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Development BookshelfDevelopment Bookshelf is a specialist peer-reviewed and evidence-based online book and journal collection for International Development policy, practice and research professionals. The collection reflects the learning of multiple agencies and development professionals across a variety of specialist subject areas.
HeinOnlineLegal research database containing fulltext documents (PDF) organized into collections including: Legal Classics, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, Treaties and Agreements Library, Subject Compilations of State Laws, and the United Nations Law Collection.
Fulltext publications and statistical information from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) covering agriculture and food, education and skills, emerging economies and transition economies, employment, energy, enterprise, industry, and trade, environment and sustainable development, finance and investment, general economics and future studies, governance, international development, nuclear energy, science and information technology, social issues and migration, statistics sources and methods, taxation, territorial economy, and transport. NOTE: Some of the statistical data tools in SourceOECD require Internet Explorer.
OUP - Oxford Scholarship OnlineCollection of all titles available on this platform published by OUP. Publication dates include publication dates ranging from 1963-2019, and additions through 2022 covered.
UN iLibraryComprehensive source for digital content created by the United Nations, including journals, data, and series published by the United Nations Secretariat, and its funds and programs. c.70% are in English. Content is organized by series title, publication year and alphabetically.