Databases: business and management

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ASSIA (Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts)

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database 
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Description

ASSIA contains worldwide English language coverage of journal articles, conference papers and book reviews in the fields of applied social sciences and health.

Coverage

Coverage from 1987 onwards, with records from over 500 journals published in 16 different countries.

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Proquest

 

 

 

 

British Humanities Index

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database 
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Description

An international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities and arts. The British Humanities Index indexes over 370 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines, as well as quality newspapers published in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other English-speaking countries.

Coverage

Coverage from 1962 onwards.

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

Business Source Premier *

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  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
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Description

Covers UK and international business, management and economics issues across a range of sectors including construction, IT, education, and health. Provides full-text journal articles; market, company & industry sector reports; and country intelligence.

Coverage

Please note that the 500 most popular Harvard Business Review articles are available as read-only, ie cannot be downloaded or printed

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

Data Archive

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Description

Provides access to over 5,000 computer-readable datasets for research and teaching purposes for many different disciplines in the UK. Registration is required to access the raw data.

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Publisher

UK Data Archive

 

 

Datastream (only available from specific PCs)

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  • This database is only available from one PC on Level 3 of the Frenchay Library. Booking is essential and can be made at the Level 2 Enquiry Desk 
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Description

An online international database providing a range of statistical, financial and graphical information. Covers all companies listed on the world's stock markets, plus economics datasets for over 150 countries.

Note that Datastream includes no descriptive information or commentary with the company data provided.

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ECONLIT

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Description

Coverage from 1969 of worldwide economic literature. Covers over 600 journals, collected volumes, books, dissertations, and working papers. Many journals are full text. Produced by the American Economic Association.

Guides

  • EBSCOhost research databases tutorial
  • EBSCOhost playlist on EBSCO Support Tutorials YouTube channel, including additional videos tutorials on advanced searching, basic search, introductions, journal alerts, search history, my EBSCOhost folder, reading an article, and creating a search alert.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Emerald *

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Description

Full text of over 300 peer-reviewed journals published by Emerald covering engineering, built environment, business, management, economics, education, health & social care, library & information science.

Coverage

Full text is available from 1994; abstracts (summaries) of earlier articles are available from 1989. A small number of titles have abstracts only with no full text.

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Publisher

Emerald Group

 

 

 

EThOS

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Description

British Library database of full-text UK Higher education research theses.

Note: Individuals must register to download or print.

Coverage

Content being developed.

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Publisher

British Library

 

 

 

FAME

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Description

Company accounts, ratios, activities, ownership, and management for the largest 2.6 million UK and Irish companies plus summary information for a further 1 million smaller businesses.

Note: Pop-up blockers can interfere with FAME.

Coverage

Up to 10 years of detailed information is available for 1.6 million companies plus summarised information for a further 1 million companies.

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Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law

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Description

Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law provides commentary on industrial relations and employment law and practice. It analyses the law, and fills in the practical background. The texts of all the relevant statutes and statutory instruments are set out in full, with detailed annotations. It also includes precedents.

Coverage

Subject area: Law / Employment Law / Commentary / Industrial relations / Human Resource Management

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

 

IDS Employment Law

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Description

Database providing information on employment law, plus access to news, and an archive of cases, articles, transcripts, and relevant legislation including Acts, European legislation, statutory instruments, and codes of practice.

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IDS

 

 

 

Index to Theses

Index to Theses has changed its name to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

 

 

 

International GAAP

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Description

Full-text version of International GAAP including full text of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) produced by Wiley, as well as explanation of the principles involved, implementation guidance and interpretation, exposure drafts and discussion papers.

Publisher

Wiley

 

 

 

Lawtel

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Description

Lawtel is a current awareness service for legal practitioners. It provides access to a whole range of legal information from tracking progress on legislation through to case summaries and an articles index. It also provides access to directories of solicitors and barristers. In some instances Lawtel will give access to the full text of a document where that document is held in the public domain.

Note: Use the library search to check availability in the library of law reports series or journal titles cited on Lawtel.

Coverage

Subject areas: UK cases; UK legislation. Updated every 24 hours. Use the library catalogue to check availability in the library of law reports series or journal titles cited on Lawtel.

