Tehran – A training session on “Finding UN Information and Documentation” was held for some 80 archivists and librarians of the National Library and Archives of Islamic Republic of Iran at the Hekmat Hall of the National Library on 4 July 2018.
The participants learned about some basic facts about the UN, and how to find and retrieve UN information and documents on the UNIC, the UN websites and the Dag Hammarskjold Library (DHL) webpage. UNIC Reference Assistant, Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami-Farahani as the facilitator of the training session, briefed the participants on the UN document symbols as well as searching through some of DHL resources and databases including UNBISNET and Official Document System (ODS).
Archivists and librarians became familiar with DHL Depository Library Programme that now is consisted of a network of 356 depository libraries located in 136 countries including Iran. The four UN depository libraries in Iran were introduced.