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Frequently Asked Questions



Can I browse the catalogue outside the Library?
Yes, the Library catalogue is available online.


Can I borrow UNCCD Library material?
Only UNCCD staff can take material out of the Library on loan.

Newspapers and journals

Can I read newspapers and journals at the Library?
Many newspapers and journals are available in electronic format, and can be consulted on-site. UN staff can also use these resources either from their offices or remotely. Check out our online catalogue.

UN Documents

How do I get access to UN documents and publications?
Many full-text UN documents are available online in the Official Documents System (ODS) or via the UNBISnet catalogue.


Who can use the UNCCD eLibrary?
Everyone can use our eLibrary collection. Please consult our eLibrary catalogue.