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ECON 111-03 Principles of Microeconomics (Seneviratne)

For Professor Prathi Seneviratne - Fall 2013

Use Sources to Find Sources

News & magazine articles, blog posts, trade magazines and other journalistic sources can help you identify research organizations that are likely to have data.

See this example of a New York Times op-ed article on salmonella and antibiotics. In just a few paragraphs it mentions four places to look.

Kristof, Nicholas. "Cleaning the Henhouse." The New York Times Late Edition (East Coast). New York, N.Y.: Sep 2, 2010. pg. A.35 Accessed via ProQuest Newsstand.

Let the Articles Come to You!

Feed readers let you go to one place to view all new content from a set of publications that you specify. Set up feeds for The Economist, The New York Times, The Washington Post, etc. and just check your reader every day to see new content. Below are just a few of the many options out there available for your mobile device or desktop/laptop computer. 

How to Use This Guide

You need to do some basic research to "fill in the gaps" on a news story on an economic topic. This guide pulls together some of the most relevant library resources for that task. Check out the tabs along the top

and don't hesitate to contact the Research/IT Desk or me with questions.

Recommended News Sources

Note: the pay walls for the web sites of many major papers allow loop-holes for traffic coming from search engines like Bing and Google. Make of that what you will.


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