Collection Development Policy
The United Nations ESCAP Library aims to bring together a working collection
focused on the challenging issues faced by the Asia and Pacific region in the
economic and social spheres. It supports the research, learning and study needs
of the staff of ESCAP and the United Nations community in Bangkok. Additionally
it provides information services to member governments, research agencies, NGOs,
academic institutions, diplomatic representatives and civil society in general.
As one of the research libraries in Bangkok for its English language collection,
it is an important resource.
The Library is committed to providing easy access to information in an
atmosphere conducive to study and research, a
collection development policy that
includes print, electronic and other non-print material, and specialized
information access services that promote the effective use of the library's
The Library values and protects the personal information collected while
providing our services.
Library Access and Loans Policy
Please visit the borrowing page for information on
accessing the library, membership and borrowing.