Depository libraries - United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library
United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library

 Depository Contributions

What is the depository contribution?
How much is the annual contribution?
When does a depository library receive its invoice?
What payment options are available?
  What is the depository contribution?

Depository libraries are required to pay an annual contribution towards the cost of maintaining the Depository Libraries System. There are exceptions to this requirement.

  How much is the annual contribution?


Depositories located in developing countries pay US$250 per year for regular deposit (Official Records and printed publications) and US$500 per year for print plus deposit (printed Official Records and masthead documents, printed publications).

Depositories located in developed countries pay US$1,000 per year for regular deposit (Official Records and printed publications) and US$1,750 per year for print plus deposit (printed Official Records and masthead documents, printed publications).


  When does a depository library receive its invoice?


Every January, the Sales and Marketing Section of the United Nations Publications Unit mails sends out invoices covering the calendar year to all contributing libraries. Payment is due upon receipt.

  What payment options are available?


There are four payment options:

1) Payment by check in US currency. Please mail the check to United Nations Publications. The check must include the invoice number.

2) Bank transfer. Please remit all electronic fund transfers to the bank account number below. Upon making the transfer, a payer must notify United Nations Publications of the date of transfer and the bank used.

Chase Manhattan Bank
1166 Avenue of the Americas, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10036 USA

Account Name: United Nations Revenue Producing Activities
Account No: 485-000-377
ABA: 021000021

3) Payment in local currency. Please pay the contribution in the currency of your country by sending or submitting the payment to a local United Nations office (e.g., United Nations Information Centre) or a United Nations Development Programme office. To ensure the application of the payment to your account, the payer must obtain a Cash Receipt and fax it immediately to United Nations Publications. The invoice number must be included on the receipt. It is advisable to send a copy of the receipt to the Coordinator, Depository Libraries.

4) Payment by UNESCO coupons. Please remit the contribution by mailing a corresponding number of UNESCO coupons directly to United Nations Publications, to a local United Nations office (e.g., United Nations Information Centre) or a United Nations Development Programme office with the request that the coupons be forwarded to United Nations Publications. The invoice number must be included on the coupons. It is advisable to send a copy of the receipt to the Coordinator, Depository Libraries.

 

UN Homepage Contact us