Dear Library user,
Stacks acces and retrieval will be restricted for the coming period due to construction works on the concrete floors. Please, be aware that for several parts of the collection no requests can be handled for some time.
stage 1 - materials available again
According to the construction firm's schedule from next week (week 43) onwards, stacks containing
Block 1, 26: Microfilm collection, duplicate collection UN documents, state papers
Block 2: Large book formats
Block 3-6, 25: Lesser used periodicals
Block 21: Brochures
Block 22: Intergovernmental periodicals
Block 23: Stacknumbers starting with CJ, CJ-P, CJ-S, CJ-X, CJ-Z
Block 24: UN documents
Block 27: P 2218 UNTS, League of Nations collection, Y numbers, Z numbers
stage 2 - 21 OCTOBER-5 NOVEMBER: materials unavailable
From next week (week 43) the construction firm is going to wrapped shelves and racks. From Monday, 21 October until (±) Tuesday 5 November (week 45) the following collections cannot be (easily) accessed:
Block 7-9: Recent and most used periodicals, core collection periodicals.
Block 18-19: Book series starting with S numbers
stage 3 - 5-19 NOVEMBER: materials unavailable
From week 45 (Monday 4 November) the construction firm is going to wrap the shelves and racks in the 4th segment until Tuesday 19 November, and the following collections cannot be reached:
Block 10-12, 17-16: all monographs, multi-authored volumes and other ordinary books holding stack numbers such as 61 D 2, 276 B 42, 457 C 13, 531 E 25 etc.
stage 4 - Completion is scheduled for 20 November
Apologies beforehand. Please do not hesitate to ask about the Peace Palace Library services.
We recommend you to timely file your request for pulling books etc, esp. stage 3 materials.
Jeroen Vervliet, Peace Palace Library Director
16 October 2019, firstname.lastname@example.org