Major Research Tools

Dow Jones Barron's & MarketWatch


Website version of the magazine featuring investing analysis, global market insights, news briefs, and a market data center. [Note: users must register an account and then sign in at ]



Coverage: 1886-present

Indexes articles in more than 600 economics journals as well as working papers, books, and dissertations.



A collection of economics working papers, journal articles, and software.

EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History

Full-Text, Reference

Encyclopedia of peer-reviewed entries written by experts in the field. Still a work-in-progress.

Fed in Print

Full-Text, Index

Index of Federal Reserve research publications. For most publications from the early 1990s to the present, includes links to full text.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Full-Text, Reference

Revision (c.2008) of the classic first edition. Features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

Morningstar Investing Center

Data, Full-Text

Comprehensive stock database that includes company financial data and research reports, data and analyst reports on mutual, closed-end, and exchange-traded funds, and investment tools such as portfolio builders, savings calculators, and risk analyzers.

NBER Working Papers


Coverage: 1973-present

Searchable, full-text database of working papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

SSRN eLibrary Database

Full-Text, Index

Searchable database of working and accepted papers on accounting, economics, financial economics, and management. Provides abstracts and, in some cases, links to full text.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Data, Full-Text

Database of business and investment information, including company profiles, financial data, and stock, bond, and mutual fund reports. Includes S&P's Industry Surveys and Register of Corporations.

Wall Street Journal via ProQuest


Coverage: 1984-present

Full text of the Wall Street Journal. Includes limited images, charts and tables.

Web of Science: Social Sciences Citation Index

Coverage: 1955-present

Index covering the journal literature of the social sciences. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work.

Other Suggested Research Tools

Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective


Coverage: 1907-1984

Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.