Already consulted some of the Core Scientific Databases in the left column and didn't find the information you need? Try consulting one of these options - these databases are especially well suited for research in Agriculture and Resource Economics.
- AgEcon Search
Free archive of full text articles in agricultural and applied economics includes archived copies of many important journals in the field (often with archival, not current, coverage). Most of these journals are also indexed in EconLit.
This database of over 3.6 million records covers every major agricultural subject, including agricultural marketing, farm management, and water resources.
- Berkeley Electronic Press
Full-text, peer reviewed, quality-rated electronic journals from the BE Press.
- Business Source Complete
Full-text business resource database.
- Digital Dissertations
A source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Full text is available from 1997 to the present.
A first stop for Economics research, this database is the source of citations and abstracts to economic research in over 400 books, journals, dissertations, and working papers.
- JSTOR: Economics
Archival collection of journals.
- NBER Working Papers Online (NBER)
Full text of working papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Worldwide cooperative database of economics articles is similar to EconLit, but with less authoritative coverage of the core journals and more coverage of (and links to) working papers and other unpublished scholarship.
- Social Science Citation Index
One of three "ISI Web of Science" databases. Under the heading "Citation Databases", select Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI). Indexes over 1700 journals from 1956-present.
- USDA Economic Research Service
Full text of papers from the USDA's research service.
- Agricultural Statistics Annual
Publication of the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. Annual publication providing summary statistics for all areas of agriculture.
- Balance of Payments Statistics
From the International Monetary Fund (IMF), summarizes, for a specific period, the economic transactions of an economy with the rest of the world. Reports total goods, services, factor income, and current transfers an economy receives from or provides to the rest of the world as well as capital transfers and changes in each economy's external financial claims and liabilities.
Provides access to interactive charts, quotes, industry analysis and intraday stock screeners, market news and commentary. Charts can be e-mailed. The Interactive Charting option allows users to select from seven different charting styles, modify visual effects, and use various technical analysis indicators on the same graph.
- Census of Agriculture
Results of the most recent (2007) census, as well as links to data from earlier census reports.
Offers a comprehensive list of free, easily available economic time series data useful for economic research, in particular economic forecasting.
- Economic Census
Profiles of American businesses, from the U.S. Census.
- Economics, Statistics and Market Information System (ESMIS)
A collaborative project from Cornell University and the USDA. Includes over 2,500 reports and datasets for U.S. and international agriculture and related topics.
Links to statistics and reports from federal government statistical agencies.
- Finding Federal Statistics
A guide to statistics produced by the U.S. federal government.
- Global Agricultural Trade System (GATS)
From the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service. Includes "international agricultural, fish, forest and textile products trade statistics dating from the inception of the Harmonized coding system in 1989 to present".
- Global Development Finance
From the World Bank; provides information for 129 developing economies worldwide. Data begins in 1970.
- Historical Statistics of the United States
"The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history."
- International Financial Statistics
From the International Monetary Fund, includes full-text statistical data from 1996-present.
- Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
A clearinghouse for social science data sets. For information regarding ICPSR access at the University of Maryland, see the College of Behavioral and Social Science's
- Statistical Insight (Proquest)
Provides access to statistics produced by the U.S. government, major international and intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, state government agencies, and universities.
- Maryland Agricultural Statistics
Links to statistics and reports from the US Department of Agriculture.
- Maryland Statistics
A guide for locating statistical sources on Maryland, from the UM Libraries.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States
Published since 1878, "the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States."
- USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System
Reports and datasets produced by the US Department of Agriculture.
- World Development Indicators Online (WDI)
Provides direct access to more than 550 development indicators, with time series for 200 countries and 18 country groups from 1960, where data are available. Data export options in Excel or ASCII.