The Economist is an English-language news and international affairs publication. It is published weekly and although called a newspaper it looks like a glossy magazine.
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The Economist's primary focus is global news, politics and business. However you'll also find relevant sections on science, technology, and the arts.
Every two months, they also release an in-depth report on certain hot topics. Every three months a technology report called Technology Quarterly is released which focuses on trends and developments in science and technology.
The publication offers various columns focusing on:
The most current issue of the Economist is kept behind the Service Desk on Level 2. Please ask a member of staff for it.
The most recent four years are shelved in the Philip Robinson Library at shelf mark PER 330 ECO on Level 1.
In The Economist Archive you can use the advanced search:
You can register for a free account on the Gale platform. This will allow you to:
You will also be able to save personal notes and comments in a notepad window.
This help sheet is a very brief overview of how to get started with accessing our different subscriptions for The Economist. Once logged into the platform please see the help section which has some good hints and tips.
Further information is also available on their social media accounts: