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>> Go to DART-Europe

  • Subject coverage: European PhD Theses
  • Size/scope: access to over 739,336 open access research theses from 611 Universities in 28 European countries
  • Type of content: PhD theses
  • Level of access: some full text available.


>> Go to darts-ip

  • Subject coverage: legal database
  • Size/scope: Global intellectual property case law database. Contains decisions on patents, trade marks, domain names and designs & models from many jurisdictions. Updated daily
  • Type of content: legal materials
  • Level of access: full text.

Username and password required. Details available from the library area in Brightspace. Off-campus users will firstly need to input their University login followed by the darts-ip username and password

Datastream Advance

  • Subject coverage: Financial and economic
  • Size/scope: over one billion data items from more than 175 countries and 60 markets spanning up to 40 years. Datastream contains key datasets from both developed and emerging markets - equities, stock and bond market indices, company accounts, international macroeconomics, bonds, foreign exchange rates, interest rates, futures, commodities and derivatives

Access to Datastream Advance is restricted to the Bournemouth University Business School staff and researchers only or by appointment with the Faculty Librarian. Access is via a dedicated PC in the Executive Business Centre in the PG Lounge and nominated BU Business School staff/research PCs. For further information and advice on the appropriateness of Datastream to your query, please email


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  • Type of content: growing collection of e-books covering all academic subjects.

If accessing from University pcs you are recommended to use the browser Mozilla Firefox and not Internet Explorer

BU staff/student login required for off-campus access (OALA)


>> Go to Digimap

  • Registration: Registration is required under the terms of the Digimap licence. The registration process includes accepting the terms and conditions of the licence. Further information on the registration process can be found here.
  • Subject coverage: maps and map data of Great Britain
  • Size/scope: six collections: Ordnance Survey with all current OS maps. Geology Digimap  with maps from the British Geological survey.  Historic Digimap with historic Ordnance Survey maps. Marine Digimap with UK marine and coastal zone map data. Environment Digimap with Land Cover maps from 2007, 2000, & 1997. Aerial Digimap offering aerial photography from Getmapping Plc
  • Type of content: maps
  • Level of access: data is available either to download to use with appropriate application software such as GIS or CAD, or as printable maps generated by Digimap online.

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BU staff/student login required for off-campus access (OALA)