The Library is available to assist in the achievement of the overall objectives of UNU. Library materials and information resources are collected and made available primarily for members of the UNU community including staff members, fellows, researchers, visiting scholars, affiliate scholars, associate personnel, postgraduate students and members of the UN agencies at the UNU HQ building.
Restricted access to the UNU Library during UNU postgraduate courses (as of 22 March 2013)
Access to the Library requires an advance appointment during UNU postgraduate courses. Students from reciprocal collaboration institutions are granted access upon presentation of their library cards or student ID cards.
Reciprocal collaboration institutions as of December 2013:
- Aoyama Gakuin University
- International Christian University
- National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
- Sophia University
Students from institutions other than the above must present a reference letter issued by a library affiliated to schools/colleges/universities they belong to.
Reference services and enquiries
Assistance in identifying materials, information retrieval, and instruction in using electronic resources and databases on various subjects will be provided by trained Library staff members on request.