No. 3




Publications of International Organisations in the Library

  • Jane Makke

    Head of Working Group on International Organisations, National Library of Estonia

Three libraries mediate publications of international organisations in Estonia:

  1. The Library of the Estonian Agricultural University as the depository library of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO),
  2. Tartu University Library as the European Documentation Centre and as the NATO Information Centre, as well as
  3. The National Library of Estonia as the depository library and information centre for ten international organisations (EU, ICAO, ILO, IMO, the World Bank, OSCE, UNESCO, UN, WHO, WTO)

The National Library of Estonia has publications of all the ten international organisations since the beginning of the 1990s. In some cases the collection is upgraded with the necessary documents and databases also retrospectively (UN, OSCE, EU etc.). The European Union materials are concentrated in the European Union Information Centre (EUIC – The Information and Documentation Centre of the Council on Europe is also located in the National Library (IDC –

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