World Bank Online Resources and Mobile Apps

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Online Resources and Mobile Apps. Convenient access to World Bank research and data from your desktop or pocket! These web portals and mobile applications allow you to quickly and easily access essential World Bank knowledge on your computer, iPad, or iPhone! From authoritative publications to comprehensive data to unique mapping and visualization tools, the World Bank provides a wealth of information on international development at your fingertips.

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Highlightsn Search across all World Bank Publications in one place n One-click social bookmarking icons for sharing content pages, abstracts, and search and browse resultsn Individual user accounts for content alerts, saving, exporting, and sharing n More COUNTER compliant usage statistics including usage by content typen Athens and Shibboleth authenticationn e-book purchase options for non-subscribers For free previews or subscription information, please contact us at onlineresources@worldbank.org Online Resources and Mobile AppsWorld Bank eLibraryelibrary.worldbank.orgNew Platform! New Features!The World Bank eLibrary is the World Banks full-text collection of more than 6,000 books, reports, journals and other documents on social and economic development. The new and improved eLibrary platform makes finding World Bank publications easier then ever.Convenient access to World Bank research and data from your desktop or pocket! These web portals and mobile applications allow you to quickly and easily access essential World Bank knowledge on your computer, iPad, or iPhone! From authoritative publications to comprehensive data to unique mapping and visualization tools, the World Bank provides a wealth of information on international development at your fingertips.The Complete World Development Report Online wdronline.worldbank.org New Free Resource!The Complete World Development Report Online is an essential research tool that provides all WDRs since 1978 all in one place.Highlightsn Search and browse across and within all 30+ WDRs at oncen Create, save, and share your own Custom e-books from WDR chaptersn Access the critical WDR background papers for reports since 2005n Quickly save and bookmark content and searches using My WDR accountsn Links to the data behind the reportsn Quickly see how development thinking has changed over the yearsTo try this new FREE resource or for more information, contact onlineresources@worldbank.org.FreeWorld BankAvailable for iPhone. doingbusiness.org/iphone Doing Business at a Glance draws on the data and information from the World Banks popular flagship Doing Business which measures the ease of doing business according to business regulations in 183 economies. Once downloaded, this new free app offers portable access to the most recent rankings and data from 2010 and 2011 without the need for an Internet connection. Doing Business at a Glance lets you: n View the 2010 and 2011 rankings and indicators, along with business reform summaries for each economy n Compare 2010 and 2011 rankings and indicators from economy to economy or economy to region n Sort economies by their ease of doing business ranking or any of the other rankings and indicators n Read the complete published Doing Business 2010 and Doing Business 2011 reportsF R E E M O B I L E A P P L I C A T I O N SStay tuned for more great mobile applications from the World Bank!Debuting in early 2011 is a new mobile application about World Bank IDA and IBRD Results, that focuses on the Banks impact on poverty reduction and economic development. Another new mobile application providing a pocket guide to the World Bank will be available in 2011. Visit bit.ly/WBmobile to keep current with new app and mobile product releases, including apps for other devices, and link directly to the App stores once new applications are launched.New! Doing Business at a Glance World Bank ResultsGoing MobileYour Pocket Guide to The World Bank GoinG MoBile!World Bank Publications www.worldbank.org/publications Questions? E-mail us at onlineresources@worldbank.org The reference of choice on developmentWorld Bank Publicationsfacebook.com/worldbankpublications twitter.com/WBPubsKeep current with whats going mobile at bit.ly/WBmobile!World Bank Open Datadata.worldbank.orgRecognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to development, the World Bank Group now offers free, open, and easy access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards and international development indicators. F R E E O N L I N E R E S O U R C E S Available in English, Arabic, French, and Spanish!World Bank eAtlasesThese new websites offer thematically focused eAtlases that let you map and graph key indicators that measure development progress. With each World Bank eAtlas, you can n Map indicators