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Economics

Welcome to the subject guide for Economics - your guide to using the library resources, services and facilities for your subject.

Welcome to your University Library: getting started.

Welcome to University of Edinburgh Libraries

A short (3.5 min) video highlighting the key services available.  

 

How to use the Library (presentation slides)

Finding Library Resources - DiscoverEd

Use DiscoverEd to find books, ebooks, journals, ejournals and more. Sign into your Library Account using EASE.

DiscoverEd Help FAQs

Databases

More resources for Economics

Full database list A-Z

Working Papers and Repositories

Research and Statistical Data

More data listings at the Research Data Service

News

Economist
Full text of the weekly publication which covers international politics and business news and opinion.

Access on and off campus. For off campus access please use the University VPN - Access to the University network via the VPN.

Financial Times FT.com
Access via the library specific url which will ask for your EASE login. First time users will be asked to register for an individual account with their University email. Users will need to authenticate at least once every 90 days or be removed and need to re-register.
UK and international business, finance, economic and political news

Factiva
International news including Dow Jones and Reuters newswires. Also company profiles, industry and stock market information. No images including. 

Access on and off campus. For off campus access please use the University VPN - Access to the University network via the VPN.

Nexis UK
UK and international news, business and industry information. No images included.
Select: Academic Sign-in>UK Access Management Federation>University of Edinburgh

Full news list 

Finding Library Resources

 

The print collection for Economics is held in the Main Library with most books available on the second floor and the ground floor HUB.

The Main Library also provides open-access computing, printing and a range of study spaces.

Can't find what you need?

Request a book or other teaching resource

Request an Inter-Library Loan

To request a new journal subscription, or other resource, please send an email using the 'Email Me' link.

Citing and Referencing

Citing and referencing is an important part of good academic practice. Guidance from the Institute of Academic Development (IAD) - find out more here.

Cite Them Right Online. An online tool to help you to understand referencing for a range of sources. 

Resource Lists

The Resource Lists service provides online reading lists for courses at the University of Edinburgh. Search by course title or code.

Note: not all courses use Resource Lists

Resource Lists