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Economics: Search the literature

Recommended reading

To find a recommended book, journal or article, use the Library Catalogue. To research a subject area use the specialist Library databases listed below.  


New to a topic?

Reference works, such as dictionaries and encyclopedias, can be a good place to start.

Finding literature in economics

When you find a reference of interest, click on links to find out whether the Library provides access to the full document, either online or within the Library's print collection. For help with search skills and evaluating what you find choose Learning at Bath.

Resources on topics and regions

The following resources are useful for in-depth searching. 

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Find newspaper articles

 Reuters Top News

Reuters Top News is available via Thomson One: a real-time global news service covering business, markets, politics and economics news tailored by industry and region. In Thomson One, choose 'market view' to open Reuters top News. 

Thomson One only works with the Internet Explorer browser and it only functions fully in compatibility view mode. Access this mode as follows: go to Tools menu (see the cog) and then choose Compatibility View Settings.

 Financial Times via ABI/Inform

Access to the Financial Times (without registration) from 1996 onwards with a 30 day embargo. 

You need to register to use - please use your University of Bath email address. 

web link icon Financial Times via Nexis

Access to the FT from 1982 onwards with a 30 day embargo. 


1. Connect to Nexis.  Select the Sources tab.  
2. Select the Find a Source option.  Enter Financial Times.  Select the Go button. 
3. Select the Financial Times (London) from the list of sources.  Select the OK-Continue button.
4. The Financial Times then appears in the list of Selected Sources within the Power Search.

database icon The Guardian via Nexis: 1984 onwards.

web link icon The independent: 1992 onwards.

database icon The Telegraph via Nexis: 30 Oct 2000 onwards.

database icon The Times via Nexis: July 1985 onwards.


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