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Databases

Find articles relevant to your subject by searching databases.

Look at the guides to get the most from each database.

These databases are available for use by Leeds staff and students both on and off-site within the terms of the license agreements. Off-site users will need to login using their Leeds username and password.

You can also see a complete list of databases for Business

Key databases

ABI/Inform Collection

In-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Search full text of around 3,000 worldwide business periodicals including journal articles, market reports, industry reports and news.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) offers full text and cover to cover indexing and abstracts for over 600 journals covering communication, mass media, linguistics, rhetoric, language, logic, and other closely related fields. This also includes over 400 full text journals, selected coverage of more than 170 journals and thousands of author profiles. Coverage dates back to 1900.

 

EBSCO Business Source Premier

Subjects include business, management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and marketing. Search for journal articles, trade publications, country reports, industry information, company news and conference proceedings. Use the advanced search to narrow down the results, for example to academic journals. Some titles are subject to an embargo on their current content.

Guide to using EBSCO Business Source Premier

EconLit

Good for economics and related subjects such as accounting, consumer economics, monetary policy, labour economics, marketing, economic theory and planning. It includes essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews and working papers, and it is easy to search by keyword. There are no full text articles on EconLit so you will need to search the Library Catalogue for the journal title to see if we have it. Coverage starts from 1886. This database is updated monthly.

EMIS Professional

EMIS provides news, research and analytical data, peer comparisons and more for over 125 emerging markets. You can access a range of data and news on private and public companies, industry reports, forecasts and statistics, including macroeconomic statistics.

FAME

A financial database of major public and private British companies, with financial analysis software. FAME covers over 9 million companies in the UK and Ireland and allows you to search by hundreds of criteria and by trends and over multiple years.

Global Insight

Global Insight provides analysis and data for countries across the world. It includes in-depth special reports and an up-to-date analysis of political and economic risks. There is also specific coverage of the automotive industry across 180 countries.

IBISWorld

IBISWorld provides UK industry reports from across a wide range of sectors. It also includes historic industry reports and Brexit impact analysis.

JSTOR

JSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines including Art and Art History, Performing Arts, Architecture and Music.

Guide to using JSTOR

Nexis

An excellent source of news information, including international newspapers, trade publications and company information. All articles are available in full text. You can to narrow down your search by limiting the dates or by choosing a specific set of newspapers. For example you can choose to search across all English language newspapers or just UK national newspapers. Updated daily.

 

Guide to using Nexis

Onboard

Financial information on all live companies registered at the UK's Companies House, and information on over two million UK unincorporated businesses. PDF documents registered at Companies House are also available, including company annual reports. Search by company name, director, or by using the advanced search using criteria such as turnover, profit, ratios and many more. Updated daily.

Orbis Bank Focus

Provides detailed financial information, ratings and ownership information for over 38,000 banks worldwide. The first screen is the quick search, where you search for a bank by name. Expert search allows you to combine several criteria to search for a group of banks. Data can be exported as Word or Excel files. Coverage includes the latest 5 years of data for listed banks, and 3 years for unlisted banks.

Passport

Data and market research reports on consumer markets worldwide. It includes market analysis and statistics, forecasts, information on the top brands and companies in a country or sector, and overviews of the major market factors. Search either by keyword, or by using the headings at the top of the screen to choose the type of information. Updated monthly.

Science Direct

Covers a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines: science, medicine and engineering, as well as business, management and social sciences. Offers full text access to the Elsevier Science journal collection of over 1,800 titles. There are over 1 million articles from 1995 to the present.

Guide to using Science Direct

Thomson OneBanker

A financial database, including companies in over 55 countries, covering more than 98% of the world's stock market value dating back to 1982. Contains share price information, full financial accounts, stock exchange indices, exchange rates and information on mergers and acquisitions. Updated daily. Thomson ONE is only available on-campus or via Desktop Anywhere due to technical restrictions.

UK Data Service

A statistical database providing numerous datasets of information. It is made up of datasets from organisations such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations (UN), World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). You must register with this service to access the statistics.

Guide to using UK Data Service

WARC

Intelligence on all areas of marketing communications. It includes over 45,000 papers, case studies, research reports, and news items covering all areas of marketing, advertising, communications, brand strategy and consumer behaviour. It is searchable by keyword. You may have to register your own details before you can search the full database.

Guide to using WARC

Web of Science

Search for journal articles using three databases; Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. A current awareness service provides citation alerts for newly added journal articles. Each database is updated weekly.