Dates of Publication
First year, first session (1946)-
volumes ; 28-32 cm
From the 55th session (1973)- official records of the Economic and Social Council typically include, for each session, summary records of plenary meetings and supplements. Resolutions are consistently issued as supplement no. 1, whereas the numbering of other supplements (containing reports of subsidiary bodies) may change from session to session. Annexes were published from the 6th-55th sessions (1948-1973). Also issued as part of the series, 1974-1976: Lists of delegations to the sessions of the Economic and Social Council held during the year .... From the 14th session (1952)- indexed by: Index to proceedings of the Economic and Social Council. English and French, 1st-9th sessions (1946-1949); resolutions were published in English and French, 1st-15th sessions (1946-1953). Parallel title varies slightly for supplements containing resolutions. Numbering varies: by year and session, 1946-1950 (1st year, 1st session - 5th year, 10th session); by session only, 1950-1977 (11th-63rd sessions; for supplements, the change did not occur before the 12th session, 1951); from 1978- by calendar year. Imprint varies. A detailed listing of the series' components published for the 1st-63rd sessions (1946-1977) and subsequent sessions held from 1978-1981 is provided in two catalogs: United Nations, Official records, 1948-1962; United Nations, Official records, 1962-1981.
Arranged by session, 1st-63rd (1946-1977); from 1978- , arranged by calendar year. Typically subarranged/bound in the following order: plenary meetings, annexes (1948-1973) and supplements which include the sessional compilation of resolutions and decisions. Subarrangement of earlier sessions varies slightly. Components of series are cataloged separately but classified together.