Answered By: Brock Edmunds
Last Updated: Oct 04, 2018     Views: 321

Boston University's access to The Economist in full-text (with charts and images, etc.) is generally limited to the past 12 months in print form. Access to The Economist is also available electronically through the ProQuest ABI/INFORM Collection (1992 - present) and Gale Business Insights (1988 - present), however, that content may be limited to HTML format (not pdf) which means charts and images would not be included.

  • The Economist at Boston University - print availability is limited to the past 12 months, while electronic availability goes back to 1988 (Gale) but is limited to HTML format.
  • The Economist (through RBDigital Magazines) provides full-text electronic access to The Economist through the Boston Public Library. In addition to using a BPL ecard, it is necessary to create an account with RBDigital to access the content. BPL's access includes the latest issue and goes back about 4 years. This content is also accessible through mobile devices.
  • Economist Historical Archive may also be accessed from the Boston Public Library through a BPL ecard and this resource provides a completely searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2014. While Boston University also has access to many years of older content through microfilm, it is much easier to access it through the Economist Historical Archive.

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