ITU iLibrary

ITU allocates global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develop the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strive to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide.

Every year, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) publishes around 40 new titles specifically focused on science and technology. In particular, the following topics are covered:

  • Accessibility
  • Broadband
  • Broadcasting
  • Climate Change
  • Cybersecurity
  • eHealth
  • Emergency Communications
  • Internet Technologies
  • Maritime
  • Networks
  • Space Research and Satellite Communication
  • Radiocommunication and Spectrum Management​

ITU iLibrary offers wide-ranging research and knowledge to a variety of audiences:

  • Universities and research organizations
  • Businesses and private sector
  • Government and public administrations
  • Non-governmental organizations and think tanks
  • Libraries


Content items (March 2020):

  • 488 ebook titles
  • 4 370 chapters


Benefits of a subscription:

  • registration to manage institution-wide access via IP authentication and/or username/password login.
  • unlimited number of concurrent institutional users.
  • perpetual access to subscribed content
  • subscription support features such as COUNTER-compliant usage statistics and bibliographic records in MARC21 XML format.