Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

IGO Publications Ready Reference Collection


The following titles may be available in various formats: online, print, CD-ROM, and microfiche. 

  • Links are provided to online resources.  In order to view many of these resources, you must have a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer installed on your computer. You can download a free copy of the reader.
  • Online resources marked with the following symbol are restricted to Columbia affiliates:
  • The call numbers given refer to print editions, unless the words CD-ROM or Microfiche are appended following the location to indicate a different format.  For serials, only the most current edition is normally shelved in Reference; the older volumes are shelved in library stacks.  None of the titles circulate.
    For an increasing number of titles, no print versions are being produced; call numbers provided are for older editions only.

  • Microfiche with location "Lehman U.S. Government Documents" are shelved in the U.S. Government Documents microfiche cabinets, located in Lehman Library.

General Resources

  • OECD iLibrary
    Note: Online access to all of the OECD publications and databases, including those listed in Publications, is via OECD iLibrary.
  • OECD Factbook
    OECD’s dynamic and comprehensive statistical annual showing a wide range of key statistics for its member countries and major additional countries. For each indicator presented, there is explanatory text including a definition, explanation of long-term trends, and references; a table showing the indicator over a significant time span for all countries covered, and graphics showing the key messages contained in the data. Under each table is a link to an Excel spreadsheet enabling the user to access the data.
  • Statistics Portal (free, non-subscription statistical tables)
    Provides Frequently-Requested Statistics & the OECD Factbook for countries in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Major reference titles listed in Publications.  Print versions available for older editions only.


Note: Columbia University Libraries no longer receives any print publications from the OECD. The call numbers provided below are for older editions of those titles.