The Knowledge and Library Services at the United Nations (UN), Economic Commission for Africa, ECA KLSS, offers a variety of services and collections and is undoubtedly one of the most extensive collections of material on economic and social development in Africa on the African continent.
ECA Knowledge an Library Services: Mission
As a central catalyst for organizational effectiveness, the Library aims to continuously enrich and add value to the Commission's knowledge ecosystem, by providing reliable access to high quality information resources and services.
Prezentation - The ECA Library
ECA Knowledge and Library Services
The ECA Library was established in 1959 to meet the administrative and research information needs of ECA staff and the African region. It has the most substantial single collection in
The library offers:
- Collections of High Quality Information Resources
- A Current Awareness Service
- Extra-Mile Journal Article Delivery Service
- Service Liaison Programme
- Training on Research Information Strategies and Searching
- Bibliographic Research
- A Conducive Space to Read and Work
The Knowledge and Library Services provides programmes to strengthen the capacity of African libraries and information centers in capturing, managing and disseminating local content.
Staff can borrow books and other information resources from the Library. Professional staff members can borrow up to 10 items and General staff members’ five (5) resources for a period of 30 days. Researchers, Consultants and Interns should contact Customer Services for more information on their rights as borrowers.