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United Nations documents in the library: how to find and order

United Nations documents in the library: how to find and order
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Selections of publications by UN bodies are available by a virtual centre on the activities of international organizations on the website of the National Library of Belarus.

The Virtual Centre on the Activities of International Organizations has been replenished with new materials – the updated section “The National Library of Belarus, the UN depository library” will help to find key United Nations publications stored in the library.

Information about the available publications is accompanied by hyperlinks to the pages of the electronic catalog of the library, where you can see a full description of the selected document, find out its location and place an order for the document.

Information is provided on the documents of the six main organs of the UN: the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the International Court of Justice, the Trusteeship Council, the Secretariat, as well as its specialized agencies: the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the International Monetary Fund, International Labor Organization, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

For each of these organizations, there is a list of its most important publications available in the National Library of Belarus, including:

  • official records (resolutions, decisions, decisions, meeting records, annual activity reports);
  • regularly published surveys and reports on world development issues;
  • periodicals and continuing publications;
  • reference editions.

Provides information about documents published from the 1950s to the 1960s. and up to now.

Official Documents Service Department


October 30 – 115 years since the birth of Andrey Bembel (1905-1986), the People's Artist of Belarus and the outstanding sculptor

30 Oct 2020

The artist's name is well known not only to connoisseurs of Belarusian art of the 20th century, but also to numerous guests of our country. Indeed, among the most famous tourist sites are the memorial complex “Brest Hero Fortress, Mound of Glory, Victory Monument in Minsk and much more, and Andrey Bembel is the author and co-author of the monuments.

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Preservation of documents as a guarantee of high-quality satisfaction of readers' requests

29 Oct 2020

In the context of a lack of funding, a lack of space for the placement of funds, a decrease in the copy number of purchased documents, a deterioration in the quality of paper and consumer characteristics of publishing products, the threat of a decrease in the quantitative and qualitative composition of library funds increases. A significant part of the documents can be lost without active work to ensure the safety of library collections.

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