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Research Guides United Nations Office at Geneva Library & Archives

A-Z Databases

Find the best library databases for your research.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Diplomatic Pulse This link opens in a new window
  • Free access
A specialized search engine that pools official press releases from UN Member States, includes who issued each statement, on what topic and when. The initiative is a collaboration between the Innovation Cell of the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) with the Qatar Computer Research Institute (QCRI) at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University and independent contributors such as from the University of Southern California (USC) and other institutions.
Foreign Policy This link opens in a new window
Get the latest global news with an evolving network of world-leading insights and analysis.
Access is also possible via their app for UN Geneva staff - learn more.
PressReader This link opens in a new window
Access thousands of newspapers and magazines from over 120 countries in more than 60 different languages. For regular use, first set up your account when you are onsite and then activate the pressreader app on your mobile device. You will be able to access PressReader content from anywhere for 30 days, and can extend this period simply by opening the app again when onsite again. See: How to set up a PressReader account
SIPRI Yearbook This link opens in a new window
  • Remote Access is available
  • Accessible from UNOG IP addresses
The SIPRI Yearbooks are essential compendiums of global data and analysis in the areas of:
Security and conflicts
Military spending and armaments
Non-proliferation, arms control, and disarmament
Note: Remote access is available via this OpenAthens proxy link when outside the Palais: LINK