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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is world renowned for their statistics and economic forecasts but the organisation does so much more. Today, with its 37 member countries along with close cooperation with non-member countries, they tackle worldwide issues in the areas of education, environment, development, social issues, employment, taxation, industry and trade. The OECD iLibrary is the research repository gathering all OECD books, papers, databases and data tables into a single platform through which the organization disseminates its intellectual output.
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OECD's Most Popular iLibrary Subscription Packages
iLibrary Books, Papers, and Statistics
This subscription package provides access to OECD's complete knowledge base containing all OECD books and papers published since 1998 as well as a vast collection of statistics, with data going back to the early 1960's and over 80 countries are covered. The collection also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), and the International Transport Forum (ITF). The OECD publishes around 300 new titles each year.

As of March 2021, the items available include:
  • 16,194 ebook titles
  • 86,030 chapters
  • 258,510 tables and graphs
  • 2,540 articles
  • 6,387 multilingual summaries
  • 7,040 working papers
  • 7 billion data points across 44 databases
iLibrary Statistics
OECD Statistics package provides online access to all OECD's published data, irrespective of format. It includes the "live" interactive databases, as well as the statistical annuals and periodicals in any available format: PDF, WEB, XLS, DATA, ePUB, READ. Users can build tables and extract data from across databases as well as working within individual databases. Due to the focused nature of the content, the IEA statistical databases are available in a separate subscription package.
  • Experienced users can access the latest data available to build their own tables and graphs or export the figures to their own analytical software.
  • Key tables of the most popular indicators have been formatted for users to copy and paste into their own reports.
  • OECD.stat is fully integrated, offering multiple export formats (including SDMX).
  • Each database includes detailed metadata to help understand the numbers.
  • Access to statistical books and periodicals dating back to 1998 in PDF format with data offered in WEB, PDF, DATA and XLS formats making it easier to find and cite historical indicators.
iLibrary Books and Papers
The Books and Papers packages covers all OECD's formally published (ISBN/ISSN) monographs, journals, statistical annuals and periodicals, plus working papers since 1998 in 17 subject themes. On OECD's iLibrary every single item, from a complete book down to a table in one of the chapters, has its own home page, DOI and bibliographical metadata allowing users to easily find what they are looking for. Some of the features offered are:
  • Intuitive navigation by theme or country.
  • Granular content so users can search and click directly to tables, chapters or articles.
  • Subscribers have access to support from OECD customer service representatives.
  • Perpetual access to subscribed content.
  • Every content level has a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) and fixed URL.
  • Re-use and download of all subscribed content for institutional purposes is permitted with no further permission required.
  • Content in context so related content is one click away.
  • OECD metadata is indexed by four major Discovery Services EBSCO, WorldCat, Summon and Primo Central.
  • Bibliographic records in MARC21 XML format and KBART Phase 2 Metadata are available to subscribers.
  • Usage monitoring COUNTER4 compliant usage statistics are available to subscribers.
  • Links to previous editions with the option to download any full-text item such as tables or chapters from table of contents.
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Renouf Can Arrange Free Trial Access Periods and Consortia Discount Pricing
Renouf's consortia reached the maximum iLibrary discount being offered to large institutions a few years ago and we are able to offer New subscribers a 30% discount off the Books, Papers and Statistics online only package. The OECD offers one of the most flexible pricing policies in the industry for they base it on the size of the organization, types of academic programs being offered and what the expected usage will be. Visit our OECD Subscription Packages Pricing page, for smaller libraries can receive up to an 80% discount and NGOs are being offered a 90% discount. Please contact us if you would like us to set-up a 30-day free trial period so that you can assess iLibrary before making your purchasing decision.
iLibrary Themes
The OECD not only offers flexible pricing arrangements but they also provide an almost unlimited number of subscription options through their Theme packages. A Theme package includes access to all books published in the subject, as well as related periodicals, annuals, statistical databases and tables. In addition, all working papers and policy papers are made available regardless of the theme subscribed.
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If you have more specific needs than what is offered in a Theme subscription package, the individual products available in each Theme can also be purchased separately. This allows you to create your own subscription package based on your requirements. Please contact us and we would be pleased to assist you in your selection. E-mail us.
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Education in the Digital Age

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Global Outlook on Financing for Sustainable Development 2021
A New Way to Invest for People and Planet

The Global Outlook on Financing for Sustainable Development 2021 calls for collective action to address both the short-term collapse in resources of developing countries as well as long-term strategies to build back better following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The financing gap to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries was estimated at several trillions of dollars annually before the pandemic. more ...

OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2021
Times of Crisis and Opportunity

In immediate responses to the COVID-19 crisis, science and innovation are playing essential roles in providing a better scientific understanding of the virus, as well as in the development of vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. Both the public and private sectors have poured billions of dollars into these efforts, accompanied by unprecedented levels of global cooperation. more ...

OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2020
Sustainable and Resilient Finance

The OECD Business and Finance Outlook is an annual publication that presents unique data and analysis on the trends, both positive and negative, that are shaping tomorrow's world of business, finance and investment. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted an urgent need to consider resilience in finance, both in the financial system itself and in the role played by capital and investors in making economic and social systems more dynamic and able to withstand external shocks. more ...

OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2020

The OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2020 examines trends and analyses emerging opportunities and challenges in the digital economy. It highlights how OECD countries and partner economies are taking advantage of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the Internet to meet their public policy objectives. more ...

Housing and Inclusive Growth

Housing is key to inclusive growth. It is the biggest spending item of household budgets, the main driver of wealth accumulation and biggest source of debt for most households. Housing and the neighbourhood in which people live also have important implications for individual health, employment and educational outcomes - effects that can begin in childhood and can last a lifetime. more ...

Lessons for Education from COVID-19
A Policy Maker's Handbook for More Resilient Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken long-accepted beliefs about education, showing that learning can occur anywhere, at any time, and that education systems are not too heavy to move. When surveyed in May 2020, only around one-fifth of OECD education systems aimed to reinstate the status quo. Policy makers must therefore maintain the momentum of collective emergency action to drive education into a new and better normal. more ...

Man Enough? Measuring Masculine Norms to Promote Women's Empowerment

Masculinities can either support or hinder women's empowerment and greater gender equality. However, a lack of consistent and comparable data hinders efforts to understand and assess harmful, restrictive masculinities. This report identifies and describes ten norms of restrictive masculinities to be urgently addressed within the political, economic and private spheres. more ...