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Database Guides: Econlit

Information about using the various databases in the A-Z Online Resources,


What is it?

Econlit contains citations and abstracts for over 735,000 items related to economic research.  These include journal articles, abstracts of books, and working papers.  Topics covered include econometics, economic forecasting, monetary theory, environmental economics and more.

What is it for?

Use Econlit to find information about journal articles and books on economics.

How to access it

Login to the Portal and then choose Econlit from the A-Z List of Online Resources

How to search

See Successful Search Techniques.

Full text?

Econlit contains a few full text articles - click on "linked full text" if this option is available. 

Click on the Find@Stir button Find@Stir button, to check if the library subscribes to the text from another supplier, or to link to the library catalogue to find out if we have the item in paper format.

Refworks ?
Records can be downloaded into RefWorks (a software product for managing references and formatting bibliographies).

Other useful resources

See the Economics Subject Research Guide.

Further help

Click on "help" in the top right corner of the search screen to get detailed information about using Econlit.

Click on "Ask a Librarian" at the top of the search screen, your enquiry will be answered by a Stirling University Librarian.