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ECO 201 - Principles of Economics MACRO: Articles/Current Events

Research and Articles

A good place to find articles is in the Library's databases. They contain magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, video files, audio files, and podcasts.  Search any of the Databases for Business & Economics.

Kirtland Librarian recommend:


*Conducting a database search is different than conducting a search with a web search engine.  The database searching guide below provides some helpful tips for searching databases and evaluating sources.

General Reference Center Gold

For more in depth coverage, consider magazines.  You can search for a particular topic or browse the General Reference Center GOLD database.

To browse a recent issue, enter a magazine or newspaper title such as

  • The Atlantic
  • Newsweek
  • The Economist
  • Inc.
  • Mother Jones
  • National Geographic
  • National Review
  • Newsweek
  • The New York Times
  • The New Yorker
  • USA Today
  • The Washington Post
  • Wired

into the search box shown above.  On the results page you will see "Do you want to read (title you entered)".  You can click on that link and then choose to sort by newest (toward top of page) or limit your results by publication date (column on the right). 


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Business Periodicals

The business periodicals carried by the Kirtland Library are listed on the Business Resources page of this guide.

Local & Other News

Find links to local newspapers and other newspaper resources for current events.

Popular News Sites for Current Events

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand:  You can enter a term and search.  Then narrow your results by date, subject, and section by using the column on the right:

Other Helpful Guides

Conducting a database search is different than conducting an open web search.  The Database Searching guide provides some helpful tips to get you started.

Other newspaper resources: