About OECD iLibrary 

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books,  papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It  replaced SourceOECD in July 2010.

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).

OECD iLibrary presents all content so users can find - and cite - tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters in any available format: PDF, WEB, XLS, ActiveChart, DATA, ePUB, READ. 

 Read a general brochure describing OECD iLibrary in detail and the note about the mid-2014 Update of the platform. 


Content for all

From ready-made tables to interactive databases, from "at a glance publications" to full reports, OECD iLibrary offers wide ranging research and knowledge to a variety of audiences:

  • Universities and research organisations
  • Businesses and private sector
  • Government and public administrations
  • Non-governmental organisations and think tanks
  • OECD iLibrary access is available at over 2 000 subscribing institutions world wide, putting OECD publications at the finger tips of some 25 million users in over 100 countries.

    Content items (September 2014)

  • 9 670 ebook titles
  • 39 200 chapters
  • 85 400 tables and graphs
  • 4 000 articles
  • 4 000 multilingual summaries
  • 4 360 working papers
  • 3 640 key tables
  • 5 billion data points across 42 databases.
  • Information about OECD iLibrary:

  • OECD iLibrary Thematic flyer (pdf)
  • OECD iLibrary poster (pdf)
  • OECD iLibrary bookmarks (pdf)
  • OECD Key Titles Catalogue 2015
  • 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
  • Press Release: OECD launches a new platform, OECD iLibrary - September 2010 (pdf)
  • Information for Educators and Students
  • OECD iLibrary - Terms and Conditions
  • OECD iLibrary - Copyright and Permissions
  • OECD iLibrary - Privacy Policy
  • OECD thematic videos with key facts YouTube icon image
  • Please see the Help page for available support material.

    In case of questions about the service and content, please email us at oecdilibrary@oecd.org.

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    Access for all

    Read online Read icon image and Free content

    All book and journal content is available to read online by clicking the READ icon. Read editions are optimised for browser-enabled mobile devices and can be read online wherever there is an internet connection - desktop computer, tablets or smart phones. They are also shareable and embeddable.

    The site also features free content to access and download such as the OECD Factbook, OECD Working Papers, OECD Key Tables, and more.

    Subscriptions and Prices

    OECD iLibrary access is offered as subscriptions to packages, thematic collections, journals and statistical databases - see the 2015 OECD Subscriptions catalogue catalogue and the 2014 price list (PDF) for a complete overview. The 2015 price list (PDF) is now available wtih prices taking effect on 01 Nov 2014.

    Any institution interested in subscribing should contact one of our sales agents around the world or the nearest OECD sales contact.

  • United States and Canada
    Kathleen Deboer
  • Central and South America
    Alejandro Camacho or Ivonne López
  • Asia - Atsushi Higuchi or Shinobu Takahashi
  • Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russian Federation, Ukraine - Walter Backhaus or Damon Allen
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, Northern and Eastern Europe, India - Michel Guinand
  • France, Belgium, French-speaking countries
    Thierry Promteau
  • Australia, New Zealand, Southern Europe, Middle East, Africa (except French-speaking countries) - James Kitchen
  • You can also order directly online via the OECD Online Bookshop.

    Subscription benefits:

  • registration to manage institution-wide access via IP authentication and/or username/password login.
  • unlimited number of concurrent institutional users.
  • perpetual access to subscribed content (excluding dynamic databases)
  • subscription support features such as COUNTER-compliant usage statistics and bibliographic records in MARC21 XML format.