To find books about the UN, its work, and the UN family of organizations, use the "Books, Images & More" tab of NUSearch or Google Books under the name of the organization or a topic it addresses. To find articles you can also use NUSearch, databases, or journals & magazines like those listed below. NGOs (see the section in this guide) also follow the UN and its work and point users to key documents.
The UN publishes an immense amount of material, much of which is ephemeral. One trick is to rely on expert summaries that can be found in the following sources: