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UNCCD online library catalogue

The UNCCD library holds a specialized collection of monographs and series, reports, grey literature in fields of desertification, land degradation and drought, and its cross-cutting subjects such as development, economics, environment, land, soils, agriculture, energy, water, climate change, biodiversity, sustainable land management, science and technology, migration, security, gender, sand and dust storms.  

Welcome to UNCCD Library online public access catalogue managed with Adlib. Your search will give results with call numbers and the following symbols:  B (book); E (electronic book); A (article); AVM (audiovisual materials); SER (serial, journal). 

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UNCCD library offers limited numbers of hard copies, references to titles and/or electronic full text access for​ most of the titles included in the catalogue. When opening the selected title, the external document link will lead you to a full text version or to the main reference source. After the closure of the physical library in 2015, UNCCD library has been focusing on electronic collection of resources available through the online public access catalogue and the Knowledge Hub.

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