The IDE Library boasts a wide selection of materials and resources to assist research dealing with the economics, politics and social issues of developing countries and regions in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Oceania, and East Europe.

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IDE Library

Finding Materials

Electronic Resources

Visitors to the library can use e-Journals and databases free of charge.

Find e-journals by title or ISSN

Not all of the back issues can be available depending on which supplier we contracted and when.

Browse e-journals by title

To find a specific journal, use “A-Z Title List.” Journals are listed in alphabetical order.

[ A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | 0-9 ]

Search for the specific article by CitationLinker

If you have citation Information of specific journal article such as Journal title(or ISSN), Vol./No. and starting page or DOI, search with Citation Linker from the link below. It will navigate you to get full text seamlessly by Link options such as OPAC search, ILL Request, or search Open Access contents etc. when the fulltext is not available online.

Find databases

To find articles on a specific theme or by a specific author, search the publishers’ databases. You have access to table of contents and article abstracts even without the library’s subscription, and, to get the full-text of an article, use the interlibrary loan (ILL) service. is a website that collects and aggregates articles from African news organizations, as well as documents and releases from hundreds of governmental, nongovernmental and international institutions. You can access its searchiable archive containing over 5 million articles.

CNKI-CAJ (China National Knowledge Infrastructure - China Academic Journal Full-text Data)provides the journal index of scholarly articles from 9,800 titles. You can also access to the full-text articles of all issues in the fields of (G) Politics / Military Affairs / Law, and (J) Economics & Management.
List of Journal titles for (G) Politics / Military Affairs / Law, & (J) Economics & Management. (Updated April 2021)

Academic articles from about 300 economics journals can be searched.

Brazilian newspaper "Estado de S. Paulo" can be read from the first issue.
*Only available on the specific PCs. Please inquire at the counter.

Global Trade Atlas (GTA)
GTA is a trade statistics database covering 177 areas and countries provided by IHS Inc.

This database provides the full text to more than 600 legal journals (mainly published in the United States).

IMF Data
International Financial Statistics (IFS) provide by IMF data is a standard source of statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance.
Approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries starting in 1948. Includes exchange rates, fund accounts and the main global and country economic indicators. Printed editions, and CD-ROM edition of IFS are also available in the library.

Ingenta Connect
This service provides the table of contents and full text of about 29,000 journals. In general, full text is available for a fee, but 50 journals to which the library subscribes are available for free. Articles written in 1988 and later can be searched.

About 700 humanities and social sciences journals are available from the first issue all the way to the last 1 or 5 years.
Please note that JSTOR does not provide the latest issues since it is an archive website. However, those journals to which the library separetly subscribes can be accessed all the way up to the latest issues on other websites. Please search journals by clicking on the first letter of the title under "Titles" above. You will see the link to the other websites if the latest issues are available.

KIOSKO Y MÁS is a WEB service of newspapers and journals published in Spain and some Latin American countries. The IDE Library offers access to the following newspapers through this service.
Peru : La República  Spain : El País  Spain : ABC
*Only available on the specific PCs. Please inquire at the counter.

NBER Working Papers
It provides bibliographic and full-text information of NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) working papers from the newest back to June 1973. Abstracts for papers published after 1993 may also be viewed. Some 700 working papers are published a year, and later, many of them appear in academic journals. You can limit searches by keyword, and by JEL classification code for papers published after 1991.

Political Science Database
Political Science Database contains over 450 leading political science and international relations journals. It also includes thousands of recent, full-text, political science dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities and other sources such as EIU country reports.

PressReader provides current issues of newspapers from all over the world (over 2000 titles) in the original form.

Science Direct
The full text of all back numbers (first issue to 1994) of the 16 Elsevier journals and 71 economic, econometric and financial journals is available. A full-text search can be performed on about 1,800 journals, and for journals to which the library is not subscribed the table of contents and abstracts can be browsed.

Subject Files of US State Department's Office of the Republic of China Affairs (1951-1978)
This collection consists of the various records from the Office of the Country Director for the Republic of China, such as briefing books, correspondence, memoranda, policy papers, reports and statistics. Documents in the collection include aid, education, cultural exchange, financial affairs, foreign relations, international trade and official visits etc.

UN ComTrade
The United Nations Trade Statistics Database contains detailed imports and exports statistics reported by statistical authorities of close to 200 countries or areas. It concerns annual trade data from 1962 to the most recent year.

Wiley Online Library
The Wiley Online Library is Electronic Journals site. The table of contents and abstracts of non-subscribed journals are available in addition to the full text of approximately 40 journals. Some journals even have a cross-reference function linking to the full text of the article's references.