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OECD iLibrary

The guide provides instructions on how to use the OECD iLibrary database


The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an Intergovernmental organisation (IGO) working with governments, NGOs, other IGOs, researchers and practitioners to promote:

  • The implementation of policies to improve the economic and social conditions of people around the world. 
  • The development of emerging economies.
  • The setting up of standards and procedures on a wide range of fields, from agriculture to foreign investment, from taxation to the promotion of workers' safety.
  • Economic growth through innovation, environmentally friendly ‘green growth’ strategies.


The OECD iLibrary is the online library of the    Organisation and contains collections of books,  papers, glossaries & statistics published since 1998.

 The documentation can be browsed by:

  • Theme
  • Country
  • Theme & Country
  • Catalogue source
  • Statistics

 Publication Icons indicate if items can         be download as PDF or ePUB files, or                   read online:

 Datasets icons indicate if data can be exported,   downloaded or read online:


Videos     Guides


This video of 4.42 minutes will show you how to navigate OECD i-Library.
It contains 3 sections: browse by subject, browse by country and browse
by theme and country.


This 7 minute video provides an overview of key features and
functions of the OECD i-Library database. Learn how to search for content 
in various languages and formats according to your needs and intended use.


Other publications


This tutorial will show you how to create a marked list on OECD iLibrary.