OECD Archives


The Library & Archives team can deliver some official documents or publications digitally. For archival content which is not available in digital format, the OECD Research Centre can be opened to the public upon request. Please fill in the visitor registration form below to request to visit on-site. We will reply to you within 48 hours.


Research centre policy

The OECD Research Centre is open 5 days a week from 9h00 to 12h00 and 13h30 to 17h45.
During lunch break (12h00 to 13h30) it is not possible to remain on OECD premises.
Researchers are welcomed until 16h00.

All electronic storage devices will be verified by staff before any connection to OECD computers.

There are wifi facilities available at the Research Centre.


The collection

The OECD Library & Archives collection dates from 1947. It includes records from the Committee for European Economic Co-operation (CEEC) and the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation (OEEC), predecessors of today's OECD.

The collection contains items which document the Organisation's work including agendas and minutes of Council and committee meetings, background documents, technical and working papers, publications, press information, and Secretary-Generals’ speeches.

Consulting the collection

External researchers and postgraduate students are welcome to consult OECD publications and archival material, on the OECD premises by appointment.

To plan your visit to the OECD, please complete the online request form and submit it to library&

A professional information specialist will be available to assist you. 

Unclassified documents and those that have been declassified from 1990 onwards are available online at Official Unclassified OECD Documents.



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