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Economics Guide: Wall Street Journal

This research guide shows the best sources of information in economics.

Accessing the Wall Street Journal

ProQuest Direct provides access to the Wall Street Journal using the following steps

  • Go to ProQuest
  • Look for Publications at the top of the page and click on Publications
  • Enter Wall Street Journal in the search box
  • Click on Wall Street Journal, Eastern edition
  • Use Search within this publication to enter your search terms
  • The Wall Street Journal has been designated so all retrieved articles will come from it
  • Use Browse Specific Issues to limit your results to particular years


  • Go to ProQuest
  • Enter Wall Street Journal in the first search box
  • In the box to the right, click on the arrow and select Publication title: PUB
  • Enter your search term(s) in the following search boxes (remember to use quotation marks for phrases)
  • Use Search Options to limit to a particular date, company, etc.

Addtion ProQuest functions

Your instructor may ask you to post an article you have found.  Follow the directions below:

  • Find an article you like
  • Click on the title from the results list
  • Click on Full Text or Citation/Abstract
  • Find Document URL, bottom of the page
  • Copy the URL - you can paste into a document, on Moodle, etc.

Other features of ProQuest

  • Narrow results by: allows you to limit by date- narrowing down to a specific day (keep clicking!)
  • ProQuest results are in order by Revelance - what matches your search terms best. 
  • You can change from Revelance to Publication Date (most recent first)

Also check out our How to Search Proquest Tutorial

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