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.

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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, DATA, ePUB, READ. 

Read a general brochure describing OECD iLibrary in detail. 

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 (January 2018)

  • 11 710 ebook titles
  • 60 300 chapters
  • 175 500 tables and graphs
  • 6 800 articles
  • 5 535 multilingual summaries
  • 5 600 working papers
  • 5 billion data points across 42 databases.
  • Information about OECD iLibrary:

  • OECD iLibrary Overview (pdf)
  • OECD iLibrary poster (pdf)
  • OECD iLibrary bookmarks (pdf)
  • OECD Key Titles Catalogue 2017-2018
  • 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 iLibrary - Key facts and tutorial videos  Go to YouTube

  • Please see the Help page for available support material.

    In case of questions about the service and content, please email us at [email protected].


    Access for all

    Read online Read icon image for all users

    All book and journal content is available to all users 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 content for all users to access and download such as the OECD Factbook, OECD Working Papers, Indicators, and more.

    Subscribers benefit from full access to all content in all available formats. 

    Subscriptions and Prices

    OECD iLibrary access is offered as subscriptions to packages, thematic collections, journals and statistical databases - see the 2018 OECD Subscriptions catalogue. Also see the full 2018 price list (PDF) for a complete overview.

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

  • North America:  Iain Williamson
  • Central and South America:  Ivonne López
  • Asia: - Atsushi Higuchi and Shinobu Takahashi
  • German-speaking and Russian-speaking countries: - Damon Allen and Marina Meurer
  • Northern and Eastern Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland, India: - Michel Guinand
  • French-speaking countries:  Thierry Promteau
  • Southern Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australasia: - James Kitchen

  • You can also order online.

    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
  • subscription support features such as COUNTER-compliant usage statistics and bibliographic records in MARC21 XML format.

  • OECD Publishing wins the International Excellence Awards 2017 

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