Collection Development Statement: Government Documents and Information

United Nations Depository

The Library was designated a United Nations depository in 1946. Official Records of the United Nations are available through the Readex microform collection – on microprint from 1946 through 1981 and on microfiche from 1981 to 2016. Paper copies are received on blanket Print Plus standing order from the Dag Hammarskjöld Library from 1946 to the present, covering all Official Publications and Sales publications. Most of these are arranged by U.N. series symbol number; a few (mostly statistical yearbooks) are arranged by Library of Congress classification.