​​​Library Resources and E-Journals

Library Resources

 

All library resources for economics students can now be found online in one convenient and easy to navigate location. Management, Economics, and Government Information (MEGI) provides valuable resources for research and study. Students can search through books, journals, and databases or find subject pages for economics related field such as Financial and Managerial Economics. In addition to aiding in research, MEGI offers recommendations for new books available at the library and other services such as room reservation or research guides. Click here to access MEGI.

 

The Harold B. Lee Library (HBLL) also offers access to the following online dictionaries, journals and articles.  All the following information has been taken from the HBLL website. Click here to access ​the database.


Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, & Handbooks

  • Gale Directory Library
    The Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directory products. Use it to search, sort and export information both from current directory editions as well as prior editions that are maintained as searchable backfiles. Multiple directories can be cross-searched. Or users can mine individual directories for the particular kinds of data they contain, such as financial information for companies, circulation figures for publications, and much more.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).
  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
    The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 leading economists.
  • Oxford Handbooks - Business
    Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management bring together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in business and management. Containing specially commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars, advanced students, and practitioners.

Hot Topics, Pro vs. Con 

  • CQ Researcher
    The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports. Search or browse by topic and/or issue; 1991-present.

Scholarly Articles 

  • ABI/INFORM (ProQuest)
    Scholarly, news, and trade publications in all fields of business. Includes ABI/INFORM Dateline, Global, Trade & Industry, Accounting & Tax resources, and the Wall Street Journal. General coverage ranges from 1971 to the present.
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
    This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
  • Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
    Business Source Premier is a collection of popular business magazines, scholarly journals, and trade publications, including the Harvard Business Review. Business Source Premier covers accounting, banking, finance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, regional studies, sales, trade and technology.
  • EconLit 
    1969 Economic Literature Index. Indexes the world's economic literature from over 350 scholarly journals, dissertations, collected works, conference proceedings and books. Includes selected abstracts plus full text for more than 480 journals. Updated quarterly.
  • JSTOR
    JSTOR focuses on humanities, social science, and more recently, science titles which have proven themselves vital to these disciplines and which have many years of publication, in some cases going back to the 19th century. Also searches ARTst PsycINFO (EBSCO) 1887+ Indexes and abstracts over one million journal, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in 2,000 journals from over 50 countries in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. Provided by the American Psychological Association. Updated weekly. 
  • Risk Abstracts (CSA)
    Encompasses risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk.
  • Web of Science (ISI)
    The Web of Science accesses the Science Citation Index (SCI), Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), and Arts and Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) databases, gathered from over 9,300 scholarly journals. Searches for records by topic, author, source title, author address, cited author, cited work, cited year can be performed separately or combined. Articles are linked to other articles of the same topic. Updated weekly 1974+

Newspaper Articles

  • ABI/INFORM (ProQuest)
  • Factiva
    Global news and business information service including Dow Jones and Reuters newswires, The Wall Street Journal, and thousands of other national and international newspapers in multiple languages. Also provides financial market data and company information.
  • LexisNexis Academic -- News
    A full-text database that provides access to national & international newspapers, as well as magazines, newsletters & journals, and transcripts of television & radio news broadcasts.
  • Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
    Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national and international newspapers, selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full text television and radio news transcripts.
  • Regional Business News (EBSCO)
    Contains the full text of the most recent 30 days of business news wires from all over the world. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic, and other diverse, international news events. Updated daily.
  • Wall Street Journal (1984 to present)
    The Wall Street Journal (ProQuest) offers in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news.

Trade, Industry, & Professional Publications

  • ABI/INFORM (ProQuest)
    Scholarly, news, and trade publications in all fields of business. Includes ABI/INFORM Dateline, Global, Trade & Industry, Accounting & Tax resources, and the Wall Street Journal. General coverage ranges from 1971 to the presen
  • Business Knowledge Research. Provides full-text research reports from the Conference Board on the latest issues in business management and on United States and global economics. It covers topics such as business outlook, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, human resource management, productivity, economic indicators and analysis/forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions. Search listings include abstracts of items.
  • Factiva
    Global news and business information service including Dow Jones and Reuters newswires, The Wall Street Journal, and thousands of other national and international newspapers in multiple languages. Also provides financial market data and company information.
  • LexisNexis Academic -- News
    A full-text database that provides access to national & international newspapers, as well as magazines, newsletters & journals, and transcripts of television & radio news broadcasts.

Creating Bibliographies

  • RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create their own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. They can use these references in writing their papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds. If this is your first time using RefWorks, you will need to sign up for an individual account by creating a personalized login name and password.
  • Zotero
    A free, open-source tool with features superior to RefWorks, EndNote, or ProCite. The primary drawback is incompatibility with the Web of Science/Web of Knowledge database.​