About United Nations iLibrary
The United Nations iLibrary is the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations.
It provides librarians, information specialists, scholars, students, policy makers, influencers and the general public with a single digital destination for seamlessly accessing publications, journals, data, and series published by the United Nations Secretariat, and its funds and programs.
United Nations iLibrary offers an extensive list of features that deliver flexibility, speed, and efficiency such as intuitive navigation, integrated search results, granular content, citation tool, DOI identification, and multilingual content.
Every year around 500 new titles are planned to be added to United Nations iLibrary. Approximately 70% of which are in English and cover the following topics:
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These publications are now available online in the single research repository. Content is organised by series title, publication year and alphabetically; and search and discovery of complete publications or even their components – chapters and articles – is a click away. The content is accessible in different formats – PDF and READ – to meet users’ needs, whether for reading on a mobile device, sharing with peers via social networks or integrating content in a report. See a complete list of series titles (as of October 2016 - PDF) currently available online.
Content and Access for all
United Nations iLibrary offers wide ranging research and knowledge to a variety of audiences:
All content is available to access in PDF format for subscribers and full read access for all users 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.
Content items (December 2016)
More Information about United Nations iLibrary
Download a brochure (PDF) detailing the United Nations iLibrary service.
United Nations iLibrary access is offered as an annual subscription. For ordering, please use the online order form (PDF). It outlines the options of contacting the OECD sales team (see below), placing the order via the OECD Online Bookshop or ordering directly with the supplied form.
Any institution interested in subscribing should consult the nearest OECD sales contact for further information:
- Iain Williamson and Nilar Andrea Chit Tun
- Ivonne López
- Atsushi Higuchi and Shinobu Takahashi
- Damon Allen and Marina Meurer
- Michel Guinand
- Thierry Promteau
- James Kitchen
United Nations iLibrary has been developed in partnership with OECD Publishing and the OECD iLibrary. In case of questions about the service please email us at email@example.com. All questions about content should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About United Nations Publications
United Nations Publications promotes the work and knowledge of the United Nations through marketing, sales and distribution of publications, data and merchandise.
All proceeds from United Nations publications and related products support the work of the United Nations.
For more information about the United Nations Publications please visit https://shop.un.org/.