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World Bank releases 3 new databases for access (2007/01/12)

Dear All,

We are pleased to inform you that the Document Centre of the University Library has received from the World Bank -- one of the international organizations that the Centre has established a depository program with -- 3 valuable databases for our readers' free access. These databases are:

1. World Development Indicator (WDO) 
It provides direct access to more than 600 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to 2005.

2. Global Development Finance Online (GDF) 
It provides direct access to more than 200 debt and financial flows indicators for the 135 countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System. 

3. e-Library
An online, fully cross-searchable portal of over 4,000 World Bank documents. The collection consists of over 1,600 World Bank publications and over 2,400 Policy Research Working Papers, plus each new book and paper as they are published.

All are welcome to try out these databases. Should you have inquiry, please feel free to contact the Document Centre at Ext 8164.

Thank you for your kind attention.


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