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Publisher

Sweet and Maxwell

 

 

LexisLibrary

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Description

Covers UK and international legal materials including cases, legislation, journal articles, and practitioner texts.

Note: Mac users may have problems using LexisLibrary with the Safari browser. Updating to Safari 3.1 (via 'Software Update') should fix this. Alternatively use another browser such as Mozilla Firefox.

Certification and student associate

The Lexis Online Research Certification Scheme allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

Eve Jenkins is the current LexisLibrary Student Associate. Eve can help you with any training needs or difficulties that you might experience using LexisLibrary. Email Eve.

See also: http://www.lexisnexis.co.uk/en-uk/students/default.page

Coverage

Full text coverage of legislation in force, and case law. LexisLibrary also includes the full text of Halsbury's Laws of England; Atkin's Court Forms; Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents, plus other practitioner works in full text. Practice areas include: Tax and Accountancy; Employment; Family; Personal Injury; Property. Subject areas: UK and International Cases; UK and International Legislation.

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Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

Marketline Advantage

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Description

An international database giving full-text, in-depth reports covering 50,000 companies worldwide, 2,000 industries and 215 countries. The Base Drivers Database features key macro-economic, social, demographic, and industry statistics for 215 countries.

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Publisher

Marketline

 

 

Mintel

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Description

This database gives full-text access to market survey information produced by Mintel, including market reports, product news and launch information, plus demographic and economic statistics.

Some full text publications are also available:

  • Travel and Tourism Analyst
  • Country Reports
  • Asia Pacific Retail Handbook
  • British Lifestyles
  • European Retail Handbook

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Publisher

Mintel

 

 

 

 

Nexis

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Description

Full text database including UK national and regional newspapers and trade press plus many newspapers and magazines published worldwide.

Also includes full-text information covering companies, industries, market surveys, countries, and people.

Coverage

A range of European language titles are covered; other worldwide sources are English language.

Please note the latest month of The Financial Times is not available on Nexis. Please use the Library's print copy instead.

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Publisher

Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

Nexis Company Dossier

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Description

Brings together global company data, executive information and news information from multiple providers to create easy-to-use company reports. A good starting point for job interview preparation.

Coverage

A range of European language titles are covered; other worldwide sources are English language.

Publisher

Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

Orbis Bank Focus

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Description

Information on 38,000 banks around the world (28,000 US and 10,000 non-US) with 5 years' history for listed banks and 3 years for unlisted. Orbis bank focus draws information from the latest accounting and regulatory disclosures including Basel III CET1, transitional vs fully-loaded regulatory capital ratios, total loss absorbing capacity, net stable funding, holdco double leverage and market risk.

Publisher

Bureau van Dijk

 

 

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) iLibrary *

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Description

Access to the full text of some of the OECD publications including working papers, statistics, journals, and books.

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Publisher

OECD

 

 

OSIRIS

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Description

Information on listed companies around the world, including banks and insurance companies. Includes details of company accounts and key financials for the last 10 years (where available). Also contains details of ownership, subsidiaries, ratings, and news.

In addition to generating detailed reports on companies, Osiris can produce company/sector comparisons and can search using a wide range of criteria including geographic location, size, directors etc.

Note: Pop-up blockers can interfere with OSIRIS.

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Publisher

Bureau Van Dijk

 

 

Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Description

An authoritative dictionary covering a wide range of economics topics written by the world's leading economists.

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Palgrave Macmillan

 

 

Passport

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Description

A business information resource providing intelligence on industries, countries and consumers. It has a global perspective, with researchers working in 200 countries. Information includes full-text market reports, country reports, statistics, news and analysis.

Our subscription to Passport also includes access to Passport: Industrial, a database covering global production and supply chains, which provides an overview of the business-to-business marketplace. Find ‘Industrial’ as an option under the ‘Economies’ tab in the menu at the top of the Passport homepage.

Passport: Industrial provides economic data and analysis for the economies of 68 countries, covering 177 industries. There are detailed statistics, forecasts and industry reports for 18 core countries (including the UK) and key statistics for a further 50 countries, with extensive information about production, imports and exports and market sizes. Historic data goes back 15 years.

Coverage

Information includes full-text market reports, country reports, statistics, news and analysis.

