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This web site is a starting point for researching economics at the Dulaney-Browne Library. It is not intended to be a comprehensive guide. However, the site is intended to help students understand the various sources available and how to begin research on economic topics. All print sources can be found at the Dulaney-Browne Library unless otherwise stated. The information presented here is intended for college students, who are new to library research or new to the economic subject matter.
Monographs (books) can be located using the Library Catalog. Following are some examples of subject headings for researching economic topics:
Journals that are accessible via the Internet are listed under the database they are indexed by. This is not a comprehensive list. You may need your OCU email username and password to access electronic resources.
Dictionaries and encyclopedias are a good place to start your research because they can give you a broad overview of the subject as well as terminology to use in subject searches. (These are all part of the reference collection and are library use only.)
Dictionary of Business and Economics
Dictionary of Economics 4th ed.
Dictionary of Economics 5th ed.
Dictionary of Economics and Commerce 6th ed.
Dictionary of Economics and Financial Markets 5th ed.
Encyclopedia of American Economic History (3 vol.)
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Economics
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Modern Economics
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Economics 2d ed.
MIT Dictionary of Economics 4th ed.
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (4 vol.)
North American Industry Classification System
Reuters Glossary of International Financial & Economic Terms 3rd ed.
Handbook of Key Economic Indicators
Handbook of United States Economic and Financial Indicators