DagDok was created by Gunnel Torén, former UN Librarian, for the Dag Hammarskjöld library, Uppsala, Sweden.
Copyright © 2003-2013, Gunnel Torén, Dag Hammarskjöld library, Uppsala University library, Sweden.
Copyright © 2014- and publisher: Dag Hammarskjöld and Law library, Uppsala University library, Sweden.
Photos by kind permission of the United Nations Photo Library, News and Media Section, Department of Public Information, New York, United Nations, copyright © United Nations.
DagDok - your guide to the UN documentation
DagDok is your entry to the United Nations and the UN documentation.
DagDok is the Dag Hammarskjöld and Law library guide to the UN documentation. It is your guide to finding UN reports and documents, background information about the UN system as well as areas of UN activity.
DagDok presents an overview of the entire UN organization with its main organs, funds, programmes and specialized agencies. Each page provides brief backgrouns information and links to different types of resources where you can find UN documents or publications.
Through DagDok you can also access information regarding the main areas of UN activity. You will fins links to key documents and reports as well as web portals and databases related to each subject area.
DagDok is available in Swedish and English.
When you use DagDok you will find:
- Background information to the UN organization as well as the areas of UN activitiy.
- Links to UN documents and reports, and explanation to the the document symbols.
- Links to relevant websites within the UN system.
- Suggestions of databases and web portals for in-depth information relevant to the topic.
Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library
The Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library, Uppsala university is part of a worldwide network of UN depository libraries, which all offer free access to UN documents, reports, books and other printed and electronic sources. The United Nations considers free access to information a key democratic principle and is committed to making information about its programmes and operations available to the public. The library is the largest UN library in the Nordic countries.
Ett bibliotek i Dag Hammarskjölds anda : en historisk bakgrund by Bo Wirmark (2013). Revised edition 2019. A brief overview of the library and its establishment and history. In Swedish only.