Friday, 25 November 2016

Accessing the Economist Online - Library Ireland Week

As part of Library Ireland Week we are promoting a number of our online resources with a focus on newspapers and publications that cover contemporary events.

The Economist remains one of the most read publications for contemporary social, political and economic events.

The Library has access to: 

  • current online content via the Economist website from 1997- present
  • the complete Economist historical archive 1843-2012
  • current print issues located on floor 1 at 330 in the journals section

Current Content via the Economist website
  • Search for the Economist on the Library Catalogue
  • Click on the title to display the username and password
  • Follow the link provided onto
  • Sign into the website using the username/password provided
  • You will now have full-text content to all articles

The Economist Historical Archive
The Economist Historical Archive provides a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2012. This is a total of over 8000 issues offering unique access to historical, sociological, economic and cultural events over the past 175 years.
Browse the Economist Historical Archive
by year and issue

  • Search for the Economist Historical Archive on the Library Catalogue
  • Follow the link to the database
  • Search by date and keyword or browse the issues

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