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Following are the major databases the Consortium Library offers for searching for articles and other content on economics.
Indexes journal articles, books and book chapters, dissertation references, and working papers on economics. Note: EconLit has been moved to the ProQuest platform, due to licensing issues with the former vendor (FirstSearch).
- NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) Working Papers
Full-text research papers written by NBER economists on a broad range of topics. November 1994 to present.
- Business Source Premier
Largest business database provided by the Library also includes good coverage of economics.
- ABI/INFORM Complete
Nearly 3,900 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information.
Contains more than 10 million journal articles and book chapters from the publisher Elsevier. Run searches and set up alerts or RSS feeds to topics or tables of contents from your favorite journals.
- Academic Search Premier
One of the Library's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, it provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study.
- Social Sciences Citation Index (via Web of Science)
Provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in approximately 5,900 of the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals. Coverage is from 1991 to present.
- Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
JCR allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. It can show you the:
Most frequently cited journals in a field
Highest impact journals in a field
Largest journals in a field
- World Development Indicators
Premier data source on the global economy.
Materials relating to all aspects of agriculture, botany, forestry, plant and animal science, and nutrition. Thousands of articles cover the economics of the fishing industry.
- Oxford Business and Economics Reference Collection
Premier publisher of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks, covering accounting, business, economics, finance, banking, human resource management, and statistics.
- Wall Street Journal
Eastern Edition of the financial newspaper of record, with excellent coverage of the state of economic conditions in the United States.
- LexisNexis News
Provides access to thousands of domestic and international newspapers, newswires, news magazines, and other news sources.
- American Economic Association
Information for economists provided by the American Economic Association. AEAweb includes electronic editions for members of the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Literature, and the Journal of Economic Perspectives.
- Liber8 (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
A well-organized economic information portal for students and librarians.
- Alaska Economic Trends
From the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, this monthly publication tracks changes in employment, demographics, health care, education, and many other themes that impact Alaska's economy.
- An Introduction to the Economy of Alaska
A very useful, recent overview of the forces that shape Alaska's economy, by Gunnar Knapp, UAA Professor of Economics, based in the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER).