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Search any terms or theories in Economics, or any economists for a list of reference works.
You can search the U of M Libraries system and locate more handbooks and dictionaries on Economics. Search: "handbook Economics" or "dictionary Economics."
Explore E-Journals - BrowZine Platform
Browse e-journal titles using BrowZine with the categories Economics, Labour Economics, or Political Economy that are accessible at the University of Manitoba Libraries.
Type in a keyword, such as "economics," "labour," or "political economy."
BrowZine app is available for your tablet or phone by its respective OS. Download and configure the institution to "University of Manitoba".
Databases for Locating Economics Research Articles
EconLIT is a comprehensive, indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of the world's economic literature, produced by the American Economic Association. It includes journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, and working papers licensed from the Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics.
RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 81 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The heart of the project is a decentralized bibliographic database of working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components, all maintained by volunteers. The collected data is then used in various services as described below.
So far, over 1,600 archives from 80 countries have contributed about 1.4 million research pieces from 1,800 journals and 3,800 working paper series. Over 35,000 authors have registered and 70,000 email subscriptions are served every week. See below on how you can be part of this initiative.
Click here to learn how to connect Google Scholar with UM Library resources
Google Scholar searches for scholarly literature such as journal articles, theses, and reports from a subset of publishers, universities, and societies. Google Scholar does not permit unrestricted access to licensed, copyrighted material. You can find citations, but you can't necessarily read the articles.
JSTOR is a database of back issues of academic journals, books, and primary sources. With content extending over a century, subject areas include area studies, the arts, business & economics, history, the humanities, law, medicine, science & mathematics, and social sciences.
MSpace is the University of Manitoba's institutional repository, dedicated to collecting, storing, and preserving digital versions of the intellectual output of University of Manitoba faculty, researchers,and students. It contains datasets, undergraduate and graduate theses, historical pamphlets, and other research publications.
Please note: This resource will be unavailable during scheduled maintenance at the publisher's website:
Saturday, Jan. 30, 9:00 pm - Jan. 31, 7:00 am (CDT).
Please note: Users can create a "My Research" account to save searches, documents, and citations (up to 4000). Citations can be exported up to 1000 at a time.
Search interface for a variety of ProQuest databases
Please Note: Scopus has limited functionality with Safari.
Scopus is a multi-disciplinary abstract and citation database which also tracks cited references, allowing users to search for subsequently published papers that cite an original research paper.
Social Science Research Network
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. Each of SSRN's networks encourages the early distribution of research results by publishing submitted abstracts and by soliciting abstracts of research papers around the world.
A longer list of databases is available under Databases.
ANY QUESTIONS? Contact Economics Liaison Librarian: Asako.Yoshida@Umanitoba.ca or Text Me: (204) 227-3587.
The ECONOMIST - "Looking for Articles/Issues?"
The Economist web access: by setting up your own personal account, you will be able to view up to 3 articles per week (1997 volume: 343 issue: 8020 - present).
The full-text content of the Economist is indexed and searchable in CPI.Q from 1988 and also in ProQuest from 1986 (vol. 298, no. 7427).
In order to access the Economist in digital formats (iOS, Android, Blackberry, Chrome Desktop, and Kindle Fire), you need a separate individual subscription at cost. See: http://www.economist.com/digital/apps and for student discount.
Highlights - Selected Sources
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