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Resources for Model United Nations: THIMUN

Use this LibGuide to research your country, as well as find positions on a variety of international issues.

Resources for THIMUN

St. Louis Post Dispatch--the password can be found on the Remote Access page.


St. Louis County Library has a number of business databases which provide demographic information at the municipality and zip code level. All students who reside in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County are entitled to a free St. Louis County Library card. You can sign up for a card here: (If you live outside these areas, please contact Mrs. Grantham for access.)

To access the databases, visit the St. Louis County Library website at, then click Research. Next click Resources A to Z to search for each database by title.

  • DemographicsNow for Libraries: First set the Geo filter at the top of the page (by city, zip code, etc.), then build your report in Demographics. Click on Advanced to select variables.
  • Mergent Intellect: Skip the main search bar and scroll down to Demographics. Set your location to obtain premade reports that can be emailed to you.
  • Reference Solutions (Home Access): Use Firefox to access. Scroll down to select U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles, then use the Advanced search to build reports on home value, income levels, etc.

JBS THIMUN Webpage: This website will be where you will be able to transact all your THIMUN related business. This page will contain the THIMUN Schedule, and announcements, if any, will be posted on the right sidebar. The other pages will contain places to upload your policy statements and your resolution drafts and final copies. There will also be a page with links to reference material and websites that should come in handy for your THIMUN research.    

Recommended: The UN Documentation Research Guide: An overview of selected UN documents, publications, databases and websites.

You may access the JBS Library databases both on and off-campus. Use the link in the box below for the Remote Access Passwords.

Journal of the United NationsUnited Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: Resources for Mandate Areas

United Nations Website

United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library

UN Outreach: UN Department of Public Information decided to launch UN4MUN, an initiative to teach MUN teams how to bring their simulations more in line with the way the UN actually works.

Journal of the United Nations

UNTERM: Multilingual terminology database maintained jointly by the main duty stations and regional commissions of the United Nations system.

UN Web TV: The United Nations Live and On Demand

THIMUN Qatar Website​

United Nations Digital Library: 

Find voting records and speeches for General Assembly and Security Council (formerly housed at UNBISnet) as well as images, maps and documents. Can limit search to specific UN bodies.

United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library UN-I-QUE : United Nations Info Quest

Official Documents System of the UN: All types of UN documents from 1993, with some older materials.

UN Statistics Division: Clearinghouse, portal and standards keeper for UN statistics.

UN Data Portal: One stop search engine that combines data from many IGO's.

UN Comtrade: International Merchandise Trade Statistics from 1962- present.

UN Demographic Yearbook: World summary, population, fertility, fetal mortality, infant and maternal mortality, general mortality, nuptiality, divorces, etc.

UN Conference on Trade and Development Databases: Global databank on world trade in creative products, Handbook of Statistics, Foreign Direct Investment, ICT Statistics, Millennium Indicators, Trade Analysis

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: Resources for Mandate Areas

UNODC TRACK: the central platform of Tools and Resources for Anti-Corruption Knowledge

UNODC Country Profiles

UNODC Comments to the Comprehensive Study on Cybercrime

UNODC Repository Cybercrime: A central data repository of cybercrime laws and lessons learned for the purposes of facilitating the continued assessment of needs and criminal justice capabilities and the delivery and coordination of technical assistance.

Legislative Guide for the Implementation of UNTOC

SHERLOC - Sharing Electronic Resources and Laws on Crime

Human Trafficking Knowledge Portal: An initiative to facilitate the dissemination and specifically the protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children. The knowledge portal hosts a case law database on officially documented instances of trafficking in persons crimes.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Environment and Energy
President's Governmental Portal Page

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Environment/Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency

Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources

Ministry of Petroleum

Arab Republic of Egypt government directory

UN Meeting Coverage and Press Releases

UN News: Global Perspective, Human Stories

Journal of the United Nations

UNTERM: A multilingual terminology database maintained jointly by the main duty stations and regional commissions of the United Nations system.

UN Web TV: The United Nations Live and On Demand

Using databases from off campus

You can use any of our databases from off campus if you have the correct user name and password for access. We may not post these publicly, so they reside on a Google Site page that requires your JBS email login for access.

Click HERE to see a clickable list of databases along with their user names and passwords.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica