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Commerce Research Library - Home: Home

Home page of the Commerce Research Library website. The Commerce Research Library is a federal library serving the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Upcoming Library Events

Featured Video: Industry Reports

In this quick video learn about our top resources for industry reports: Statista, EIU Viewpoint, Lexis, and Bloomberg.

Library News

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Trade Data Monitor aggregates and organizes trade statistics according to the Harmonized Standard (HS) codes from over 110 countries. TDM provides powerful searching and convenient full data export with Excel that is useful to monitor imports, study the global economy, and help companies find export markets.


Commerce staff stationed in the Herbert C. Hoover Building and all ITA now have access to Trade Data Monitor. For access, please request an account (this credential is separate from your OpenAthens account).


Register now for our upcoming Trade Data Monitor 101 training. This training will introduce you to the platform and provide an overview of the breadth and depth of the content available to you.

Now Available International Energy Agency Data & Publications


Access International Energy Agency data and publications via the OECD iLibrary. Browse Statistics to find data on CO2 emissions from fuel combustion, coal data, electricity data, energy prices and taxation, energy technology R&D, forecasts, natural gas data, oil data, renewables data, world energy statistics and balances.


Register now for our upcoming Discover OECD & IEA Data and Publications training. This training will introduce you to the OECD iLibrary platform and provide an overview of the breadth and depth of the content available to you.

Checkout our latest booklist

Our latest booklist Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility is available now! Check out our entire collection of booklists here.

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The B-BOLD Employee Resource Group has opened its Book Club to all Commerce staff. Their August 2022 pick is The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah-Jones and it is available from the Library in print and digital for HCHB staff.

Please email Natasia Harrison or Joshua Kaplan to join the book club email distribution list for updates and links.

Coming Soon! IEEE Xplore Digital Library | Statista

The Commerce Research Library is pleased to inform you that HCHB users will soon have access to IEEE Xplore Digital Library and Statista!

Stay tuned for more information!

Regional Economic Outlooks are available for free from the International Monetary Fund.

These reports discuss recent economic developments and prospects for countries in various regions. They also address economic policy developments that have affected economic performance in the regions, and discuss key challenges faced by policymakers. They address regional policy developments and challenges, and provide country-specific data and analysis, including through analytical pieces on issues of interest to a particular region.

Books Flying

Now that we're transitioning back to the office, we want to know what and how you like to read! Take our 3-question survey to help us get you the resources you need in the format you want.

Fill out our survey!

Did you know you can request articles/books that fit within our collection if we don't have them? Submit a request today!