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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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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 Bournemouth University Business Schol 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

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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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.

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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  • Subject coverage: digital library of e-books and videos covering subjects such as business, computing, programming, design and engineering
  • Level of access: full-text.

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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