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- Labordoc is the ILO institutional repository. We have digitized ILO printed documents for your convenience. Labordoc gives you access to ILO publications from 1919 until today.
- A wide variety of information resources are also available through LabourDiscovery.
- ILO Digital Collections
- Research Guide
- Finding Aids
|Everything in our collections / I’m not sure||We recommend Labordoc |
• Find content in the Library and beyond: digital collections and online resources, including books, journals, news, ILO documents, and publications from the ILO, UN, other international organizations and academic publishers.
• A handy default option to help get you started
|ILO Documents||We recommend Labordoc |
• Thousands of full-text digital ILO documents
• Find digital and print documents in one place
• Refine results by collection, item format, language and more.
• Select "ILO Digital Repository" when searching
|Labour statistics||We recommend our Research Guide on Labour Statistics |
• Search ILOSTAT for statistics by topic or by country
• Discover comprehensive country profiles
• Search the statistical databases of other international organizations
|Labour legislation and standards||We recommend our Research Guides on national and international labour law |
• Search NORMLEX for information on International Labour Standards
• Search NATLEX for national labour legislation
• Search other specialized legal databases
|E-journals||We recommend e-journal search |
• Browse the ILO’s extensive e-journal collection
• Search by title, keyword, or subject
Note: for copyright reasons some articles are only available for ILO Officials.
|Overviews of Labour topics||Browse our resource guides for essential information on topics such as child labour, corporate social responsibility, domestic workers, and rural development. |
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