About This Guide
This guide outlines major resources to assist in researching topics in Economics.
Related guides include:
- Company Information
- Industry Information & Market Research
Key Library website links:
2011 Census - 4th Release: Language
Information from the 2011 Census on Language was released on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.
Watch this video for a national overview of the data.
Your Library Card
Your WATCard is your Library card. Use it to borrow books from uWaterloo and other University Libraries as well as to remotely access the uWaterloo Library's electronic resources.
Remote Access to Electronic Resources at the UW Library
To access the Library's electronic resources (Research Databases, E-Journals,
Basic Searching Techniques
- Choose an appropriate resource
- Research Databases
- Specific Journals
- Primary Sources
- Break down your topic
- imagine the title of the ideal book or magazine article
- identify the key concepts
- think of synonyms or alternate words for each of the key concepts
- Use appropriate searching techniques
- boolean operators (and, or, not)
- phrase searching
- truncation/wildcard symbols
- field searching
- setting limits
- refining your search (using subject headings/descriptors and other terminology)