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Research Resources

"The common facts of today are the product of yesterday's research." - Duncan MacDonald


KU Library and Information Sciences

3.6 million volumes and 655,000 government documents and related items, placing them among the top research libraries in the United States.

Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Kenneth Spencer Research Library is open to everyone. We welcome visitors to our North Gallery and Exhibit Space; University of Kansas students, faculty, staff, and alumni; visiting researchers; and members of the community.

Funding Opportunities

KU provides a range of tools to help you find funding and keep up with changes in the funding landscape. These tools can help you develop a personalized strategic approach to finding funding.

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonpartisan organization that facilitates cutting-edge investigation and analysis of major economic issues.

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American Economic Association (AEAweb)

Established in 1885, the AEA is a non-profit, non-partisan, scholarly association dedicated to the discussion and publication of economics research. The Association supports established and prospective economists with a set of career-enhancing programs and services

The Howey Collection

The Howey Collection was established in 1978 in honor of the late Richard S. Howey, then Professor Emeritus of Economics, who was largely responsible for building the University's significant collections in economics and economic history. The Collection is made up of printed books and periodicals from the eighteenth century through 1850.

Research with the University of Kansas

As one of only 36 U.S. public institutions in the Association of American Universities, KU has a distinguished record of research innovation. Through independent, multidisciplinary research centers, students and faculty collaborate on solutions that transform and improve our world.