Welcome to the ECON 105 Research Guide!
First, how do you figure out what all those new terms mean? Every profession has it's own language, and economics is no exception:
Excellent supplemental readings - selections of writings by influential thinkers and economists from ancient times to the post World War II era.
A History of Economic Thought - read about the history of classical, Marxian, Neo-classical and Kenyesian economic theories.