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.
  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.
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.
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 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. 
Scopus - no password required, but access is available only from the ISET building. Scopus is owned by Elsevier and Searches in Scopus also incorporate searches of patent databases is a bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles. It covers nearly 21,000 titles from over 5,000 publishers, of which 20,000 are peer-reviewed journals in the scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences (including arts and humanities). ScienceDirect - is one of the largest online collections of published scientific research in the world. It is operated by the publisher Elsevier. Offers access to more than 60 journal titles in Economics, Econometrics and Finance. Elsevier journals are not included in any other collection.
 ScienceDirect - no password required, but access is available only from the ISET building. Offers access to more than 60 journal titles in Economics, Econometrics and Finance. Elsevier journals are not included in any other collection. ScienceDirect is one of the largest online collections of published scientific research in the world. It is operated by the publisher Elsevier.
Cambridge University Press - no password required, but access is available only from the ISET building. currently publishes over 300 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas, Cambridge journals are accessible worldwide in print and online.
 Oxford English Dictionary (OED) - It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You’ll still find these in the OED, but you’ll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

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