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Welcome to the ILO Library in Nepal

The Library in the ILO’s Nepal is a leading source of knowledge on the world of work and work-related issues. It serves as hub for information on established and emerging work issues, sustainable livelihoods, and the work-related aspects of economic and social development, technological change and human rights in the region.

The Library’s database, Labordoc, contains all ILO publications since 1919 in a variety of languages. It also stores a wide range of printed and electronic material - including journals, articles, reports and training manuals - from other valuable sources, including research centres, NGO’s and other national and multi-lateral organizations. There is a particular emphasis on material from and about developing and transition countries. Approximately 500 new records are added every month.

The Library is also part of the ILO’s Global Information Network and works closely with other ILO libraries in the region and the ILO Library at Headquarters in Geneva.

The ILO also maintains a website on ILO Knowledge Sharing in Asia-Pacific, that includes the ILO's Knowledge Strategy, an inventory of ILO activities, and selected policies from other international organizations. It also offers a Knowledge Sharing Toolkit, giving details of key knowledge sharing concepts and methods, so allowing you to identify which techniques will work best for you.

Visitors are welcome to make use of the Library's collection.

Opening Hours

The Library is open to the general public Monday to Friday 10.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 17.00.