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2012The World Bank eLibrary
What Is the World Bank?Two unique development institutions:   - The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development...
What Does the World Bank Do?Offers low or no-interest loans (credits) and grants to low income countriesSponsors develop...
The World Bank eLibrary elibrary.worldbank.org
The World Bank eLibrary                 elibrary.worldbank.orgThe World Bank’s online collection of 6,000+ World Bank publ...
Why use eLibrary?Focused on the unique needs of the library, research, and academiccommunities.Most comprehensive and au...
Why use eLibrary?Tools for Users:Save and organize your searchesBookmark your Favorites for later sessionsExport your s...
Why use eLibrary?Tools for Administrators:COUNTER-compliant usage reports (plus SUSHI reports for consortia)Downloadable...
eLibrary TopicsAgriculture                         International Economics & TradeClimate Change & Energy             ...
eLibrary Home Page                     Quick                     Search                       Browse by                   ...
Browse Books by Series                 Change Display &                 Re-sort Results by                   Date or Title...
Abstract Page &           Handy Tools for Users Email            Bookmark   ShareDownload  PDFs
Advanced Search             Advanced Search             searches full text               and metadataMultipleSearch& Filte...
Search ResultsModify &Search Within           Save       Export   Email   New Search                   Add to             ...
EasyNavigation within thePublication
Recent Flagship Titles
Popular Titles
Personal Registration                        Register to…                        Save Searches                        for...
Personal Registration        Take Full Advantage of         Tools for Researchers
Saved Searches & Search History         Save Search Results          for Later Viewing
Saved Searches & Search History          Create Folders & Organize              Search History for              Multiple P...
FavoritesPrint, Export, Email, Or         ganize
Customized Content Alerts      Print, Export, Email, Or               ganize      Customize Your Alerts by          Topic,...
For Librarians Tab         Download MARC        Records & Metadata             Monthly
Administrator Home Page        Access Tools &      Update Account Info.      Upload Your Institution’s          Logo to eL...
Tools for Administrators                  Select Type,                     Year &                     Submit        SUSHI ...
Tools for Administrators             Update Your IPs             or Set Up UN/PW
Subscriptions Institutional subscriptions only Subscription cycle: Jan – Dec. or partial year ending December 31 Prices...
Contact us for a free trial                      Customer Service                       The World Bank                   O...
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World Bank eLibrary Overview

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The eLibrary is designed to meet the needs of the library, academic and research community. Its value lies in the quality and convenience of its publications database. Each article, book, and working paper is enriched with semantic and bibliographic metadata, including topics, regions, countries, abstracts and keywords using a controlled vocabulary. Users save time with Quick and Advanced search options that narrow searches across and within World Bank publications and return highly relevant results across all content types.

For more information or to request a free trial contact us at onlineresources@worldbank.org.

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World Bank eLibrary Overview

