is a repository of digital materials published by the United Nations. It is designed to be an easy-to-use interface to current and historical UN documents. It provides a safe environment to host and preserve the United Nations institutional memory.

  • UN official documents of the main policy-making bodies,
  • UN publications,
  • UN maps,
  • UN Archival collections,
  • UN Multimedia collections.

DAG repository is under development. Collections and features will be progressively added.

how to search dag digital library

By default the system will search documents that have any of the terms you entered.

Get started

Searching DAG Repository is easy: enter your keywords and click on the search icon.

Refine your search

The left-side bar allows to refine results by:

  • Body
  • Content type (Reports, resolutions, treaties, meeting records, etc.)
  • Author (Secretary-General, France, Fifth Committee, etc.)
  • Language
  • Year

For instance, to refine by content type:

  • Select the content type in the side-bar (i.e. Reports)
  • Or click on View More and select the content type in the list (i.e. Resolutions / Decisions )

(This text and images were taken from the Dag Hammarskjold Library guide to the Dag Digital Library.)