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This guide will help you find reference resources, books, journal articles, working papers, news and statistics related to the study of economics.


 Use these key databases to find journal articles:

General reference works, encyclopedias, handbooks and dictionaries

Consult introductory material or general reference works for a broad overview of your issue or topic, and to identify key concepts, theories and researchers in the field. Introductory material may include :

  • subject or discipline specific dictionaries and encyclopedias 
  • handbooks
  • companions
  • introductions
  • guides
  • histories

Find introductory material by combining a topic keyword with one of the material type descriptors above, e.g. encyclopedia of economics.

These are some examples of introductory material available for this subject in the Library. The list is not extensive, and you should perform your own search to see what else is available in our collections.

Getting started

 Access recommended books, journals, databases and websites for your assignments and research

Ask your librarian Your liaison librarian can provide expert advice for your subject: