Microeconomics Research Guide - LSC-North Harris

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*This page has been set up to help Professor Shafiee's ECON 2302 students locate information for the International Project. 

Web sites within the LSC-North Harris Library site:

  • U.S. Government Business and Economy Internet sites. This site holds many of the most valuable resources for your project. Do not overlook seeing what we have here.
  • Use APA style guides to format your papers. 
Wall Street Journal Articles

Articles from the Wall Street Journal "B section" (any article in the "B section" is considered Market Place) can be located in the Reserve Room area or online.

To access the articles from off campus, click on the database link below, input your borrowers card number, then the date for the Wall Street Journal, and browse for those in "Section B," the section will be listed after the page. This video tutorial gives you step-by-step instructions.

  • Wall Street Journal (LSCS Libraries)
    (ProQuest) Provides full-text coverage from January 2, 1984 to the present.  Must have NHC barcode to access electronically from off-campus.

An example of a Market Place article is listed below.

To access the article, click on the title.

All Companies Need Innovation; Hasbro Finds a New Magic
Carol Hymowitz. Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition). New York, N.Y.: Feb 26, 2007. p. B.1

The "p. B.1" is the location of the article in section "B" of the paper.

You may choose any article from the "B section" of the paper to fulfill this assignment.

Databases available for Student use

These databases can be accessed directly from campus for remotely through a borrower's card number.

Business Source Complete

LexisNexis Academic - for Business information Video tutorial

APA Format Guides

APA Herding Cats Sample Paper 2010 (includes in-text and works cited pages in a pdf format).
Citing Print and Other Sources (from The Purdue University On-line Writing Lab (OWL))

APA Style Handout:


Government Periodicals related to Business

Alphabetical List of Online Government Periodicals

Advanced Report on Durable Goods Manufacturers' Shipments and Orders SuDoc No. C 3.158/2:M 3-1

Commerce Business Daily SuDoc No. C 1.76:

Compensation and Working Conditions SuDoc No. L 2.44/4:

Current Business Reports. BR Monthly Retail Trade Sales and Inventories SuDoc No. C 3.138/3:

Current Construction Report. C25 New One Family Houses Sold SuDoc No. C 3.215/9:C 25
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS1499 back issues only

Current Construction Reports. C40 Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits SuDoc No. C 3.215/4:C 40-

Economic Indicators SuDoc No. y 4.EC 7:EC 7/

FDIC Consumer News: News and Information on Consumer Issues from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation SuDoc No. Y 3.F 31/8:24/

Monthly Labor Review SuDoc No. L 2.6:
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS806 Current issue 

Monthly Product Announcement SuDoc No. C 3.163/7:

Monthly Statement of the Public Debt of the United States SuDoc No. T 63.215:

News. The Consumer Price Index SuDoc No. L 2.38/3-2:

News. The Employment Situation SuDoc No. L 2.53/2:

Occupational Outlook Quarterly SuDoc No. L 2.70/4:

PPI Detailed Report Producer Price Index SuDoc No. L 2.61:

Reports and Testimony Government Accounting Office SuDoc No. GA 1.16/3:

Small Business Advocate SuDoc No. SBA 1.51:

Social Security Bulletin SuDoc No. SSA 1.22:

U S Export Sales SuDoc No. A 67.40:

APA Format Guides



Formatting a Research Paper in Microsoft Word




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