Publishing at the Fund
The Communications Department (COM) oversees publishing at the Fund, including internal and external publications, and communcations such as blogs and social media.
Copyright at the IMF (COMEP) contains copright guidelines, and information on clearance procedures and publishing at the Fund.
Copyright practices and policies are aso in The COM How-To Guide.
Copyright@imf.org for copyright questions
COMEP@imf.org for permission to author external books and articles, and for all other publishing questions
Know the Law - Joint Bank-Fund Library best practices for use of electronic resources
Submit Posts to Non-Fund IMF Blogs - COM clearance procedures
Publishing Procedures and Guidelines - COM documents for publishing books, working papers, country reports, and more
Transparency at the IMF - Archives transparency policy for open access of country documents
Purchasing & Licensing Digital Contents
Use of Published Material & Electronic Resources
The Library Network complies with U.S. copyright laws with regard to the use and reuse of print and electronic library products. This applies to materials that are used by staff in their publications or courses.
Copyright Clearance Center and the IMF
The Joint Library Copyright Clearance Center Annual Copyright License helps IMF and World Bank staff with sharing publications across the institutions and getting permission to use copyrighted content. Check the handout to find out what is allowed through the CCC license.
Click here to view the document.
Ask! a Librarian for general questions about copying and distributing library materials.
E-mail the Joint Library Content Development Group (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions about licensed electronic resources, and copyright permission.