World Bank Publications
The World Bank undertakes large projects of research, analysis, and data gathering. The dissemination of that research is a necessary part of the Bank's objectives, because knowledge and information must be shared in order to be valued. The National Library as a depository library of the World Bank is as an active partner in the dissemination of bank materials by promoting them and encouraging their use among different groups of readers. The World Bank Collection contains up to date books, reports, working papers and statistical documentation and covers a broad range of economic and social issues, including development policy, finance, health, education, environment, trade, poverty, climate change, and globalization. The Collection is an open access collection housed in the Search Room of the National Library and comprises of some 1,784 titles. Since 2012, this collection is also online.