As a UN Depository Library, the Shiraz University is one of the centres that regularly receives UN publications since the late 1960s. The UN collection at the Mirzayeh Shirazi Library includes documents and publications of the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Secretariat…and United Nations’ specialized agencies and progrmmes such as UNESCO, WHO, FAO, ILO, UNICEF, etc. These organizations regularly send their publications on Asia, the Middle East and Iran to the Mirzayeh Shirazi Library.





The UN publications include different books, magazines and documents. When each package containing publications arrives at the library, they are sent to different sections according to their ISBN and ISSN. The UN publications which have their own special codes, are classified, organized and kept in their special places according to the Dag Hammerskejold Library system. This collection is located next to the periodicals’ section. Professors and students of the Shiraz University, as well as all researchers can use the UN section.