Library Resources and E‑Journals
All BYU Library resources for economics faculty and students can be found in one convenient and easy to navigate location. The Economics Subject Guide provides valuable resources for learning, research, and publication. There users can search for and access journals, working papers, legal research, books, and other databases. The Data tab is specifically designed to help students locate datasets to download and analyze for research projects.
Please reach out to the Economics Librarian, Maggie Marchant (firstname.lastname@example.org), with any questions.
Frequently Used Resources
Articles & Journals:
The main database for research in economics. Contains articles from premier economics journals. Produced by the American Economic Association.
- ProQuest Business Collection
Broad coverage of peer-reviewed articles and industry publications on economics, business, and related disciplines.
- NBER Working Papers
Early access to research and findings from leading economists. Produced by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
- Journal Citation Reports
Presents statistical citation data that provides a systematic way to evaluate leading journals and their impact on the global research community.
Data & Statistics:
- FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data)
Time series data on a variety of topics related to economics.
- Data Planet
Find, visualize, and download data on a variety of topics including economics, business, and demographics. Also includes resources for teaching with and understanding data (see Data Basics).
An aggregator of statistics on almost any topic.
- New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
The place to go for an introduction to any topic in economics. Includes biographies and bibliographies.
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Collects articles, statistics, and editorials on present both sides of controversial or hot topics.
Helpful Library Services
- Course Reserve
Provide books, articles, and media for students to access in your courses.
- Interlibrary Loan
Request and receive access to books, articles, and other items not available at the BYU library.
- Faculty Delivery Service
Faculty and administrators can sign up to have library materials and interlibrary loans delivered and picked up from their department office.