Documentation and Information Series

Documentation and Information Series

The Documentation and Information Series of the OAS includes publications, technical reports, and official documents from various departments and entities of the General Secretariat. Below are listed the various types of documentation in this series available in microfiche.


  1. Official Records of the Organization of American States, 1961

    Produced annually since 1961, the Official Records microfiche set includes Inter-American treaties and conventions, all documents of the General Assembly, the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Council of Education, Science and Culture, the Inter-American Commission of Women, and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Documents are in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese. Each annual set is accompanied by an inventory List and a subject Index. The sets are available individually by year in either diazo ($875) or silver halide ($1,550) microfiche.
  2. Treaty Series of the Organization of American States, 1902-1988

    This microfiche set includes sixty-eight (68) Inter-American treaties signed by the Member States of the OAS from 1902 through 1988. The Treaty Series includes multilateral, bilateral and regional agreements, conventions and treaties deposited with the General Secretariat of the OAS, as well as information about signatures, accessions, ratifications, declarations and reservations. The set is accompanied by and Index. There are 86 fiche in the set. Diazo ($200) Silver Halide ($400)
  3. Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission, 1986-1990

    The microfiche set includes 397 documents issued between 1986 and 1990 by the Inter-American Specialized Conference on Traffic in Narcotic Drugs (CEIN), the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) and the Meeting of Ministers on Illicit Use and Production of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances and Traffic (RM). The set is accompanied by a List of Publications and Index to the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission, 1986-1990.
    Available in Diazo ($200) and Silver Halide ($400)
  4. Information and Technical Reports, 1974-1984

    Covering the years 1974-1984, the microfiche set of the Information and Technical Reports of the OAS include reports and documents resulting from direct or indirect services in the Member States; studies and reports resulting from missions carried out under the various programs; final reports of seminars and workshops sponsored by the OAS; technical reports; and theses or studies prepared by GAS fellowship holders. These documents reflect the OAS`s interest in such areas as technology, applied sciences, folklore, handicrafts, cultural development, archives, libraries, commerce, industrial development, natural resources, education, statistics, youth, women, soils, water, energy, tourism and hundreds of other topics. These microfiche are retrievable through printed indexes that accompany the sets.
    Please contact the Library for information on prices for the various years.
  5. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Documents, 1960-1995

    This set includes all public documents presented by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the reports issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights from 1960-1995.

    The set contains an index to the year books, country reports, session reports of the Commission, annual reports, manuals and other publications issued by the Court. Available in
    Diazo ($600) and Silver Halide ($1,100).


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