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Academic Search Ultimate

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  • Subject coverage: Science; social science; education; psychology; language and linguistics; arts and literature
  • Size/scope: over 17,000 titles
  • Type of content: journal articles, book reviews, conference proceedings
  • Level of access: Full text of over 10,000 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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British Standards Online

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Restrictions on use
Access to British Standards Online is provided for educational purposes only. It must not be used for the purpose of University business processes (including but not limited to Health & Safety, Estate Management) or for monetary reward (including but not limited to knowledge transfer partnerships)

  • Subject coverage: British Standards (BS); British adopted European Standards (BS EN) and British adopted International Standards (BS ISO)
  • Type of content: British Standards
  • Level of access: full text.

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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.

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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: 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

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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.

Hospitality and Tourism Complete

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  • Subject coverage: hospitality and tourism
  • Size/scope: 500,000 records
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1965 onwards
  • Level of access: some full text available.
Hospitality & Tourism Complete

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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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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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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.

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The Purple Guide

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  • Subject coverage: guide to health, safety and welfare at music and other events created by the Events Industry Forum in consultation with the UK events industry. Aims to help those who organise music or similar events so that they can run safely. This publication is designed to replace 'The Event Safety Guide' ("Purple Guide" HSG195) originally published by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in consultation with the industry.
  • Size/scope: multiple chapters (content updated regularly)
  • Type of content: event health and safety recommended standards, information and guidance
  • Level of access: full text.

Note: Click on login button on right hand side of The Purple Guide home page to gain access to content

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Sage Journals Online

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  • Subject coverage: arts and humanities and social sciences including topics in communications, health, management, media, politics and psychology
  • Size/scope: 390 full text academic journals
  • Type of content: academic journals
  • Level of access: full text available.

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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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SportBusiness Professional

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  • Subject coverage: sports, events, sectors and organisations
  • Type of content: growing collection of industry reports, magazine articles, news articles and videos
  • Date range: intelligence reports from the past decade. SportBusiness International issues since Jan 2013 to present. Industry news material dating back the past 10 years to present
  • Level of access: full text available.

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UNWTO Elibrary

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  • Subject coverage: tourism
  • Size/scope: offers a vast number of UNWTO publications including books, journals, reports and statistics. E-books are provided in English, French, Spanish, Russian or Arabic. The latest statistical information and data on inbound and outbound tourism are presented within the 'UNWTO Tourism Factbook' section
  • Type of content: various
  • Date range: 1992-present
  • Level of access: 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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