The Digital Repository of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) offers online access to over 35,000.
Documents in the repository date from the first publication in 1948 through to the most recent titles and are available to download. The repository holds monographs, periodicals, annual reports, conference proceedings and official documents, written by over 8000 authors in five languages.
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, has said of the repository:
“In line with our open-access policy, we’re making available to the international community all the documents that have given shape to ECLAC’s thinking, which for more than six decades has aimed to contribute to the development of Latin American and Caribbean countries”
Titles that can be accessed include:
The repository aims to increase the visibility and impact of ECLAC’s work and guarantee the lasting and safe preservation of its intellectual property in the long term, among other goals.
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