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Amadeus

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  • Subject coverage: annual accounts and management details of the top public and private companies actively trading in 41 European countries
  • Size/ scope: covers 330,000 companies
  • Type of content: statistics, full financial reports, financial and management data
  • Date range: annual accounts for up to 10 years
  • Level of access: full text.

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BankFocus

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  • Subject coverage: detailed financial information, ratings, and ownership information
  • Size/scope: information for over 42,000 banks worldwide
  • Type of content: financial reports
  • Data range: Up to 5 years of information for listed banks and 3 years for unlisted.

The Case Centre

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  • Subject coverage: cases from European Business Schools
  • Type of content: case studies
  • Level of access: bibliographic and abstracts.

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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Company Profiles

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  • Subject coverage: Datamonitor and Life Science Analytics company profiles available via Business Source Complete. Worldwide coverage
  • Size/scope: over 17,000
  • Type of content: company profiles
  • Level of access: full text.

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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 Business School staff/research PCs. For further information and advice on the appropriateness of Datastream to your query, please email fmlibteam@bournemouth.ac.uk.

Fame

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  • Subject coverage: financial accounts and management details on UK companies For financial accounts of bank and financial institutions, use Bankscope
  • Size/scope: 2 million plus companies
  • Type of content: accounts and company information
  • Data range: last 10 years
  • Level of access: full text

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FT.com

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  • Subject coverage: news
  • Size/scope: the Financial Times is an international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. In addition to the content appearing in the printed newspaper the online version gives access to personalised news alerts, specialist blogs and videos
  • Type of content: newspaper articles
  • Date range: 2006 to date
  • Level of access: full text available.

User guide PDF

Note: A one off registration process is required in which you are required to provide your University e-mail address. For continued access whilst a student or member of staff at Bournemouth University you are required to log in to FT.com using the link above once every 90 days

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Gale Reference Complete

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  • Subject coverage: multidisciplinary with collections focused on journalism, history and English literature
  • Size/Scope: over 28,000 journals, 1,700 e-book editions, 13 million pages of historical primary sources and 1.5 million items of literature criticism and full-text literary works
  • Type of content: major daily and regional newspapers (Gale OneFile News), multidisciplinary journals (Gale Academic OneFile), reference works (Gale eBooks) and primary historical (Archives Unbound) and literary (Gale Literary Sources) archives
  • Date range: archival sources from 13th century onwards
  • Level of access: mixture of abstract and full-text access.

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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International Directory of Company Histories

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  • Subject coverage: Company histories
  • Size/scope: entries for 8.500 companies
  • Type of content: reference article
  • Date range: 2004 to July 2016
  • Level of access: full text available.

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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.

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TGI (Target Group Index) Snapshot

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TGI Snapshot is Kantar Media’s newest Market and Consumer research tool and is a new and improved version of TGI SalesTab. 

TGI (Target Group Index) is the world's leading provider of single-source marketing and media surveys. Snapshot is a marketing research tool that allows users to easily 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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Thomson One

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  • Subject coverage: financial information
  • Size/scope: price and financial information for over 45,000 UK and International companies. Coverage includes full company details, key financial, profit and loss, balance sheet and ratio data, company news, share prices, currencies and market indices
  • Type of content: company information
  • Level of access: some full text available.

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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.

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Zephyr

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  • Subject coverage: company mergers and acquisitions and deal information
  • Size/ scope: over 100,000
  • Type of content: includes financial summaries and structures on companies involved in deals. Also links to the detailed financial data on BvD's company information products
  • Level of access: full text.

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