Business for Walk-in Access - Recommended Resources

A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and more than 13,200 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings etc.

Contains academic peer-reviewed journal articles as well as professional and trade publications covering a vast range of business topics.  Also includes country overviews, market reports and company swot analyses. 

Professional journals include Accountancy and Strategic Finance

Academic peer-reviewed titles include Accounting & Business Research, Accounting Review and International Journal of Accounting. 

Provides access to subscribed Cambridge University Press electronic books

Access to over 200 highly academic full-text journals covering a wide range of subjects 

The Complete Business Reference Adviser: everything you need to set up a business in the UK! Includes basic industry “business opportunity profiles” which detail key market issues and trends as well as sector guides. 
Search for an industry to begin.
You must use the the Work Anywhere/VPN system for off campus access.

A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work (use the arrow next to Basic Search to get to it).

An online reference collection, featuring full-text content from subject-specific reference titles. Do a keyword search of the whole collection or browse for a reference work by subject. Get help planning your research by visualising your topic with a concept map.

• EconLit 

Find articles, book chapters, working papers and dissertations in Economics. In many cases (but not all) there are links to the full text of the document.

An authoritative summary of the seminal works that have established a field of research. World renowned experts research and select the most important readings. They provide a detailed essay outlining the evolution of the discipline. Elgaronline takes this content and makes it fully searchable with smart linking to locate resources in your library, on publisher platforms, repositories, open web, Google Book

• Emerald 

The full-text of thousands of articles from more than 100 peer-reviewed journals published by Emerald. Subjects include health and safety, management, human resources, engineering, marketing and training.  For the most relevant results, use the advanced search and restrict to case studies or literature reviews.

Also includes full-text articles from over 50 accountancy-related journals.
Good for articles on accountancy history and research.

The Gale database of newspaper archives, covering over 400 years of content

The digitized Greenleaf Online Library (GOL) provides unlimited access to Greenleaf Publishing books and journals, including newly released titles. GOL contains around 4000 items (chapters and articles) drawn from nearly 300 books and journal volumes

• IBISWorld 

Provides a comprehensive collection of Industry reports on very specific sectors in the UK, US and China.

Up-to-date information on 30,000+ worldwide companies, 3,500 industry reports and over 110 country profiles. Explore the individual databases on offer including Company Prospector (to help build lists of potential business partners and clients) and Investment & Advisory Prospector (which identifies advisory and investment firms operating in specific industries and allows you to gain insight into the investment and inorganic strategy of companies).

The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.

Database of Oxford University Press journals

This database offers records of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland, with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716

This publisher's website gives access to the journals subscribed to by the University of Portsmouth

This provides access to many full-text academic journals published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis, Informa Health and Psychology Press

Specialist database with articles, research reports and case studies covering advertising and more...
If you are studying in this area, this should be one of your first places to look. 

Web of Science – part of the Web of Knowledge collection of databases – consists of a number of databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports and conferences. Three citation databases (Science Citation Index Expanded (1970-), Social Sciences Citation Index and Arts (1975-) and Humanities Citation Index (1975-)) also contain the references cited by the authors of the articles. You can use these references to do cited reference searching, allowing you to find articles that cite a previously published work. Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science includes the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of scientific disciplines.

A guide to this resource can be found at: https://library.port.ac.uk/guides/docs/LG592.pdf

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