Charles M. Cooper Library | Access and Services

UNU-MERIT, as a research and training institute of the United Nations University collaborating closely with Maastricht University, offers its staff and students access to information resources from both institutions.

  • Maastricht University Library – The MU Library offers access to e-resources as well access to its physical collection and study places. These resources and services are accessible to all UNU-MERIT staff and students, both PhD and Masters. Please note that resource access is enabled through the MU EZProxy SSO.
  • UNU Libraries and the e-Resources Consortium – The UNU Libraries and e-Resources Consortium offer access to e-resources available to all UNU institutes that participate in the Consortium (all except CPR and INWEH) as well as access to the library catalogue for the WIDER and IAS physical collections. Also the resources subscribed to locally by UNU-MERIT are available through this portal.


Additional Services

UNU-MERIT uses the services of the MU Library for additional research support.

  • Research Information Literacy – Guides to information retrieval are available from the Maastricht University Library at: UM Library Information Literacy
  • Research Essentials and Support – Other important information on literature reviews, including systematic reviews, you will be able to find at: Research Essentials
  • Publishing and Open Access – Information on publishing strategies and Open Access support can be found at: Sharing output/Open Access
  • Other support at: Research Support