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EconLit Index to economic literature selected from 600 journals, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, and working papers. More Details... 1969 to present
ABI/INFORM Complete Business, economic conditions, corporate strategies and management techniques, including the forest products industry. More Details... 1971 to present
OmniFile Full Text Mega Less technical information on economics topics. More Details... 1982 to present
ScienceDirect Provides online fulltext access to 1.5 million articles from 1,200 Elsevier Science and Academic Press journals from 1996 to the present. The ScienceDirect database also indexes Elsevier journals prior to 1998. There are 152 economics, econometrics, and finance journals indexed. Set up a personal account to obtain special services such as table of contents mailings. More Details... 1996 to present

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OxResearch Provides articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. Evaluates issues and events within political, social, and economic frameworks. Contains multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. More Details... 1986 to present (delayed 3 months)
JSTOR Multi-subject; emphasis on humanities/social sciences, 70 are economics. More Details... varies (5 year embargo on most recent journals)
Factiva Access to nearly 8,000 sources for news and information, including Dow Jones and Reuter Newswires and the Wall Street Journal , etc., along with thousands of other same-day newspapers, magazines and business-news sources including local and regional newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich web sites, investment analyst reports, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, and historical market data. Factiva tracks news on more companies with over 300,000 company codes. The database also provides access to more than 900 non-English sources, and to key content in 22 languages from 118 countries. More Details... varies with title
LexisNexis Academic The business portion of the database provides indexing to business journals with extensive coverage of both domestic and foreign sources useful for Economics research. Company and industry numeric data are also available for a 20 year period. Indexes news releases, and trade journals and magazines. More Details... 1980 to present

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ProQuest Statistical Insight Provides fast and easy access to statistics produced by the U.S. government, intergovernmental organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, state government agencies, and universities. More Details... Abstracts: 1973 to present; Power Tables 1997 to present
Statistical Abstract of the United States U.S. statistics on population, health, education, employment, public aid, and more. varies