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EconLit (FirstSearch)

Contains citations and abstracts to articles from 712 economics journals and other materials. Covers 1969 to present.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for over 27,000 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,400 peer-reviewed business publications. Subjects include virtually all areas related to business. Coverage for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dates as far back as 1886. Also includes full text country economic reports, company profiles, country reports, SWOT analyses, case studies, and market research reports.


Search nearly 1800 worldwide business, trade, and industry periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Includes the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Covers international business publications as well as city, state, and regional business publications, with publications on every major industry. Also includes over 60,000 company entries with business and executive profiles.

BePress Research Now

A collection of scholarly electronic journals in a variety of subject areas, including economics, business, international business, and marketing.


A journal archive covering arts, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage extends until 3-5 years ago. *Current issues may be available in other databases - to see our complete full-text coverage for a particular journal title, use the Magazines/Journal search in the library catalog.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.

LexisNexis Academic

Full text news, business information and legal research. Includes newspapers, magazines, news wire services, New York Times, trade magazines, corporate profiles, and financial data.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

An index covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Covers 1907-1984. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.

Print Resources

LC call number ranges: HA [Statistics], HC [Economic History & Conditions]

Economic Indicators Handbook, 6th ed.

REF HC 101 .E385
(Compiled from government and corporate sources. Includes a wide range of economic indexes and indicators.)

Encyclopedia of Busine$$ and Finance

REF HF 1001 .E52 2001 [2 v.]
(Includes articles on accounting, economics, finance, information systems, law, management, and marketing. Also, special sections on careers and ethics.)

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences [26 v.]

REF H 41 .I58 2001


Related GTL Research Guides


International Business



RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet (WWW Virtual Library)

WebEc: WWW Resources in Economics (WWW Virtual Library)


Statistical Sources

CPI: Consumer Price Index (U.S. Department of Labor)

Standard index for the cost of living in the U.S.

Economic Accounts (U.S. Department of Commerce) U.S. Government Source

Includes statistics on the United States' economic activity, on the national, regional, international, and industry levels.

Economic Indicators (U.S. Congress, Council of Economic Advisors)

(1995 - present) Monthly data on economic measurements such as levels of output, spending employment, wages, prices in the U.S.

Gross Domestic Product (U.S. Department of Commerce) U.S. Government Source

Penn World Tables (University of Toronto)

"Provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 179 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2000." Includes hundreds of economic indicators sorted by country.

STAT-USA (U.S. Department of Commerce) U.S. Government Source

Covers areas such as housing, trade, employment, economic policy, and monetary statistics in the U.S. (For use in the library only. Please ask for password at Research Help Desk.)

Statistical Resources on the Web: Comprehensive Economics (U. of Michigan)

Large guide covering a range of topic areas, including foreign statistics, finance, labor and trade.

World Development Indicators 2005 (World Bank)

Economic indicators by country, region, or for the world. Also by economic sector or topic. (Complete data available on CD-ROM at the GTL Research Help Desk.)


Last updated 06-20-08