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A comprehensive catalog of items held by a wide-range of libraries including research and public institutions, searchable by author, title and subject. WorldCat covers other formats beyond books but does not index journal articles.
One of the world's largest libraries specializing in development studies.
Searches the catalogs of the World Bank Library and the IMF Library, which have maintained a Joint Library since 1947.
Contact InterLibrary Loan to borrow books from other universities or institutions. If books are available at local academic institutions (i.e. University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University) you may also be able to borrow with your Emory ID card.
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The London School of Economics (LSE) has an important website where they review new Development Studies releases.
The H-Net Book Channel has a section on new books in Development and Public Policy.
Reports, working papers, etc. are often quite important in development studies. Although these resources are often not formally published, the library treats these materials in the Emory collection like books and you can locate them via discoverE. Often, these materials are also available for free on the Internet in organization or general development websites. Emory users also have access to:
The World Bank eLibrary is a collection of the World Bank’s numerous publications, reports, working papers and other related documents. All texts are searchable by both topic and region, and available in full-text. Currently, over 4,500 documents are indexed in the database. The World Bank’s areas of focus include economic and social development, education, environmental issues, health, and finance. Records for World Bank publications are put in discoverE but fuller indexing is found in the eLibrary.