Access to all UNESCO documents, publications and to the information available in its libraries.
• UNESCO library
Information and reference services, including in-house searches conducted by the Organization as well as a service provided to the general public interested in UNESCO’s areas of competence.
• UNESCO archives
The objective of the UNESCO History Project is to support research on the Organization’s history, in particular, the ideas and values it has upheld since 1945. The project aims to promote UNESCO archives among specialists and the general public.
• UNESCO's online photo library
Contains thousands of pictures of activities carried out by the Organization. You can choose the images that are of interest to you and use them freely in non-commercial activities. It should be pointed out, however, that UNESCO holds copyright for all this material. Should you need high resolution pictures, please write to email@example.com
• UNESCO thesaurus
List of terms controlled and structured for thematic analyses and search of documents and publications in the areas of education, culture, natural science, social and human science, communication and information.
The thesaurus contains 7,000 terms in English and Russian, and 8,600 in French and Spanish.
• UNESCO Term
Lists the translation of terminology and references. It is an extremely useful tool when conducting database searches. It is administered by the Terminology, Documentation and References Unit. Available in several languages (Arab, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) it covers all of UNESCO’s fields of activity.
• UNESCO Index Translationum
Created in 1932, the Index Translationum is a list of books translated in the world, i.e. an international bibliography of translations. Its database contains cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about one hundred of the UNESCO Member States since 1979. The references registered before 1979 can be found in the printed editions of the Index Translationum, available in all National depository libraries and at the UNESCO library in Paris.
• UNESCO's ISIS programme
This website provides all the information related to the Micro ISIS programme and its new versions for Windows and www
• World Data on Education.
First published as a CD-ROM in 1996, the database World Data on Education has regularly been improved and expanded using the information included in the National Reports on the Development of Education, supplemented with data from other sources. Five editions (out of print) have been produced until 2003.
The sixth and most recent edition (2006/07) contains detailed and systematized information on education systems of 161 countries worldwide, with a particular emphasis on curricula and curriculum development processes.