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Electronic Resources: Open Access

Open Access Content in Global Search

Global Search is the tool for searching the UN Library Geneva's print collections and electronic resources, including thousands of free and open access e-books and e-journals.

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To find open access publications, enter your search terms in Global Search

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Then, filter the search results by clicking Show Only - Open Access

Free and Open Access Databases

COVID 19 | Temporary Open & Free Resources

Please refer to the United Nations COVID-19 page and to website of the World Health Organization (WHO) for authoritative information on COVID-19. WHO has a dedicated page with advice for the public. These resources are available in the six official UN languages. WHO also publishes daily situation reports on the virus.

You may also find open access research about the virus through the sources below:

The BMJ : Coronavirus (covid-19): Latest news and resources

Cambridge : Coronavirus Free Access Collection

Cochrane : Coronavirus (COVID-19): resources and news

Elsevier : Novel Coronavirus Information Center

The Lancet: COVID-19 Resource Centre

Science : Coronavirus: Reasearch, Commentary, and News

Springer Nature : resources on COVID-19

Wiley Online Library: Coronavirus Resources & News

You can find more open access resources from scholarly publishers on COVID-19 HERE.

Latest documents in the UN Digital Library indexed under 'COVID-19':

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UN Resources

Additional UN Resources

UN News

UN News produces daily news content in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and weekly programmes in Hindi, Urdu and Bangla. UN News and Media provides a suite of multimedia products and services covering the work of the United Nations both at Headquarters and around the world, to support the work of the international news media.

UNRIC Library Backgrounders

The Info Point & Library of the United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC) issues backgrounders on various subjects that list relevant URLs within the UN system and are available in English, French and/or Spanish.

Dag Hammarskjöld Library resources

Located at UN Headquarters in New York, the Dag Hammarksjöld Library (DHL) primarily serves delegates of Permanent Missions and UN Secretariat staff. The website of DHL can be consulted in the six official UN languages, and offers research guides and an extensive list of UN resources.

AI for Good Webinar Series

The AI for Good Webinar Series is an initiative of AI for Good, an action-oriented UN platform lead by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The annual AI for Good Global Summit is organized by ITU with XPRIZE Foundation in partnership with 37 sister UN agencies, Switzerland and ACM. 

League of Nations Total Digital Access Project (LONTAD)

LONTAD will ensure state-of-the-art free online access and the digital and physical preservation of approximately 15 million pages, or almost three linear kilometers, the entirety of the archives of the League of Nations (1920-1946). The website serves as a temporary platform to follow LONTAD’s progress, provide selections and highlights of materials from the collections, give access to related resources, and to provide technical information that may be useful to other archives professionals.

United Nations Archives Geneva Catalogue

The Institutional Memory Section of the UN Library & Archives Geneva is the official repository for all records of the organization that have enduring historical and administrative value. Fonds and Collections: the United Nations Office at Geneva Archives; League of Nations Archives; International Peace Movements Archives; Private Archives; Collections (i.e.: brochures, pamphlets, visual materials).