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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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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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ScienceDirect

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  • Subject coverage: Health, science and medicine
  • Size/scope: 1700 Elsevier journals. The service includes access to Medline with links to the content of Elsevier journals
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1872 onwards
  • Level of access: some 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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Which?

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  • Subject coverage: Consumer information
  • Size/scope: Online version of Which? magazines
  • Type of content: News, reviews and recommendations on various products, plus, reports about various industries including technology, travel, environment, finance, motor trade and hospitality
  • 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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