What is the World Bank eLibrary?
The World Bank eLibrary offers quick and easy access to nearly 9,000 World Bank books, reports, journals and working papers published since early 1990’s.
The Word Bank eLibrary is a very useful resource to find information on global issues such as development policy, climate change and poverty; it covers a broad range of subjects:
How can I use it?
You can browse or use the Quick and Advance search option to search for a specific book title or a topic.
The landing page, always displays the list of the most recent books, journal articles and working papers added to the World Bank eLibrary
You can view if the book has been mentioned on social media, and link to the blog post or tweet, and view a geographical and demographical breakdown of the tweeters.
Looking for data? The eLibrary’s data collection contains 54 of the most popular World Development Indicators. You can search for data by regions or by indicators. You can select the years you require and save them in a spreadsheet.
World Bank eLibary, highligts and features at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6GLU4sF3Co and video tutorials at http://elibrary.worldbank.org/page/using_elib
Where can I access it?
Find the link to the World Bank eLibrary in the A-Z list of databases http://libguides.city.ac.uk/az.php?a=w , then access with your IT username and password