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Key Literature Indexes and Collections
EconLit with Full Text
Index of academic literature back to the 19th century (articles, books, working papers, conference papers, and reports).
Full text online of all issues of important core journals (with a 3-5 year lag) back to 19th century, including many in economics, finance, statistics, and business.
Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)
Besides articles, includes extensive book reviews, an annotated list of new books, table of contents of current periodicals, and selected abstracts of articles.
NBER Working Papers
Working Paper Series (National Bureau of Economic Research)
Indexes public policy literature back to 1915, including articles, government documents, and grey literature.
Articles and reports on education, including economic and policy aspects.
Web of Science
Good for following citations (material cited by an author, plus later articles that cite that work).
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Business and economic literature index, including many trade publications and market research report as well as academic literature. From ProQuest.
Business Source Complete
Business and economic literature index, including many trade publications as well as academic literature. From EBSCO.