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I. Library Catalogs:
EZRA - Library catalog for Wittenberg
OhioLINK- Combined catalog of more than 80 Ohio academic libraries
WorldCat - Use Interlibrary Loan to borrow these books.
III. Databases for Finding Journal Articles--and more
Econ Lit - Basic
index to journal articles on economics.
Academic Search Complete - Indexes around1600 magazines and journals;
many are full text.
JSTOR - A rolling backfile with full text of 37 economics journals, going back to issue 1
and coming up to about 5 years ago.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe. All full text. A very rich source, Lexis-Nexis indexes
approximately 5200 magazines, newspapers, and other sources, most going back
as far as 20 years.
New York Times - Historical - Full text of the New York Times from its inception in 1851.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts1975 - present - A basic index for journal articles in political science, international relations, law, and public administration/policy. Some full text.
International Political Science Abstracts -
-or go to the Thomas Library web site to access the full range of Indexes and Databases.
IV. Locating Journals
Online and In-Library Periodical Titles - Journals the library has, electronic and print
At Other Ohio academic libraries:
OhioLINK Central Catalog (Note: you cannot get periodicals via OhioLINK;
use Interlibrary Loan instead.
Locating journals can be tricky, difficult, and generally exasperating. If you run into trouble, a reference librarian will be glad to assist you.
V. The Web
Relevant Web Sites : A Sampler
Bureau of Econonic Analysis (BEA) -
Economagic Economic Time Series Page -
Economic History Services - Its purpose is to "provide resources and promote communication
among scholars. . ."
Economic Statistics Briefing Room - From the White House, this site "serves as a
single resource for recent data on basic federal economic indicators." (Choice reviews)
Economics Research Network -
EPI DataZone - Provides about 50 time series dealing with labor market, earnings, and income
data organized in four areas: Wage and Compensation Trends, Family Earnings and
Income Trends, Prices, and Low Wage Labor Market Indicators.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis FRED Database -
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) -
Federal Reserve System Beige Book -
Resources for Economists on the Internet - Sections include Data; News Media;
Other Internet Guides; Jobs, Grants, & Academic Advice; and Neat Stuff
US Bureau of Labor Statistics -
US Census Bureau Home Page -
Web Ec - Gateway to tons of links, "an effort to categorize free information in economics
on the WWW."
World Bank - or the World
Development Report (annual)
Ref. HC59.7 .W659 1997
World Bank Prospects for Development - A searchable site
United Nations - or the World Economic and Social Survey (annual)
Ref. HC59.U374 1998
International Monetary Fund - or the International Financial Statistics Yearbook
Global macroeconomic and financial policy site - Updated daily, this site
has three main divisions: Current News, Hot Topics, and Interesting Readings.
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean - From the United Nations,
this site includes press releases, interviews, speeches, as well as PDF versions of
relevant publications, including the Economic Survey of Latin America and the
Caribbean, Foreign Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean, and
Social Panorama of Latin America. (Choice Reviews)
Contact Kristen Peters with quick questions or to set up an appointment for an individual consultation. You could also contact the reference desk for help or stop by anytime the library is open.
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