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About OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is the central knowledge base of OECD expertise.

OECD publishes its recommendations, analysis and data on OECD iLibrary to help inform policy makers, researchers and analysts to implement the best possible responses in their countries. 

OECD iLibrary’s Books, Papers, and Statistical content provide the foundation for international planning and research projects delivered on an award-winning platform following solid and reliable standards.

“OECD iLibrary plays an essential role for social scientists needing high-quality, internationally harmonized statistics on a wide variety of economic and social topics ...
Particularly useful to scholars is the ability to replicate by using the archival editions and the retention of forecasts back to 1967. ” – Bobray Bordelon, Princeton University, USA

Read the brochure - Discover OECD iLibraryAlso available in French, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian 

Who is OECD iLibrary for?

2 500 subscribing institutions world wide, are putting OECD publications at the finger-tips of over 7 million users in more than 100 countries and is accessible to everyone: 

  • Universities, research organisations and individual researchers: 

Our content helps academics and students of all levels access the latest research and data to support their work and keep up to date with the latest developments in their field.

  • Libraries

We provide services to help knowledge manager to inform their constituents.

  • Businesses, legal and financial services, and other private sector:

Our data and reports provide an exhaustive view of standards, markets, countries and regions all of which can help your business grow.

  • Governments, public administrations, NGOs and think tanks:

Learn from other countries’ experiences and understand why certain policies work elsewhere. Use our trusted analyses, data and recommendations as a foundation to explore different approaches.

What content is on OECD iLibrary?

An intuitive platform housing insightful content across 17 thematic collections

OECD iLibrary contains thousands of e-books, chapters, tables and graphs, papers, articles, summaries, indicators, databases and now also Podcasts - discoverable by theme, country or content type.

Every year around 500 new titles are published via OECD iLibrary.

Content items (November 2023):

  • 18 040 ebook titles
  • 101 680 chapters
  • 309 810 tables and graphs
  • 190 podcasts
  • 2 612 articles
  • 6 390 multilingual summaries
  • 8 690 working papers and policy responses
  • 7 billion data points across 44 databases.

Factsheets by theme (pdf): Agriculture and Food | Development | Economics | Education | Employment | Energy | Environment | Finance and Investment | Governance | Industry and Services | Nuclear Energy | Science and Technology | Social Issues/Migration/Health | Taxation | Trade | Transport | Urban, Rural and Regional Development

OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre,  PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).

See how the OECD produces reports and data(video)

What are the site features?

Time saving features for users

All book and journal content is available to all users to read online by clicking the READ icon or the WEB icon. Time saving features such as easy linking and a citation tool are also available for all users.

Day-to-day tasks easier for librarians

Subscribers benefit from full access to all content in all available formats and languages, as well as many features such as customised branding of the platform, indexing and cataloguing with MARC records, access management via IP authentication and manual login.

Read the Feature list! (PDF) - Also available in Spanish (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), and Japanese (PDF).

Who is the team behind OECD iLibrary?

Get in touch with us to discuss your needs and how OECD iLibrary can become an essential resource for you:

  • OECD iLibrary training and support (on-site and remote)
  • Subscriptions and renewals
  • Content Inquiries

See more information about subscription products, price list and content coverage!

 OECD iLibrary team - Click the image to email the sales contact 
Click to email Damon AllenHead of Sales and contact
for German-speaking countries
Click to email James KitchenSales Manager for Southern Europe, Africa, Middle East, AustralasiaClick to email Michel GuinandSales Manager for North America, Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, and French-speaking North AfricaClick to email Florian AllainSales and Customer Service
for North America
Click to email Ivonne LopezSales Manager for Latin America,
Spain and Portugal
Click to email Eduardo EspinosaSales and Customer Service
 for Latin America, Spain and Portugal
Click to email Shinobu TakahashiSales Manager for Japan and KoreaClick to email Kelvin PohSales Manager for Asia (excluding Japan and Korea)

About the OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation that works to build better policies for better lives. Our goal is to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being for all.

Working hand in hand with policy makers, governments and citizens, the OECD informs public decision-making bringing together 38 member countries on key global issues.

How are reports and data produced by the OECD?

More information about the OECD is available at www.oecd.org/about/.

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