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This guide was originally created by Caitlin Hunter in 2018 and is regularly updated by the library staff.
The UN's Dag Hammarskjöld Library provides clear and thorough explanations of how to research UN materials:
Other librarians have also created helpful guides to researching the UN:
The United Nations was established by a 1945 treaty called the Charter of the United Nations:
The Charter establishes six main organs (also called principal organs) of the United Nations:
Most main organs have dozens of subsidiary organs and other subsidiary and related bodies. Major UN subsidiary and related bodies you may encounter in legal research include: