Databases: enterprise and entrepreneurship

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Business Source Complete *

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Access restrictions

  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

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

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database

Description

Cambridge Journals Digital Archive contains the full text from 170 journals, from volume 1, issue 1 to 1996. Please note, we only subscribe to the latest issues of some of the journals. Subjects covered include: science and technology, animal science, agriculture, ecology and conservation, history, law, language, linguistics and literature, mathematics and computer science, medicine, music and drama, philosophy and religion, physical sciences, and politics and economics.

Guide

Video overview of Cambridge Journals Online

Publisher

Cambridge via JISC

 

 

Datastream (only available from specific PCs)

Access restrictions

  • 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 
  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

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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FAME

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

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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Marketline Advantage

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database

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

 

 

 

Nexis

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

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.

Guides

Publisher

Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

Nexis Company Dossier

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

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

 

 

 

OSIRIS

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

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

 

 

Passport

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

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

 

 

SAGE Research Methods *

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Access

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • The publisher does allow UWE students based at UK and international partner institutions (and the staff that support them) to access this database 

Description

SRM (Sage Research Methods) is a web-based research methods tool created to help researchers, staff and students with their research projects. SRM links over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help design research projects, understand a particular method or identify a new method. SRM focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, so can be used by researchers from the social sciences, health sciences and more.

Publisher

Sage

 

 

ScienceDirect *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

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

 

 

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