was the online library
of the OECD
from 2001-2010. In July 2010 it was replaced by OECD iLibrary .
publishes roughly 250 books a year, on subjects as diverse as general economy, statistics, agriculture, science, future studies or environment. Of all international organisations
in the economics field, it's arguably the one with the widest scope.
SourceOECD also hosts 18 series of working papers.
The OECD also maintains 82 statistical databases. On SourceOECD, they are accessible in their interactive form: the user can perform queries online.
Free at the point of use
SourceOECD's clients are librarians in a broad sense: universities, administrations, institutions, corporations. They buy access for their users, who can subsequently access SourceOECD without being charged or asked for identification. The potential audience of SourceOECD is about 15 million users.
The OECD uses extensively Digital object identifiers
for their publications. Each working paper is assigned a DOI, and many publications also use DOIs for their tables and graphs (). Using these DOIs, the reader can retrieve documents in a ready-to-use, electronic form.
SourceOECD features a series of reference books with no access restriction: the web books. Its other online books are available in pdf
format. The web books are a series of structured HTML web pages, from which the user can easily access the cited publications as well as tables and graphs. OECD's... Read More