ISET Library

Students at the library
The ISET library holds the best modern economics collection in the South Caucasus region.  

The libraryprovides electronic access to thousands of economics, business and social science journals, as well as hard copies of modern economics reference materials.

Through collaboration with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, ISET serves as a repository for reports and publications of these organizations. The library is also home to the donated collection of late Princeton University economics professor Robert E. Kuenne, and the social science collection of the Caucasus Research and Resource Centers.

The library is open to the public 10:00-21:00, including Saturday. It provides a quiet reading room, multiple workstations and free Wi-Fi access to the internet.  

 Koha is Electronic Catalog providing online access (from within ISET’s computer network) to bibliographic information on thousands of books, journals and other publications included in the ISET library Readers can search the catalog using keywords, reserve library materials that are currently on loan, and review their library status. 
CLICK HERE TO ACCESS KOHA.

Electronic journal subscriptions:

 EconLit no password required, but access is available only from the ISET building.
The American Economic Association's authoritative index and 500+ full text journals, many of which are unavailable from other full text databases. Dozens of full text books, including The Handbook of World Trade.

JSTOR Arts and Science collections I and II - no password required, but access is available only from the ISET building.
Includes the complete back runs of more than 200 titles, including the core research and society-published journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences.

 Contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998 - currently (October 2010) 1 000 journal issues, 2 900 working papers, 2 500 multi-lingual summaries, 6 200 e-book titles, 14 000 tables and graphs, 21 000 chapters and articles, and 390 complete databases with more than 4 billion data points. Login and Password information is available upon request from the ISET librarian.

 EBSCO - no password required, but access is available only from the ISET building.
Includes about 5500 full-text electronic journals, newspapers, newsletters, as the first stop to search for an article. Unlike JSTOR, it does not have issues from earlier than the 1980s, so the two major collections are mutually complementary.

 EconPapers - no password required. EconPapers provides access to RePEc, the world's largest collection of on-line Economics working papers, journal articles and software.

 UNIDO provides technical assistance to introduce best practice methodologies and software systems to monitor and assess productivity performance and use it as a guide for policy-making.
Statistical products of UNIDO are widely disseminated through the annual publication of the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics, production of INDSTAT4, INDSTAT2 and IDSB databases and online data portal of the Statistical Country Briefs available on the UNIDO website. Login and Password information is available upon request from the ISET librarian.

 IMF eLibrary  - no password required, but access is available only from the ISET building. The data interface, which allows unified access to all statistical databases, is located at http://elibrary-data.imf.org.
The text materials are located at  target="_blank">http://www.elibrary.imf.org/

 ADB Publication no password required, but access is available only from the ISET building. Knowledge creation and knowledge sharing are integral to ADB's work in the Asia and Pacific region. Every year ADB publishes a wide range of studies, statistical reports, working papers, books, briefs and awareness-raising materials. ADB partners with well-established libraries across the region who have agreed to house ADB's collection and to promote its use among a diverse group of users. 

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