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Intergovernmental Organisations: a Whirlwind Tour of Free Sites


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Jennie Grimshaw, British Library. ALISS Social Science Masterclass, 21st August 2018

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Intergovernmental Organisations: a Whirlwind Tour of Free Sites

  1. 1. Intergovernmental Organisations : A Whirlwind Tour of Free Sites Jennie Grimshaw
  2. 2. United Nations • DAG Hammarskjold Library Guide to UN Documentation at • Directory of United Nations System Organizations at • Guide to statistical websites at • United Nations Yearbook at 2
  3. 3. United Nations Official Documents System • Full text of United Nations parliamentary documents from 1993 • Resolutions from 1946 + General Assembly Official Records & Security Council documents • .xsp • Does not include sales publications – these are in a subscription database called the UN iLibrary 3
  4. 4. World Bank : Open Knowledge Repository & Open Data 4
  5. 5. OECD 5
  6. 6. IMF • Browse for information by country – full text of IMF reports • Browse publications by series – World Economic Outlook, Regional Economic Reports, Policy Papers, Working papers, etc • Search Documents & Publications by keyword or browse by author/subject • 6
  7. 7. IMF Data • Free access to macroeconomic and financial data • Includes Balance of Payments Statistics, Direction of Trade Statistics, International Financial Statistics • Browse pre-defined tables by country and indicator • Bulk download facility • 7
  8. 8. Contact me …. Jennie Grimshaw Government and Official Information British Library 8