Learning Resources

African Journals Online (AJOL)

African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals.

Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Etablissement public au cœur du dispositif français de coopération, l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) agit depuis plus de soixante-dix ans pour lutter contre la pauvreté et favoriser le développement dans les pays du Sud. Elle soutient également le dynamisme économique et social des Outre-mer.

Brill Online Books and Journals

Brill Online Books and Journals is among the richest scholarly sources of its kind, with the full text of near 200,000 book chapters and journal articles, covering the Humanities, International Law and Biology. Available only on campus

CENSUS Bureau - United States

The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

Columbia International Affairs Online

Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.

Compendium of Court Decisions

This database contains selected judicial decisions in which domestic and international courts have relied on international labour standards and other international legal instruments to resolve the cases brought before them.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

Open Access Books

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.


Full text electronic journals list

EBSCO host e-journals

Journal articles. Full text and abstracts Available only on campus


ECOLEX is a database providing the most comprehensive, global source of information on environmental law. ECOLEX is operated jointly by FAO, IUCN and UNEP.


European Union legal data and information. Full text.


Journal articles on economics and social sciences. Bibliographic with some full text.

European Commission - Green Public Procurement

Useful links

Foreign Law Guide

The Foreign Law Guide (FLG) is an essential database offering relevant information on sources of foreign law, including complete bibliographic citations to legislation, the existence of English translations and selected references to secondary sources in one virtual destination. Approximately 190 jurisdictions are systemically covered and updated by a global team of experts.

GEM - Global Economic Monitor (World Bank)

A new World Bank online subscription service, updated daily, providing analysis of current economic trends, economic and financial data indicators.

Hein Online

Contains more than 1,800 volumes of international law publications in pdf format.


All ILO maps and charts are available under a Creative Commons 3.0 IGO license. You can use it, share it, link it, embed it (not for commercial purposes) provided you credit the ILO.

ILO Databases

Collection of databases produced by the ILO.

ILO Research Guides

The ILO Research Guides point you to the most relevant and reliable sources on a given topic.

ILO Resources for researchers

The ILO is the world’s major resource centre for information, analysis and guidance on the world of work. Research accompanies and reinforces all of the Organization’s practical activities, and the ILO is universally regarded as an authoritative source of statistical information.


ILOSTAT is the world's leading source on labour statistics.

IMF eLibrary

Provides access to the IMF's periodicals, books, working papers , studies, data and statistical tools, including : International Financial Statistics (IFS), Balance of Payments Statistics (BOP), Direction of Trade Statistics (DOT) and Government Finance Statistics (GFS). Covers information and perspectives on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade, technical assistance and poverty reduction.

International Journal of Labour Research

This journal was established to provide a vehicle for disseminating recent research on labour and social policies from trade union researchers and academics around the world. This journal is multi-disciplinary and will be of interest to trade union researchers, labour ministries and academics of all relevant disciplines worldwide - industrial relations, sociology, law, economics and political science. Each focuses on a specific theme and the journal is published twice a year in English, French and Spanish.

International Labour Review

The International Labour Review is the world’s leading multidisciplinary journal of labour market institutions and economics. Its aim is to advance academic research and inform policy debate and decision-making in these fields by bringing together the original thinking of lawyers, economists, sociologists, political scientists and industrial relations specialists on a broad range of labour market policy and social protection concerns.


Includes over 1,000 leading academic e-journals across the humanities, and social sciences. (Following collections in JSTOR are accessible: Arts & Sciences I, IV, VII, IX and Business I, II, III.). Available only on campus


ILO Library's database of publications on the world of work. Full text and bibliographic.

Latin America Newsletters

Regional and country news, data, politics and economic trends. In English and Spanish


Legislation, case law, legal literature and news. Full text. Available only on campus


OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Available only on campus

Oxford Public International Law

Oxford Public International Law (OPIL) is a comprehensive, single location providing integrated access across our international law services, bringing you one step closer to the perfect research solution. Available only on campus


Journal and news articles. Full text and abstracts.

RIGA - Rural Income Generating Activities

Rural households in the developing world are involved in a variety of economic activities, as part of complex livelihood strategies. Agriculture, while remaining important, is not the sole nor, in some cases, necessarily the principal activity of the poor. The Rural Income Generating Activities (RIGA) project aims at promoting the understanding of the role of such activities for poverty reduction and development.

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 89 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The heart of the project is a decentralized bibliographic database of working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components, all maintained by volunteers. The collected data are then used in various services that serve the collected metadata to users or enhance it.


Research4Life is the collective name for five programmes – Hinari, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI – that provide developing countries with free or low-cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online. Research4Life is a public-private partnership of WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, ILO, ITCILO, Cornell and Yale Universities, the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers and up to 160 international publishers. The goal of Research4Life is to reduce the knowledge gap between high-income countries and low- and middle-income countries by providing affordable access to scholarly, professional and research information. Since 2002, the five programmes have provided researchers at more than 9,000 institutions in more than 120 low- and middle-income countries with free or low-cost online access to up 100,400 leading journals and books in the fields of health, agriculture, environment, applied sciences and legal information.

Sage journals and publications

Journals by title and by discipline (Social Science & Humanities, Health Sciences, Life and Biomedical Sciences, and Materials Science and Engineering and their corresponding disciplines). Available only on campus

TED Ideas worth spreading

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

Taylor & Francis publications

As one of the world's leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks, reference works, and databases, our content spans all areas of the humanities, social sciences, behavioural sciences, science, technology, and medicine. Available only on campus

The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country information, news, politics and economic trends. Available only on campus

The Kluwer Law Online website

The Kluwer Law Online website offers: Our full collection of journals; An increasing selection of looseleafs; Browsable tables of contents; Bibliographical information in HTML format; Full-text documents in PDF format (to view and print PDF files, please install the free Adobe Reader); Advanced navigation and search functionality within and across titles; Online availability 3 to 4 weeks prior to print publication. Available only on campus


Contains international data sources on agriculture, education, employment, energy, environment, health, human development, industry, information and communication technology, national accounts, population, refugees, trade and tourism for all countries and regions. Also provides statistical terms with their official definitions, and the series and classification which use each definition.

UN iLibrary

The United Nations iLibrary is the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations. It provides librarians, information specialists, scholars, students, policy makers, influencers and the general public with a single digital destination for seamlessly accessing publications, journals, data, and series published by the United Nations Secretariat, and its funds and programs. Available only on campus


On-line Resources and Webcasts


WIPO is the world's most comprehensive source of data on the intellectual property (IP) system, as well as of empirical studies, reports and factual information on IP. Whether you are seeking statistical, legal or technical information, this page is a gateway to WIPO unique collections of resources and reference material. All the publications and data collections are freely available online.


WIPO Lex is a one-stop search facility for national laws and treaties on intellectual property (IP) of WIPO, WTO and UN Members. It also features related information which elaborates, analyzes and interprets these laws and treaties. It provides streamlined access to reference material of key importance for optimal information on the global IP System.


Presents trade agreements entered into by WTO members and covering goods, services and intellectual property and spell out the principles of liberalization, and the permitted exceptions.

WTO documents online

Presents trade agreements entered into by WTO members and covering goods, services and intellectual property and spell out the principles of liberalization, and the permitted exceptions

World Bank ELibrary

The World Bank eLibrary is the WB's subscription-based collection of nearly 8,000 books, reports, journals, and working papers dating as far as the 1970’s. Publications in pdf format. Full text.