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This guide is meant to point researchers in the direction of commonly-used economics resources available at Illinois State University. There are also descriptions of general search strategies to use those resources.

What's in this Section

This section will help you find different types of resources relating to topics in Economics. Each page includes resource lists and/or a discussion of how to access certain types of materials.

  • Use EconLit: This page walks you through some search strategies in a commonly-used economics database, EconLit. 
  • Use PAIS Index: This page walks you through some search strategies to use PAIS Index to find policy-related articles for economics research.
  • Use Nexis Uni: This page explains how to find news aticles using Milner's Nexis Uni database.
  • Evaluate Articles: This page lists suggestions for evaluating a resource in order to determine relevance and credibility.

If you have questions about anything in this section, or need more assistance finding what you need, please don't hesitate to reach out. You can find my contact information on the right side of the page.


Searching Intro

The video below goes over the basics of searching and accessing resources from Milner Library. If you have questions about navigating the catalog, searching through databases, and requesting items through I-share, watch this video.

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