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Research guide to the FAO collection at Bobst Library.
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The United Nations and International Documents Collection of Bobst Library has been an FAO depository library since 1965. This research guide contains citations to reference sources that will help you when searching for FAO documents, publications and data. It can also be used to find information on food and agriculture published by other intergovernmental organizations and sources.


Access to the Bobst Library collection

General Information

  • The U.N./International Documents Collection is located on the west side of the 6th floor in Bobst Library.
  • It is open whenever the stacks are open (see Library Hours). Please see below for details on accessing the building.
  • For help with the UN and Int'l Documents Collection, please email intl.doc@nyu.edu or use Ask a Librarian.
  • Many UN and Int'l publications are available electronically, via the web. You can find links, where available, in BobCat, the library's catalog, by clicking on the document's title or the GetIt link. 

NYU Community

  • No special arrangements are necessary to use the UN and Int'l documents collection; if you'd like to make an appointment for assistance, please email intl.doc@nyu.edu or use Ask a Librarian.

General Public

  • Members of the general public can obtain access to the NYU's UN and Int'l Documents between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • To gain access to the building, please bring photo ID to the Library Privileges window, which is to the left as you enter Bobst Library. Tell the representative that you would like to use the UN/Int'l Documents Collection, the representative will then give you a pass to use the collection. You'll need to drop off your pass on the 5th floor in room 510.
  • Appointments are recommended, but not required. You may request an appointment by emailing intl.doc@nyu.edu or using Ask a Librarian. Appointments are generally available between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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