The World Bank

In support of its dual mission to end extreme poverty within a generation and boost shared prosperity, the World Bank Group publishes a large selection of research and knowledge products. Publications include authoritative reports that feature research from some of the world’s top development economists and practitioners, handbooks to train and aid practitioners, scholarly books that contribute to the development debate in universities and think tanks, and outreach publications for general audiences.

The World Bank eLibrary is a subscription-based website designed for the unique needs of researchers and libraries. Built on a state-of-the-art publishing platform, the World Bank eLibrary offers a number of value-added features and functionality for easier discovery, access, citing and using World Bank publications and research. It contains the full collection of all World Bank books, journals, flagship reports, and working papers since the 1990s plus country and regional data from World Development Indicators. Content covers a broad range of global and regional topics including policy; governance; conflict and security; climate change; energy; education; health; urban and rural development; infrastructure; trade; economics; and international development. MARC records are available for all content as well as indexing in the major discovery products.

ACCUCOMS represents the World Bank eLibrary throughout Latin American and the Caribbean. For more information contact