by latest available data (per country) or a given year, with panning and zooming capabilities n Compare maps or graphs of two indicators side-by-siden Find indicators by word search or through related themesn Create time-series graphs for specific countriesn View data in a ranking order table or bar graphn Alter map colors, intervals, and moren Bookmark, export as images or data files, import, and shareAvailable datasets at data.worldbank.org World Development Indicators (WDI)Global Development Finance (GDF)Africa Development Indicators (ADI)Global Economic Monitor (GEM)Doing Business (DB) Plus more than 40 others!New! World Bank DataFinderAvailable for iPad and iPhone. Visit data.worldbank.org/news/datafinder-for-iphone for more information or download the app at bit.ly/DataFinder The free World Bank DataFinder app lets you access 50 years of World Bank data on global economic indicators, chart and visualize that data, and share those charts for use in your presentations, research, and projects. The DataFinder is perfect for students, professors, economists, researchers, and anyone looking to quickly access global economic indicators and trends. In addition, you cann Display charts with multiple countries and indicators n Easily switch between table, line and bar charts n Save reports to your Favorites n Share reports via email and CSV files The free World Bank InfoFinder app makes finding information about the World Bank and its new Access to Information Policy simple and easy! It providesn The complete Access to Information Policy in seven languagesn How and where to find World Bank information and publicationsn Live feeds of new documents for six regions covering 180 developing countriesn GIS maps of Depository Libraries and Public Information Centers (PICs) around the worldF R E E M O B I L E A P P L I C A T I O N SNew! World Bank InfoFinderAvailable for iPad and iPhone. www.worldbank.org/wbaccess or search for World Bank in the iTunes Apps StoreNew! The World Bank eAtlas of Global Developmentbit.ly/WBOnlineThis forthcoming eAtlas organizes 179 indicators from the World Banks development database into 25 key themes, such as How Poor is Poor?, Children at Work, People on the Move, and Energy Security and Climate Change. Available in April 2011.New! The World Bank eAtlas of the Millennium Development Goals data.worldbank.org/mdg-atlasThis new eAtlas lets you map the indicators that measure progress on the eight MDGs. Derived from the World Banks premier data source, World Development Indicators, the eAtlas contains data for more than 150 economies, with 60+ indicators used to monitor 18 targets for the 8 major goals established by the U.N. Millennium Declaration. www.worldbank.org/publicationsWorld Bank PublicationsWorld Bank Open Datadata.worldbank.orgRecognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to development, the World Bank Group now offers free, open, and easy access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards and international development indicators. F R E E O N L I N E R E S O U R C E S Available in English, Arabic, French, and Spanish!World Bank eAtlasesThese new websites offer thematically focused eAtlases that let you map and graph key indicators that measure development progress. With each World Bank eAtlas, you can n Map indicators by latest available data (per country) or a given year, with panning and zooming capabilities n Compare maps or graphs of two indicators side-by-siden Find indicators by word search or through related themesn Create time-series graphs for specific countriesn View data in a ranking order table or bar graphn Alter map colors, intervals, and moren Bookmark, export as images or data files, import, and shareAvailable datasets at data.worldbank.org World Development Indicators (WDI)Global Development Finance (GDF)Africa Development Indicators (ADI)Global Economic Monitor (GEM)Doing Business (DB) Plus more than 40 others!New! World Bank DataFinderAvailable for iPad and iPhone. Visit data.worldbank.org/news/datafinder-for-iphone for more information or download the app at bit.ly/DataFinder The free World Bank DataFinder app lets you access 50 years of World Bank data on global economic indicators, chart and visualize that data, and share those charts for use in your presentations, research, and projects. The DataFinder is perfect for students, professors, economists, researchers, and anyone looking to quickly access global economic indicators and trends. In addition, you cann Display charts with multiple countries and indicators n Easily switch between table, line and bar charts n Save reports to your Favorites n Share reports via email and CSV files The free World Bank InfoFinder app makes finding information about the World Bank and its new Access to Information Policy simple and easy! It providesn The complete Access to Information Policy in seven languagesn How and where to