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:
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 subject databases helping you to find academic books and journal articles on your chosen topic. The Library subscribes to a number of subject databases helping you to find academic books and journal articles on your chosen topic.
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:
Fame Company reports and information service
Orbis Bank Focus database of banks worldwide
Osiris database of listed and major unlisted/ delisted companies around the world
Euromonitor Passport business intelligence on countries, companies, markets and consumers
Statistics and Data
Cross National Times Data Archive comprehensive listing of country data facts from 1815 to present
For other useful databases and resources please see the Business Library resource guide.
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