Electronic Resources

The United Nations ESCAP Library subscribes to a wide range of digital resources covering diverse subject areas. These resources are accessible from all ESCAP workstations within the United Nations Building Bangkok, the Subregional Offices and the regional institution offices.

Staff requiring off-site access may contact the Library.

For help with the use of our online electronic resources, please feel free to contact the library, or visit our training page.

Electronic journals e-books

The A - Z list of e-journals and e-books provides access to close to 74,000 electronic journals and e-books subscribed to by the Library.


The Library provides access to commercial databases and full-text resources. Electronic access to e-journals and newspapers, analysis and data is available in a variety of subject areas, including economics, finance, politics, social studies and science.

Copyright Warning
Please note that all resources should be used solely for official purposes. It is strictly forbidden to store or redistribute the contents beyond personal use. It is also strictly prohibited to copy or download an entire issue or issues of a journal from these resources. Any breach of these terms will result in the immediate termination of all access by the provider. We therefore kindly ask that UN colleagues be responsible users of copyrighted material.