SourceOECD is the
online libraryof the OECD. Everything published by the OECD ( books, journals, series, working papers, databases) is available online on SourceOECD, free at the point of use.
OECDpublishes roughly 250 books a year, on subjects as diverse as general economy, statistics, agriculture, science, future studies or environment. Of all international organisations, it's the one with the widest scope.
SourceOECD also hosts 14 series of working papers.
The OECD also maintains 82 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 ( [http://www.oecd.org/statistics/statlink statlinks] ). 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
Virtually every OECD publication has an "easylink", a URI that links directly to its online form. Typically, the easylink is "www.sourceOECD.org/" followed by the
ISBNof the publication.
* [http://www.sourceOECD.org SourceOECD]
* [http://www.oecd.org OECD]
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