THE WORLD BANK eLIBRARY
The World Bank eLibrary is a subscription-based website designed to meet the unique needs of researchers and librarians.
Launched in 2003, the World Bank eLibrary offers access to the complete backlist of all books, working papers, and journal articles published by the World Bank since the 1990s. Users of eLibrary are assured immediate access to all academic research and scholarship published by the World Bank – the majority made available through a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license.
The World Bank eLibrary offers a variety of tools and added functionality, saving users valuable time. Special tools and conveniences include links to key country and regional data data from the World Bank’s World Development Indicators; individual accounts for personalization; ePUB files and chapter-level access for the most recent titles; citation exporting; MARC records for libraries; and indexing with major library discovery services.
Topics cover a wide range of areas related to developing countries and emerging economies including:
The World Bank eLibrary is used by international governmental agencies, central banks, think tanks, multinational corporations, and nongovernmental organizations, and the world’s top academic institutions.
Pricing is based on the total number of authorized users across the organization (not based on the number of concurrent users), and access is via IP authentication. For further details or to set up a free trial, please contact the World Bank representative listed below.
WORLD BANK OPEN DATA
The World Bank Open Data site offers access to thousands of databases and datasets, including World Development Indicators Online (WDI), Global Development Finance Online (GDF), Africa Development Indicators Online (ADI) and Doing Business. Users may access the data free of charge at data.worldbank.org, where they will find hundreds of other databases, datasets, tables, data visualization tools, and a growing Microdata catalog.
Other free World Bank online resources include:
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Last Updated: 01/23/2017