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IMF eLibrary

Publisher: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Joined: 2013

Type: Online research platform, including statistical databases, books, periodicals and analytical papers.

Content Overview

The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics.  IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies.

Title Listing

More than 17,000 titles and one million data series; archival material to 1948.

See the IMF Collections page.

Subject Strengths

  • Economic data
  • Monetary policy
  • Financial stability
  • Economic development
  • Forecasts and outlooks
  • Poverty reduction

Service Strengths

  • Integrated platform
  • Alerts
  • Favorites
  • Custom book creation
  • Citation tools
  • MARC records

Usage Guides

IMF Text User Guide



Institutions in the following countries can register for access to IMF eLibrary through the process below:

Registration and Access

Registration for IMF eLibrary

Each developing country institution eligible for access is required to register to use IMF eLibrary. If you have not used this resource before you may need to check if your institution is registered and identify the contact person who has your access details. To do this, please go to the subscribed resources registration and select your country and institution.

Access Information

Access by fixed, external IP address only.

Support/Help Contact

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Usage Data Collection

Usage provided at an institutional level by request.

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