NUS Libraries subscribes to renowned and authoritative databases to help accelerate the university’s learning, research and teaching opportunities. For the next 2 months, we are offering the #econsbuddy series of workshops that will not only help you get the most out of your Library’s extensive resources on global Economics, but also access to eager-beaver librarians who can help you in your coursework.
Here is a glimpse of what you can expect from the #econsbuddy workshops, which will be held at NUS Central Library, Training Room, Level 6:
|Web CEIC Data Manager||26 Aug, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm||CEIC Data is a collection of statistical datasets collated from authoritative sources such as international organizations and national statistical agencies. NUS Libraries subscribes to the Global Database and the China Premium Database, India Premium Database and Indonesia Premium Database. The latter databases provide greater granularity, with some series down to city level.||Link|
|EconLit||29 Aug, 9:00 am – 11:00 am||EconLit is a database of abstracts produced by the American Economic Association. Documents indexed in EconLit include journal articles, books, dissertations, working papers and book reviews. Coverage of documents start from 1886.||Forthcoming|
|OECD iLibrary||1 Sep, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm||OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It replaced SourceOECD in July 2010. OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).||Forthcoming|
|World Bank eLibrary||1 Sep, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm||The World Bank eLibrary contains journals, monographs and papers produced by World Bank staff in the course of the work to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. It is a good (and sometimes only) source of data on a range of topics covering developing countries.||Forthcoming|