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UN: Official Documents System Search
Online database of UN documents contains full-text, born-digital UN documents published from 1993 onward, including documents of the Security Council, the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and their subsidiaries, as well as administrative issuances and other documents. Also contains scanned documents published between 1946 and 1993, including all resolutions of the principal organs, all documents of the Security Council and the General Assembly Official Records.
United Nations Digital Library
Access to UN-produced content including UN documents and publications and information about UN materials in our collections (metadata). Includes records both with and without digital files.
Sustainable Development Goals: Publications
Publications and reports on SDGs provided by the United Nations Development Programme.
UNCTADstat is a free database of statistics produced by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). It incorporates all of UNCTAD's online statistical databases, including both current and historical data. Topics covered include population and labor forces; economic trends; foreign direct investment; commodity prices; and many more.
International health statistics
Curated list of resources for locating international health statistics.
1994 - Present; search content or browse issues.
Full-text coverage 1992-Present with ~2 day delay.
1922 - Present; search content or browse issues
New York Times
Create an account with your GW email address. The first time you click the button above, you will be taken to a separate New York Times (NYT) sign-in web page. You will need to create a new password for your NYT account. Do NOT enter your GW password as this account is separate from your GW single sign-on account.
After your NYT account is created, you can access this new account from the NYT app or directly through www.nytimes.com
by logging in with your NYT account.
Instructions: use this link to access the Washington Post; no other-setup is needed.
Wall Street Journal
Instructions Create an account with your GW email address. The first time you click the button above, you will be taken to a separate Wall Street Journal (WSJ) sign-in web page. For "Account Type," select your status as student, staff, or faculty. You will need to create a new password for your WSJ account. Do NOT enter your GW password as this account is separate from your GW single sign-on account.
International News Sources
Full text access to over 2,500 U.S., Canadian and international newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites.
Access to major newspapers from around the world.
AllSides: Balanced News Media
"We expose people to information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so they can better understand the world — and each other. Our balanced news coverage, media bias ratings, civil dialogue opportunities, and technology platform are available for everyone and can be integrated by schools, nonprofits, media companies, and more."
Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Resources supporting UN intergovernmental processes on sustainable development; analysis and policy development; capacity development at the request of Member States; inter-agency coordination; and (5) stakeholder engagement, partnerships, communication and outreach.
Goal #3: Healthy Lives & Well-Being
Provides access to news, decisions, documents, publications, national reports, statements and meetings and events related to Sustainable Development Goal 3 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: “ensure healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages”
United Nations Sustainable Development Group
High-level forum for joint policy formation and decision-making. It guides, supports, tracks and oversees the coordination of development operations in 162 countries and territories.
United to Reform
Reposition the United Nations development system with a stronger, better-defined collective identity as a trusted, reliable, cohesive, accountable and effective partner to countries in the 2030 Agenda.
SDG Media Zone
Feature of the UN General Assembly high-level week, bringing together UN Member States, content creators, influencers, activists and media partners to highlight actions and solutions in support of the Sustainable Development Goals. Takes conversation on SDGs out of the policy sphere and into the public discourse through impactful in-depth interviews, panel discussions and Ted-style talks.
Scholarly Literature Databases
Interdisciplinary citation and abstract database covering more than 14,200 peer-reviewed journals, tracking cited and citing literature.
Advantages: peer-reviewed journal articles across academic disciplines with links to 'citing' and 'cited by' documents.
Health sciences articles including clinical, basic sciences, and public health information. Interface incorporates Himmelfarb Library's customized search filters for Clinical Reviews/EBM, Clinical Trials, and Reviews. Coverage: 1950 - Present including corrections and daily updates. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Advantages: core health sciences research tool with filters to focus on specific article types.