Welcome to OpenDocs, an e-repository of development research from the Institute of Development Studies. OpenDocs consists of three separate areas or communities:

  • BLDS Digital Library (publications from research institutes in developing countries curated by the British Library for Development Studies)
  • IDS Research Community (publications by IDS Fellows and from partner research centres and consortia). If you are an IDS staff member wishing to submit an item, please register using the link on the right and then follow the Guidance on the intranet [IDS members only]
  • Impact Initiative (Publications from the Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Research programme jointly funded by ESRC and DFID)

Select a community to browse its collections.

BLDS Digital Library [6214]
IDS Research Community [5119]
Impact Initiative [217]

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