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The International Monetary Fund is an international US-based organization of 188 countries focused on international trade, financial stability, and economic growth. For more information see its website.

The IMF eLibrary provides access to IMF publications, including periodicals, studies, ebooks, and statistical tools. This partnership will provide up to 50 editors free access to the IMF eLibrary for one year.


  • You have an account that is a minimum of 6 months old
  • You have a minimum of 500 edits to the encyclopedia
  • You do not already have access to this resource through another library or institution
  • You have made at least 10 edits to Wikimedia projects in the last month
  • You are not currently blocked from editing Wikipedia

If you don't quite meet the experience requirements but think you would still be a strong candidate for access, feel free to apply and you may be considered


Approved editors may

  • Search, view, retrieve, and display portions of restricted content;
  • Electronically save portions of restricted content;
  • Print out single copies of portions of restricted content;

Approved editors will not

  • Share their account logins or passwords with others, or sell their access to other parties
  • Mass scrape or mass download IMF content
  • Systematically make printed or electronic copies of multiple extracts of restricted content available for any purpose.
  • Datamine metadata without permission, in order, for instance, to use metadata for auto-created stub articles.
  • Violate any terms and conditions which appear on the particular pages of the IMF website they are accessing.

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  • Editors should always provide original citation information in addition to linking to IMF resources.
  • Editors should not provide bare links to restricted IMF pages
  • Note (subscription required) in the citation, where appropriate
  • Respect the copyright of IMF, in accordance with Wikipedia's copyright policy and their terms of use
  • Make efforts to provide full citation information in line with the citation examples provided below, or with the examples provided by IMF, where possible
Note that citation styles vary by article, and using every parameter in the example is not a requirement of access; editors can use the style most appropriate to the articles or projects they are working on.


{{cite book|editor=Parry, Ian|title=Implementing a US Carbon Tax|publisher=International Monetary Fund|year=2015|isbn=978-1-138-82536-9|doi=10.5089/9781138825369.071}} {{subscription needed|via=IMF eLibrary}}

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