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ECHS 3066: Research Seminar in Economic History

Fall 2020

About this guide

""Welcome! This guide highlights key resources for conducting effective research for the economics senior thesis, including the following: 

  • Reference sources to find background information on your topic
  • Catalogs and e-book collections to search for books in print and online
  • Databases for locating scholarly journal articles, reviews, and working papers
  • Reliable strategies for finding and sources of data and statistics
  • Database for locating news articles, transcripts, and videos
  • Databases for locating other primary sources such as U.S. government documents and other primary source digital collections
  • Resources for citing your sources and writing in economics
  • Tips to to help keep textbook costs down
  • Remote library services during the Covid-19 pandemic

If you need assistance identifying additional resources, search terms or strategies, please schedule a research consultation

Image: "Women with sign "Freedom and Jobs for All Americans Now", n.d., via NYPL Digital Collections

 

Background information

Consult scholarly reference sources to get an overview of a topic, an introduction to a theory, definitions to discipline-specific terms, and more.