The Cabinet IDSC Library was established in 1987, and was considered one of the basic infrastructure of the center's Decision Support sector. The library provides information sources in different formats and in fields of Decision Support, socio-economic development, management and IT. It also allows IDSC staff as well as external researchers to access local and international databases developed by the library or to which it subscribe. Besides, the library contributes to the development of specialized human cadres and fresh graduated in the area of libraries. It further provides an advisory services to develop Egyptian libraries.