UN Depository Fund


Since 1947, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library has organized the distribution of United Nations documents and publications to users around the world through a network of depository libraries. There are currently 350 depository libraries located in 135 countries.


On December 15, 1998, the Department of Public Information at United Nations Headquarters (New York) designated the BSU Fundamental Library as a depository library.





BSU FL receives:


  • Official publications of the main UN bodies: the General Assembly and its Committees, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Trusteeship Council, the Trade and Development Board of UNCTAD.
  • General materials on the activities of the UN: the UN Charter, the annual reports of the UN Secretary-General on the work of the organization, UN newsletters, basic information about the UN, etc.
  • UN publications on socio-economic issues related to industry, agriculture, trade, transport, labor, social issues, demography. Publications with a product code intended for sale: yearbooks, main reports and studies, materials of UN conferences, seminars and symposiums.
  • Periodicals published by the UN.
  • United Nations Treaty Series.

The library collection contains scientific, reference, official, information publications in English, French and Russian. These are publications on economics, politics, law, statistics, demography, social issues.


The size of the collection: about 3,000 publications, including books, periodicals and electronic publications.

Fund Holder: Service Department of the Faculty of International Relations (20 Leningradskaya Str., off. 602, 603).

The publications of the fund are contained in: Electronic catalog of BSU FL.

Where can I get acquainted with the publications of the fund: in the information resource room and in the foreign information resources room of the Service Department (20 Leningradskaya Str., off. 602, 603).

Who can get acquainted with the publications of the fund: the fund is available to users not only of the BSU, but of the entire republic.