Resource Library

This page contains core documentation for ACLED users — such as the Codebook, Terms of Use & Attribution Policy, quick guides, lists of spatial and temporal coverage, and further information about the organization. Additional information about specific methodological decisions can be found on the Methodology page.


Event Definitions

Data Columns

Methodology Overview

Coding Review Process

Country/Time Period Coverage

ISO Codes

Using Strategic Developments

ACLED History

FAQs: Fatality Methodology

FAQs: Sourcing Methodology

General User Guide

Media Guide

Humanitarian Guide

Keeping Your Dataset Updated

Terms of Use & Attribution Policy

Access Guide

FAQs: Registration & Access Model

API Guide