Catalogue Search Tips
The Library holds thousands of League of Nations publications most of which are NOT listed individually in the National Library's catalogue. Most League of Nations publications are catalogued as journal publications and a list of the major ones, with links to the Library’s catalogue entries, is provided on the Selected page of this guide.
To identify individual publications, by either their official number for League of Nations papers, or sales number for League of Nations publications, it is necessary to use the catalogues and guides listed in this guide.
Example of an Official No.: C285.M123.1934 IV ie the 285th Council document distributed in 1934.
To request this item, find the catalogue record for League of Nations Papers, select 'Request this', then specify the series title, year and numbering, ie. “Council documents, 1934, no. 123".
Example of a Sales No.: 1934.IV.8 ie the 8th paper in the 1934 volume of the IV (4th) series.
To request this item, find the catalogue record for League of Nations Publications. 4, Social and specify the series title, year and numbering, ie. "Social Questions 1934, vol. 4, no. 8".
To search for works about the League of Nations, its agencies and commissions, select the 'Browse alphabetically' option, then 'subjects' and enter the name of the organisation. Some examples of Browse subjects searches are: