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Online resources introduction

Brief introduction

The pages here provide a brief introduction to a wide range of online resources of particular relevance to students of both Economics and Development Studies. If you would like to suggest any resources that you think we should have a link to, please use our Online resource link suggestion form.


Provides information about locating, accessing and using ebooks provided by the University of Cambridge


Provides information about locating, accessing and using ejournals provided by the University of Cambridge

eCounterItems (CamTools)

Provides information about locating and accessing eCounterItems i.e. scans of heavily used book chapters designed to support Undergraduate and MPhil courses within the Faculty of Economics and Centre of Development Studies.

Software Support

These pages provide access to :

  • Links to the extensive collection of software manuals maintained by the Marshall Library which support all of the main types of statistical modelling software used by the Faculty of Economics.
  • Links to various online software support sites

Economics Subject Repositories

Provides links to repositories from a range of institutions containing specifically economics related full text material such as journal articles, book chapters, books, working papers and conference papers.

Institutional Repositories

Provides links to general online repositories from a range of institutions which, although not specifically economics related, do nevertheless contain material relevant to economists.


The pages here provide links to a variety of databases. These include company information, dissertations, ebooks, ejournals, working papers and sources of statistical information.


These pages provide links to a wide variety of statistical data sources originating from the UK and other national and international organizations. There are also links to sources of historical statistics.

Blogs and podcasts

A very short list of blogs and podcasts, covering Economics, Politics and Social history.