Learn everything about the Globethics Library, its mission and how everything started.

The Globethics Library is a free, open online library aimed at providing quality resources on applied ethics, education and religious studies from all over the world. Content in the library is available in multiple languages and is harvested from more than 3,000 open-access repositories. There are thematic and institutional collections that have been developed with experts and partners, and documents are uploaded by individual Globethics participants, making the library a unique resource for students, researchers and all those interested in deepening their knowledge.

The library has been conceived to share and promote research and reflection on ethics among scholars, especially with and from the Global South, which often faces barriers to participation in the global dialogue on ethics because of a lack of access to knowledge resources.

The library currently holds more than 3.6 million documents, including articles, books, reference works, dissertations, conference proceedings, case studies, and educational resources, accessible free of charge, in full text and via a multi-lingual portal.

The Globethics Library supports Globethics' mission to equip individuals and institutions for ethical leadership ethics with tailored content for higher education institutions, teachers, students and professionals on applied ethics. It offers information and documentation services.

Moreover, it incorporates the holdings of the Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism, GlobeTheoLib for short. GlobeTheoLib was launched in 2011 as a joint project with the World Council of Churches, to provide and enhance online access to theological knowledge and resources for ecumenical theological education and research.

Meet our library team

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Anja Andriamasy

Online Library and Administration Assistant

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Andreas Waldvogel

Programme Executive Online Library

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Dr Ignace Haaz

Managing Editor