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Publisher

Euromonitor International

 

 

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

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  • This database provides thesis citations and abstracts, not full text. Full text might be available through the British Library Ethos service, or via inter-library loan
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Description

This database was formerly known as Index to Theses, it is the most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The collection offers the most comprehensive available listing of theses, with abstracts, accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716.

Coverage

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Business
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Health & Medicine
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: History
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Literature & Language
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Science & Technology
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Social Sciences
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: The Arts

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

PsycBOOKS *

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  • More than 60% of the currently published books in this database are included in the main library search
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Description

PsycBOOKS® is a full-text database that provides access to APA’s 3,733 scholarly titles (55,598 chapters) within psychology and its sub-fields. It includes recently published APA content along with an expansive backfile that includes classic works dating back to the 17thcentury. Its relevance to the present day along with a comprehensive view of the past makes PsycBOOKS a crucial research tool for the behavioural sciences.

Coverage

Over 3,900 books dating back to the 17th century. Updated monthly.

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Publisher

EBSCO / American Psychological Association

 

 

PsycINFO

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database.
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Description

The American Psychological Association's PsycINFO® database is the comprehensive international bibliographic database of psychology. It contains citations and summaries of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports, all in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, etc. Journal coverage, spanning 1806 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,450 periodicals from more than 49 countries. Over 80,000 records are added annually through weekly updates. More than 36 million references in over 870,000 journal articles, books, and book chapters; retrospective to 2001 and earlier, where available; more than 3.2 million references from 1920 to 2000.

Coverage

Includes nursing, psychology, medicine, sociology, pharmacology, physiology and linguistics.

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

 

RePEc/IDEAS (Internet Documents in Economics Access Service)

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Description

An international database of freely-available working papers, journal articles and book chapters in the economics field. Many are available in full text.

Publisher

IDEAS

 

 

ScienceDirect *

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Description

Access provided to over 1,000 electronic journals with abstracts from several hundred further titles.

Coverage

As well as the sciences, coverage includes business, economics and social sciences. Full text available from 1996 onwards.

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Publisher

Reed Elsevier

 

 

Scopus *

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Description

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-review literature, including books, conference proceedings and journals, covering the following fields of research: science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

Coverage

Over 66 million records

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Publisher

Elsevier

 

 

Sustainable Organization Library *

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Description

A focused and specialist online collection of e-books and journals. Covers topics including corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, sustainable business and related areas, development economics and environmental management. Provides access to leading thinkers on sustainability, hundreds of case studies on best practice from international organizations, and research . Fully searchable at the chapter/article level. 

Coverage

Contains more than 8,000 individually searchable chapters, case studies and journal papers drawn from more than 600 book and journal volumes, published by Greenleaf Publishing and partner organizations.

Publisher

GSE Research Ltd

 

 

 

 

UK Data Service

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Description

This service provides access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, spanning many disciplines and themes. Included are a wide range of quantitative, qualitative, multi-media and non-digital data, and census data from 1971 to 2011. The majority of the data is fully anonymised.

The service also offers advice on managing research data.

Users are required to register for permission to download and use datasets from UK Data Service.

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Publisher

ESRC

 

 

 

Westlaw UK

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Description

Full-text access to current and historic UK, European Union and worldwide case reports and legislation. Also gives access to the Legal Journals Index, some full text law journals, and many law electronic books.

Certification

The Westlaw UK Certification Training allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

The Westlaw Student representative at UWE Bristol is currently being appointed. The Student Representative can advise on certification and runs drop-in sessions for students and staff on the use of Westlaw products. 

Coverage

Subject areas: UK, EU, and International Cases; UK, EU, and International Legislation. Includes full text of various practitioner texts including: Chitty on Contracts; Clerk and Lindsell on Torts; Civil Procedure (White Book).

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Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

World Advertising Research Center (WARC) *

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Description

This database contains information on the worldwide advertising and marketing industries, including case studies, full text journal articles, conference papers, news, statistics and information on best practice.

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WARC

 

 

XpertHR

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Description

A major resource of information for human resources. Provides journal articles, case studies, model policies, legislation, statistics, news, commentary, surveys, and analysis.

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