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The purpose of this guide is to recommend print and electronic resources for conducting research in Economics at Laurentian University. Click on the links on the left to see a variety of research resources that are available.
I am available to assist you in your research throughout the academic year. Please e-mail me to set up a date and time.
Cite your references!
The recommended style manual for Economics is the Chicago Manual of Style. Kate Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is based on the Chicago Manual.
Use Zotero to help import, manage and export bibliographic references in various styles.
Lexicon of Economics. 1988. Online.
MIT Dictionary of Economics. 1986. Print.
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. 2018. Online.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History. 2003. Online.
In the library: The Library User Assistance Desk to your immediate left as you enter the library is a good place to start.
By email: Email the librarian responsible for your faculty for a reply during regular working hours.
By telephone: 705-675-4800, or toll free at 1-800-661-1058, ext. 2
For Distance Education students: Telephone: 1-800-661-1058, ext. 2 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Some may be located by using the library’s catalogue and selecting "Books & eBooks" as the "Material Type" and then further filtering your results by "Available online".
- E-books can also be located by searching in e-book collections. Searching in these collections is the same as searching in a database. Recommended e-book collections can be found below.
Laurentian uses LC Classification. Some patrons may wish to browse for books in the stacks; Economics is classified under Social Sciences (H), more specifically under subclasses HB - Economic Theory. Demography and HC - Economic history and conditions, as well as related to other various subclasses.
HB71-74 - Economics as a science. Relation to other subjects
HB75-130 - History of economics. History of economic theory
HB135-147 - Mathematical economics. Quantitative methods
HB238-251 - Competition. Production. Wealth
HB522-715 - Income. Factor shares
HB848-3697 - Demography. Population. Vital events
HB3711-3840 - Business cycles. Economic fluctuations