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United Nations Documents Collection Now Free and Online

Thousands of Official Documents of the United Nations are now available for free. The materials are described as follows at the UN site. “ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards.”

The documents are available at http://documents.un.org/welcome.asp?language=E
The site has a simple and an advanced keyword search. The simple search allows you to choose in what language you wish to search, document symbol, keyword, and date. The advanced search allows you to specify a database and also includes searches for job number, title words, subject, session, agenda item number, etc.