Answered By: Edward Bilodeau
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2017     Views: 4839

Accessing the Economist online

To access the full content of the Economist (including both the website and print edition complete with graphs and visuals going back to 1997), go through the Economist Intelligence Unit. Click on from the list on the welcome page.


Accessing older editions of the Economist

For issues prior to 1997, the following table lists the best option for accessing that content.

Years Source Notes
1997 - present Economist Intelligence Unit Click on
1988-1997 Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)

Does not include graphs or other content presented as an illustration in the original article.

If you need the graphs or illustrations, please consult our our microfilm collection.

1967-1987 microfilm See catalogue record for call number and location information.
1922-1967 print See catalogue record for call number and location information.
1893-1921 print or Hathi Trust Log in to Hathi Trust web site with your McGill username and password to access content.
1843-1892 Hathi Trust


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