  1. 1. 2012The World Bank eLibrary
  2. 2. What Is the World Bank?Two unique development institutions: - The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) - The International Development Association (IDA)IBRD aims to reduce poverty in middle-income and creditworthy poorer countriesIDA focuses on the worlds poorest countriesInternational financial institution comprised of 187 member countriesWorld Bank covers its own operating costs
  3. 3. What Does the World Bank Do?Offers low or no-interest loans (credits) and grants to low income countriesSponsors development projectsConducts economic research and data collection on developing countries.Non-lending activities such as economic and sector workDisseminates knowledge in order to solve development issues and promoteeconomic growth.
  4. 4. The World Bank eLibrary elibrary.worldbank.org
  5. 5. The World Bank eLibrary elibrary.worldbank.orgThe World Bank’s online collection of 6,000+ World Bank publications :Nearly 2,500 World Bank ebooks some dating from the 1970’s plus all newebooks as they are published Access to World Bank Economic Review and World Bank Research ObserverJournals (currently published by OUP) since the 1970’s A growing archive of more than 4,200 Policy Research Working PapersAll World Bank flagships and annual publications (WDR, WDI, etc.)
  6. 6. Why use eLibrary?Focused on the unique needs of the library, research, and academiccommunities.Most comprehensive and authoritative collection of publications and research oninternational development and issues related to poverty reductionSaves valuable time by offering all formally published World Bank titles in oneconvenient cross-searchable database.Offers useful tools and features for short- and long-term research projectsCurated content used by the world’s top academic, policy, and corporateresearchers, including UN agencies, central banks, and NGOs.
  7. 7. Why use eLibrary?Tools for Users:Save and organize your searchesBookmark your Favorites for later sessionsExport your search results and share your Saved SearchesOptions to export references to Endnote and BibTexShare pages, abstracts, and search results through popular social media sitesCustomized new content alerts by email or RSS
  8. 8. Why use eLibrary?Tools for Administrators:COUNTER-compliant usage reports (plus SUSHI reports for consortia)Downloadable metadata and MARC records for easier indexing and catalogingAthens and Shibboleth authenticationInstitutional branding on the eLibrary home pageInbound Open URLs
  9. 9. eLibrary TopicsAgriculture International Economics & TradeClimate Change & Energy Macroeconomics & Economic GrowthCommunities & Human Settlements Policy, Law & DevelopmentConflict & Development Poverty ReductionEducation Private Sector DevelopmentEnvironment Public Sector DevelopmentFinance & Financial Sector Rural DevelopmentDevelopment Science & Technology DevelopmentGender Social DevelopmentGovernance Social Protections & LaborHealth, Nutrition & Population TransportationIndustry Urban DevelopmentInformation & Communication Water ResourcesTechnologies Water Supply & SanitationInfrastructure Economics &Finance World Bank
  10. 10. eLibrary Home Page Quick Search Browse by Region, To pic or Content Type
  11. 11. Browse Books by Series Change Display & Re-sort Results by Date or Title GoDirectlyto PDFs
  12. 12. Abstract Page & Handy Tools for Users Email Bookmark ShareDownload PDFs
  13. 13. Advanced Search Advanced Search searches full text and metadataMultipleSearch& FilterOptions Search Tips
  14. 14. Search ResultsModify &Search Within Save Export Email New Search Add to Favorites
  15. 15. EasyNavigation within thePublication
  16. 16. Recent Flagship Titles
  17. 17. Popular Titles
  18. 18. Personal Registration Register to… Save Searches for Long-term Research Projects Bookmark Your Favorites Receive RSS Feeds or Content Alerts by Email
  19. 19. Personal Registration Take Full Advantage of Tools for Researchers
  20. 20. Saved Searches & Search History Save Search Results for Later Viewing
  21. 21. Saved Searches & Search History Create Folders & Organize Search History for Multiple Projects
  22. 22. FavoritesPrint, Export, Email, Or ganize
  23. 23. Customized Content Alerts Print, Export, Email, Or ganize Customize Your Alerts by Topic, Region, or Content Type
  24. 24. For Librarians Tab Download MARC Records & Metadata Monthly
  25. 25. Administrator Home Page Access Tools & Update Account Info. Upload Your Institution’s Logo to eLibrary Home Page
  26. 26. Tools for Administrators Select Type, Year & Submit SUSHI Usage Reports for Consortia
  27. 27. Tools for Administrators Update Your IPs or Set Up UN/PW
  28. 28. Subscriptions Institutional subscriptions only Subscription cycle: Jan – Dec. or partial year ending December 31 Prices are based on total number of FTE / authorized users and institution type (e.g. non-profit, academic, corporate) Subscribe through:  The World Bank (onlineresources@worldbank.org)  Your preferred subscription agent  Library consortia
  29. 29. Contact us for a free trial Customer Service The World Bank Office of the Publisher: onlineresources@worldbank.org Phone 202-473-8597 Fax 202-522-2631 elibrary.worldbank.org THANK YOU!

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