OECD iLibrary

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OECD iLibrary is the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) online library of statistical databases, books, and periodicals. It parallels the print output of this international governmental organization (IGO) whose publications and statistical output represent the roughly 30-member nation states which share a commitment to democratic government and the market economy and which form this IGO. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society, the OECD has a global reach. Its materials focus on economic and social issues from macroeconomics, to trade, education, ageing society, communication and information technologies, energy, development, and science and innovation.

Includes a generic search of all publications as well as separate search interfaces for books, periodicals, and statistics. Working papers, reference materials, and "At a Glance" publications such as the OECD Factbook can also be browsed separately.


A User Guide is accessible from a link in the orange bar at the top of the screen. Search Tips are available from the basic search section in the upper right of the screen.

User tools and features

Table of Contents email alerts

Dates covered

Statistical data goes back to whatever date the OECD first began compiling each database. Books and monographs inclusion is from 1998 to the present. Journal coverage varies for each journal.

Updating frequency



Thematic book collections, periodicals, working papers, reference titles and statistical databases compiled by the OECD, based on information from the governments of OECD member nations. A list of materials available full-text is provided via the "Update my subscriptions" link in the "Welcome" section at the right of each screen. Users should search the for corresponding print publications and for older materials.

Type of coverage

Full text in PDF format. Tables and charts can be downloaded in Excel format.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Print publications are received as a part of the OECD iLibrary subscription and may be found through a search of QuickSearch.

Producer/content provider

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), OECD Washington Center

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)