Among the valued services provided by UNIC is the reference library where the public has access to a comprehensive collection of United Nations publications, reports, documents, newsletters, pamphlets, books, and audio/video tapes.
The library responds to information needs from educational institutions, governmental institutions, NGOs, academic and other research centres, journalists, academicians, students and the public at large. Some of the subjects the library covers are as follows:
* Information on the history of the Organization as well as its structure and substantive activities and programmes.
* Basic texts, like Charter of the UN, Basic Facts about the United Nations, Yearbook of the UN, Annual Reports of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization, etc.
* Major economic, social and statistical sources like Demographic Yearbook, Energy Statistics Yearbook, International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook, Human Development Report, World Economic Survey, World Development Report, Statistical Yearbook, National Accounts Statistics, Trade and Development Report, The World’s Women, etc.
* Major legal and political sources like Disarmament Yearbook, Blue Helmets, Human Rights: a compilation of International Instruments, official records of Human Rights Committee, UN Juridical Yearbook, UN Treaty Series, Yearbook of the International Law Commission, etc.
UNIC Library is located at 5th Floor, GC Corporate Plaza, 150 Legazpi St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, open at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.