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Databases are an excellent means of keeping abreast of developments in your field of study, and provide either the full text of journal articles or a bibliographic reference and abstract.

Business Source Complete A mixed full text and bibliographic service for management related subjects.

Emerald Insight A collection of over 200 titles from MCB University Press.

General Business File ASAP (from Gale/InfoTrac) Full text of over 1900 titles, mainly in business & economics plus indexing only for over 600 more.

Google Scholar (Kent link) Academic version of Google. Search results are restricted to academic content, As well as content from journals, Google Scholar indexes reports, grey literature and working papers.

IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences) This indexes about 3,300 journals and 6,000 multi-author books per year. Coverage starts in 1951 and has a UK and European bias lacking in many US based sources. The core disciplines indexed are anthropology, economics, politics and sociology.

OECD iLibrary Access to OECD Economic Outlook, OECD Employment Statistics and the Journal of Competition Law and Policy.

ScienceDirect Access to the full text of approximately 1500 titles.

Statista Pulls together statistics and data sets from many fields and sources, including statistics, forecasts, studies, dossiers and industry reports, infographics, or by topic, and makes them available as charts or tables

Web of Science Full text available for some articles using Article Linker.

Zetoc Contents Page database from the British Library, indexing content from the early 1990s onward. 20,000 journal titles and 16,000 conference proceedings published each year.

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