find World Bank information and publicationsn Live feeds of new documents for six regions covering 180 developing countriesn GIS maps of Depository Libraries and Public Information Centers (PICs) around the worldF R E E M O B I L E A P P L I C A T I O N SNew! World Bank InfoFinderAvailable for iPad and iPhone. www.worldbank.org/wbaccess or search for World Bank in the iTunes Apps StoreNew! The World Bank eAtlas of Global Developmentbit.ly/WBOnlineThis forthcoming eAtlas organizes 179 indicators from the World Banks development database into 25 key themes, such as How Poor is Poor?, Children at Work, People on the Move, and Energy Security and Climate Change. Available in April 2011.New! The World Bank eAtlas of the Millennium Development Goals data.worldbank.org/mdg-atlasThis new eAtlas lets you map the indicators that measure progress on the eight MDGs. Derived from the World Banks premier data source, World Development Indicators, the eAtlas contains data for more than 150 economies, with 60+ indicators used to monitor 18 targets for the 8 major goals established by the U.N. Millennium Declaration. www.worldbank.org/publicationsWorld Bank PublicationsHighlightsn Search across all World Bank Publications in one place n One-click social bookmarking icons for sharing content pages, abstracts, and search and browse resultsn Individual user accounts for content alerts, saving, exporting, and sharing n More COUNTER compliant usage statistics including usage by content typen Athens and Shibboleth authenticationn e-book purchase options for non-subscribers For free previews or subscription information, please contact us at onlineresources@worldbank.org Online Resources and Mobile AppsWorld Bank eLibraryelibrary.worldbank.orgNew Platform! New Features!The World Bank eLibrary is the World Banks full-text collection of more than 6,000 books, reports, journals and other documents on social and economic development. The new and improved eLibrary platform makes finding World Bank publications easier then ever.Convenient access to World Bank research and data from your desktop or pocket! These web portals and mobile applications allow you to quickly and easily access essential World Bank knowledge on your computer, iPad, or iPhone! From authoritative publications to comprehensive data to unique mapping and visualization tools, the World Bank provides a wealth of information on international development at your fingertips.The Complete World Development Report Online wdronline.worldbank.org New Free Resource!The Complete World Development Report Online is an essential research tool that provides all WDRs since 1978 all in one place.Highlightsn Search and browse across and within all 30+ WDRs at oncen Create, save, and share your own Custom e-books from WDR chaptersn Access the critical WDR background papers for reports since 2005n Quickly save and bookmark content and searches using My WDR accountsn Links to the data behind the reportsn Quickly see how development thinking has changed over the yearsTo try this new FREE resource or for more information, contact onlineresources@worldbank.org.FreeWorld BankAvailable for iPhone. doingbusiness.org/iphone Doing Business at a Glance draws on the data and information from the World Banks popular flagship Doing Business which measures the ease of doing business according to business regulations in 183 economies. Once downloaded, this new free app offers portable access to the most recent rankings and data from 2010 and 2011 without the need for an Internet connection. Doing Business at a Glance lets you: n View the 2010 and 2011 rankings and indicators, along with business reform summaries for each economy n Compare 2010 and 2011 rankings and indicators from economy to economy or economy to region n Sort economies by their ease of doing business ranking or any of the other rankings and indicators n Read the complete published Doing Business 2010 and Doing Business 2011 reportsF R E E M O B I L E A P P L I C A T I O N SStay tuned for more great mobile applications from the World Bank!Debuting in early 2011 is a new mobile application about World Bank IDA and IBRD Results, that focuses on the Banks impact on poverty reduction and economic development. Another new mobile application providing a pocket guide to the World Bank will be available in 2011. Visit bit.ly/WBmobile to keep current with new app and mobile product releases, including apps for other devices, and link directly to the App stores once new applications are launched.New! Doing Business at a Glance World Bank ResultsGoing MobileYour Pocket Guide to The World Bank GoinG MoBile!World Bank Publications www.worldbank.org/publications Questions? E-mail us at onlineresources@worldbank.org The reference of choice on developmentWorld Bank Publicationsfacebook.com/worldbankpublications twitter.com/WBPubsKeep current with whats going mobile at bit.ly/WBmobile!