Purpose of this guide

This guide is designed to help provide you with subject support identifying the most useful resources for Economics.

Getting Started using the Library

The best place to start searching for resources for your course is your online reading list and LibrarySearch.

The Library also subscribes to a number of resources that can help provide a useful introduction to a topic:

Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online

Oxford’s Very Short Introduction

Researching for Assignments

For assignments you will need to go beyond your reading list and do your own independent research. The Library subscribes to a number of economics-related databases helping you to find academic books and journal articles on your chosen topic. Additionally, you can check-out the wide range of economics journals that are available to you.

  • Click here to access all Library economics-related databases
  • Click here to explore the range of Economics journals available to you

Economic Resources

As well as traditional academic sources you will need to use economic data and financial information and the library subscribes to a number of specialist resources enabling you to find this information:

Company Information

  • Click here to access all Library Company Information Resources

Market Research

  • Click here to access all Library Market Information Resources

Statistics and Data

  • Click here to access a wide collection of economics-related data/statistics
  • Click here to access a range of software relating to economics data/statistical analysis

Grey Literature

  • Click here to access economics grey literature resources
  • Not sure what’s meant by Grey Literature? Check out this video via the University of Guelph

News Resources

  • Click here to access a range of national & international news resources

Suggest a Resource

We are keen to encourage you to suggest additional resources that may bring additional value to the resources contained in this resource subject guide. If you feel that there is something missing (e.g. resourcevoices or perspective), then fill out this form and we will try our best to include your suggestions.

Online Resources

As well as the resources that the library subscribes to there is a lot of useful freely available information available on the internet. To help navigate this the library has created a reading list with links to some useful websites