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Help and FAQs

How to Sign Up for users

Anyone anywhere in the world with an internet connection can search, read, share and embed all WTO books and reports via the online reader feature. Content can be downloaded if your institution has a subscription.

All users can read WTO iLibrary content by clicking on the READ icon. READ editions are optimized for mobile devices and can be read online wherever there is an internet connection - desktop computer, tablets or smart phones. They are also shareable and can be easily embedded.  

Subscribers can download and use other formats available on the WTO iLibrary. Most content is available in PDF format. Some content is also offered in HTML format.  If you would like to access these formats and services, please contact your library to ask about subscription access.

FAQs:

What is WTO iLibrary?
The WTO iLibrary is an online collection providing easy access to thousands of books and reports created by the WTO and available for search, share, and download in one place. 

What are the key features of the WTO iLibrary?
The WTO iLibrary platform offers useful research features: full-text search, user-friendly navigation, granular search results down to chapter level.  Content is available in both PDF and HTML format.

What types of content can I find on the WTO iLibrary?
It includes books, working papers, information notes and dispute settlement reports. 

How many titles are currently available on the WTO iLibrary?  
There are 1,800 titles and 13,500 chapters on the platform

Is there multilingual content?  
Yes. Content is available in the three official languages of the WTO (English, French and Spanish) 

Can I access WTO iLibrary on a tablet or mobile device?  
The platform is optimized for both desktop and mobile devices. 

Can I download the content on my computer?
Anyone anywhere in the world with an internet connection can search, read, share and embed all WTO titles via the READ Online feature. Content can be downloaded if your institution has a subscription.  

Please note that a personal user account does not provide access to downloadable content. This function is only available to institutional subscribers. 

How can I subscribe to the WTO iLibrary?  
WTO iLibrary subscriptions are available to public and private institutions, libraries, and organizations. We suggest you contact your library to see if they hold a subscription to the WTO iLibrary or you may contact [email protected] Subscription features allow for institution-wide use and download of the WTO iLibrary content and provide specific resources to libraries for cataloguing and user analytics. Contact us for more information: [email protected] 

Our institution has a WTO iLibrary subscription. We are having difficulties accessing the content on the site. What should we do?
Please write to [email protected] with your institution’s information and description of the error message. Our customer service staff will get in touch to assist you. 


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