Frequently Asked Questions
Document search[+] How do I access ILO documents?
- Most ILO documents are available in electronic formats in Labordoc. Select "ILO Digital Repository" to limit your search to ILO documents available online. Refine results by collection, item format, language and date.
- Browse the ILO Library’s e-journal collection through Labordoc, searching by title. Note that for copyright reasons, some articles are only available for ILO officials.
Reference help[+] Where should I start my research?
- Browse our Research Guides for essential information on world of work topics such as child labour, gender equality, labour migration, corporate social responsibility, domestic workers, rural development, forced labour and more.
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Physical space[+] When is the Library open?
- The ILO Library’s regular hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00. During the International Labour Conference (ILC) in June, we are open Monday to Friday 9:00 to 18:00.
- The ILO Library also welcomes external visitors who work on a specific topic of research: students, university professors, researchers, historians, librarians and archivists. If you are an external visitor, please follow the instructions to visit the ILO Library detailed in Where to find us
Archives[+] How can I access the ILO institutional archives?
- Please contact the ILO Archives: firstname.lastname@example.org.