Q: How can I access current issues of the Economist?


To find a recent issue of the Economist, follow the steps below. The library has access to full-color PDFs of issues of the Economist, and you can page through them just like you would a physical copy.

  1. On the library homepage, click "Journal Holdings."
  2. Type "Economist" into the search box and click Search.
    journal holdings search for Economist
  3. Find the correct version of the Economist in the search results. Look for the version that says "London: Economist Newspaper Ltd. 1843). Click "Online access."
    search results for Economist
  4. In the screen that pops up, look for the version of the Economist  in "ProQuest Central - GALILEO" that's available from 1992, and click the link.
    The link to ProQuest Central may be towards the bottom of the list.

This link will take you to the journal page in ProQuest Central.From here, you can search for a specific article or topic, or browse by issue.  Using ProQuest Central to view the Economist,  you can open a full-color PDF of each page of the Economist, and page through it as you would a physical copy.

To find a particular issue (like the most recent issue):

  1. Scroll down to the "Browse specific issues" section.
  2. Open the menu for the decade of publication.
  3. Open the menu for the year of publication.
  4. Open the menu for the month of publication.
  5. Find the issue you need by the publication date.

browsing for specific issues of the Economist using opened decade, year, and month menus

For more information

For more help, email the Research and Instructional Services department, or call or visit:

Kennesaw: Sturgis Library Checkout Desk (Ground floor) 470-578-6202

Marietta: Johnson Library Checkout Desk (1st floor) 470-578-7276


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Apr 19, 2022


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