You can find Economist.com through the library catalogue or by selecting the My Subject tab on our home page and then browsing some of the Business School pages where you will also find lots of other recommended resources.
Once you click on the link to access the website you can start browsing their resources immediately. Our subscription entitles you to unlimited access to all content including the digital version of the weekly Economist magazine; plus back issues. This resource is for campus use only.
Use keywords to find Economist articles and information in the Google Custom Search box at the top of the page. Your results can also be refined by Images, Print Editions, Blogs or Topics. There are articles and analysis on, for example, Business and Finance, Economics, and Culture. You can also contribute to Blogs and Debates on current affairs.
You can also choose to email articles to a recipient or you can print a copy for yourself. Check reprints and permissions if you want to reproduce material. There is also the Economist Espresso which is a new daily app that can be downloaded onto your Smartphone or to your inbox. For International Business and Trade, Marketing and Economics students there is a useful annual Global Opportunity Report. Consisting of 145 pages it maps and assesses new opportunities derived from a new set of global risks each year. Sustainability of natural resources and extreme weather dominates this year.
In order to save articles or create alerts you will need to register. You can register with any email address when working on campus. Should you want to access your account from off campus it is essential to install Web Proxy. Your login details will then be recognised and you will continue to get unlimited access to Economist.com. Once you have an account you can use specific tools to build your own collection of resources. For example, saving articles to a reading list called Timekeeper.com. And every day you will receive the Editor’s five top news picks; so if you want to test your memory try the on-line weekly news quiz to stay on top of the headlines.
This website also has a jobs section where you can display your CV to prospective employers and create short lists and job alerts by setting search criteria such as sector, profession and location.
This is a really useful business resource so please make use of it. However, if you prefer to read the paper version of the magazine it can be found on the journal display shelves in the café at the front of the library.