Development Resources

Development Resources specific online resources that are freely available to researchers in developing and emerging countries.

Development Leadership Program (DLProg)

DLProg, an Australian based globally-operated NGO partnered with the Australian Government and AusAID:  Resources include policy briefs, concept papersresearch papers, and background papers, as well as publications from earlier programs. It also includes a selection of relevant external publications. DLProg addresses the critical role played by leaders, elites and coalitions in the politics of development.


Eldis is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues. Eldis includes over 30,000 summaries and links to free full-text research and policy documents from over 8,000 publishers. Each document is editorially selected by members of our team.

International Development Research Centre

Access to the collection of online reports and magazines from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada. The resource is also available in French.

World Bank: Open Knowledge Repository

The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.

Through the OKR, The World Bank collects, disseminates, and permanently preserves its intellectual output in digital form.