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Find books, articles, journals etc.


Selected resources

Bibliography from the American Economic Association.

ISI Web of Science
Citation database from about 12000 journals.

World Bank eLibrary
Contains about 6000 books and reports from the World Bank.

Probably the biggest bibliographical database in economics with links to full text.

OECD iLibrary
Almost all books, journals, reports and statistics from OECD.

Contains Elseviers' journal database Sciencedirect and the citation database Scopus.


Encyclopedias and handbooks

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online
Classic dictionary of economics dating back to 1894.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences second edition
Contains about 4000 detailed entries in the social and behavioral sciences.

Handbooks in Economics
The classic handbook series in economics.

Oxford handbooks online
About 734 handbooks.

Factiva - International newspaper database

Where can I find printed books in economics in the library?

Statistical databases

Full access to United Nations trade statistics from more than 200 countries.

Penn World Table
Provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts for 189 countries/territories for 1950-2009.

International Monetary Fund IMF eLibrary Data
Complete subscription to books, journals, and statistical databases from the IMF.

World Bank Data Catalog
Covering almost all the World Bank statistical databases.

The World Wealth and Income Database ( (Alvaredo, Zucman, Anthony B. Atkinson, Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez)

TITLON - Financial database
National financial database for higher education. Login-interface comes up when you hit "FETCH DATA" in the spreadsheet (allow macro and edit function). Use your normal University of Oslo username and password.

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Library courses

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Other resources

The Economist

Up to one Week embargo.

Financial Times

One Month embargo.

A large global news database

Alltop Economics
One of the most relevant aggregator sites for relevant blogs and news feeds in economics.

History of Economic Thought Website
A comprehensive information source for history of economic thought Gonçalo L. Fonseca.

Europa World Yearbook
A useful reference about social, political and economic changes to all countries in the world. Updates annually.

JEL Classification Codes Guide
Very useful classification system used by economists.

Browzine- Economics

A good service to keep up with new issues of journals. Use "My Bookshelf" to create you own selection of journal titeles, and "My Articles" to save articles for later reading. Recommended.

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