Use the UNCCD Library



Library catalogue

The UNCCD library holds a specialized interesting collection of monographs and series, reports, audio-video collection, grey literature in fields of desertification, land degradation and drought, and its cross-cutting subjects such as development, economics, environment, land, soils, agriculture, energy, water, climate change, biodiversity, science and technology.  Welcome to UNCCD Library online public access catalogue managed with Adlib. Your search will give results with call numbers and the following symbols:  B (book);  E (electronic book); A (article); AVM (audiovisual materials); SER (serial).

UNCCD library offers hard copies and electronic full text access for​ most of the titles included in the catalogue. When opening the selected title, the External document link will lead you to a full text version. Some publications are available as hard copies only and could be consulted by visitors at place. In case you need a hard copy and you cannot visit our library, please consult the section: Continue your library search. Repeat the search with KVK and OCLC and find out the closest library in your area offering hard copy of  the publication not available online.
Detailed guidelines and FAQ are to be published as well, please be informed that the catalogue is in a process of development, the advanced and expert search  will be finalized soon. In case of further queries, or request for a visit send a mail to UNCCD librarian will assist you in person, by telephone or e-mail. ​

Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.