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Academic Search Complete

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  • Subject coverage: science, social science, education, psychology, language and linguistics, arts and literature
  • Size/scope: over 13,000 titles
  • Type of content: journal articles, book reviews, conference proceedings
  • Level of access: full text of over 8,500 titles.

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BoB

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  • Subject coverage: access TV and radio programmes from over 65 'free-to-air' channels using a programme guide and a search option. Option to schedule recordings up to seven days in advance and request programmes broadcast over the previous 30 days.  Search BoB to access other users' recorded programmes. Permanent archive of all broadcast content from nine channels: BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra. Content plays in your web browser with access available both on and off campus. 
  • Type of content: TV and radio programmes
  • Date range: 2007 to present
  • Level of access: BU staff/student login required; registration required on first use. Available off-campus, but not outside the UK.

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BRAD (British Rate and Data)

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  • Subject coverage: database of media in the UK including magazines
  • Type of content: magazines, newspapers, radio, television, contacts and rates for advertisers.

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Business Source Ultimate

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  • Subject coverage: business and management
  • Size/scope: over 45,000 sources
  • Type of content: academic journal articles and business trade titles
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

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Creative Club

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  • Subject coverage: advertisements across all media; search by company, brand or sector, for TV, press, direct mail, outdoor, internet, cinema and radio ads
  • Size/scope: over 1.5 million
  • Type of content: adverts
  • Date range: 1998 to present.

Note: to authorise your identity, type Bournemouth University in the search box or select ‘Bournemouth University’ from the drop down list

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Communication Source

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  • Subject coverage: communication studies, mass media, journalism
  • Size/scope: over 1000 journal titles
  • Type of content: journal articles, encyclopaedias, handbooks
  • Level of access: full text of over 600 journals.

Communcation Source replaces Communication and Mass Media Complete (CMMC)

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Ebook Central Academic Complete

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  • Subject coverage: multidisciplinary database of ebooks
  • Size/scope: 146,000 e-books covering all academic subjects including: business and economics; computers, engineering and applied science; education; humanities; science, medicine and allied health; social sciences
  • Type of content: academic books
  • Level of access: full text.

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Emerald Insight

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  • Subject coverage: management, marketing and accounting journals (plus multidisciplinary topics such as law, hospitality and tourism, quality etc.)
  • Size/scope: abstracts from 500 journals including full text of articles from 240 management journals
  • Type of content: academic journal article
  • Level of access: some full text available.

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Factiva

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  • Subject coverage: business and industry
  • Size/scope: 20,000+ sources from more than 159 countries in 22 languages
  • Type of content: all major daily and business newspapers, also general business and industry publications
  • Data range: 1990s onwards
  • Level of access: some full text available.

Note: Five concurrent user limit. The off-campus connection link above is the only off-campus access route for this resource

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Henry Stewart Talks: The Business & Management Collection

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  • Subject coverage: finance, management, global business and marketing management
  • Size/scope: 700+ talks
  • Type of content: online audio-visual talks.

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Kanopy

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  • Subject coverage: multi-disciplinary database of educational films
  • Size/scope: 1,930 videos
  • Type of content: online streaming audio-visual.

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Mintel

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  • Subject coverage: For a full list of sectors, themes and demographics covered, click on the 'Category Overview' option when you access Mintel. Here's a shortlist of categories: Automotive; Beauty and Personal Care; Drink; Food; Foodservice; Health and Wellbeing; Leisure; Lifestyles; Media; Retail - Clothing and Footwear; Retail - Home; Retail - Overview; Technology; Travel; UK Retail Briefing.
  • Size/scope: covering domestic consumer products and services, plus marketing news and reports from UK trade press
  • Level of access: full text available.

Note: Use of Mintel is restricted to academic use only

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Mintel Market Sizes

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  • Subject coverage: Industries covered : Automotive; Beauty; Clothing; Consumer Electronics; Drinks; Electrical Goods; Finance; Food; Foodservice;  Holiday & Travel; Household; Insurance; Leisure; Media; Pharmaceuticals; Retail; Telecommunications
  • Size/scope: Quantitative Database providing market sizes, segmentation, market share and socio economic data for 34 countries.
  • Level of access: Market size data.

Note: Use of Mintel Market Sizes is restricted to academic use only and permits the  download or print of no more than fifty-five (55) Datasets per Session. It also permits an authorised user to include in any dissertation or thesis a combination of no more than five (5) each of the following: (a) up to twenty-five percent (25%) of a single Snapshots report and (b) a Dataset

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Passport (Euromonitor International)

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  • Subject coverage: online market research tool monitors industry trends and gives you strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for products across key countries. Passport is Euromonitor International's global market analysis software platform, which analyses the industry in countries around the world
  • Size/scope: 24 industry categories for 80 countries. Economy and consumer data for 210 countries
  • Type of content: marketing research reports
  • Level of access: full text.

>> Introduction to Passport video

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PressReader

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  • Subject coverage: newspapers
  • Size/scope: over 2,000 UK and international newspapers
  • Type of content: all major daily and business newspapers, also general business and industry publications
  • Type of content: facsimiles of newspapers
  • Date range: last 365 days for most titles (The Guardian last 14 days only)
  • Level of access: full text.

>> Quick Start Guide

Note: The off-campus connection link above is the only off-campus access route for this resource. PressReader is a popular resource and you may not always get immediate access. Although not full facsimile, Infotrac Newsstand and Factiva are alternative sources for newspaper content. Check the e-journal finder for newspaper availability.

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Scopus

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  • Subject coverage: sciences and social sciences
  • Size/scope: citation database indexing 15,000 peer-reviewed journals from more than 4,000 publishers, open access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, patent records and scientific web pages. It contains over 33 million records
  • Type of content: citation data
  • Date range: 1841-present
  • Level of access: some links to full text available.

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TGI (Target Group Index) Sales Tab for Universities

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TGI (Target Group Index) is the world's leading provider of single-source marketing and media surveys. The Sales Tab is a marketing research tool that allows users to analyse audience and consumer attitudes in relation to thousands of products and brands, as well as advertising medium.

  • Subject coverage: UK market research and demographic data from TGI Survey including 500 product areas and 4,000 brands
  • Type of content: market research and demographic data.

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Web of Science

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  • Subject coverage: arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences
  • Size/scope: citation databases that allow searching for a specific article by subject, author, journal or author address. It is also possible to search for articles that cite a known author or work
    Web of Science consists of:
    Science Citation Index 1899-present
    Social Sciences Citation Index 1898-present
    Arts & Humanities Citation Index 1975-present
    Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science 1990-present
    Biosis Previews Archive 1969-2008
    Medline 1950-present
    Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators
  • Type of content: academic journal article
  • Date range: 1945-
  • Level of access: some links to full text.

>> User Guide

>> Cross Search Workbook

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World Advertising Research Centre (WARC)

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  • Subject coverage: Advertising
  • Size/scope: Information supplied by key professional organisations in the area of advertising including the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA), Advertising Research Foundation (ARF), Admap, European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research (ESOMAR), Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA)
  • Type of content: case studies, statistics, conference papers and full text of selected journals including the Journal of Advertising Research and ADMAP
  • Level of access: some full text available.

Note: The off-campus link above is the only off-campus access route for this service

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