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Economic Inequality

How to Find Research Articles

  How to Find: Articles

Click on the tabs in this section for a quick how-to on when and how to access both general multidisciplinary research databases and subject-specific databases.
  START HERE: Watch the short tutorial video on the right to learn some quick tips and steps for searching the library's research databases.        


NEXT: Click on the tab Journal Articles

  Journal Articles


General databases are research databases that contain materials (articles, data sets, images, charts, and more) from a wide variety of publications that cover many different disciplines. Start here when searching for academic articles.


NEXT: Click on the tab News Articles
  News Articles

  Working Papers

Click The National Bureau of Economics Research defines working papers as "intended to make research available to other economists in preliminary form to encourage discussion and suggestions for revision before publication." Working papers are extremely important in Economics research.
It's a good idea to check authors' websites, or one of the article databases such as EconLit, to determine if articles that began as working papers have now been published.