Business/Economics

  • ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)

    Jurisdiction: Various

    Description:

    Comprising full-text business periodicals and news sources from ABI/INFORM Global, Dateline, and Trade & Industry.

    Includes full text journals and titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, market reports, and working papers.

    Subject coverage includes: Business; Economic conditions; Corporate strategies; Management theory; Management techniques; Business trends; Competitive landscape and product information; Accounting; Finance; etc.

    Link: ABI/INFORM Complete

  • APEC Literature (Informit)

    Jurisdiction: Asia-Pacific

    Description:

    A bibliographic database that indexes published and unpublished items dealing with Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and related topics.

    Link: APEC Literature

    Coverage: 1992-Oct 2003

  • Business Collection (Informit)

    Jurisdiction: Australasia

    Description:

    Provides coverage of issues affecting the business community in Australia and Asia Pacific.

    Covers a broad range of research from Australian and Asia Pacific universities and professional associations, including accounting, career development, commercial law, commodities, corporate governance, e-business, economics, employment, human resources, labour, management, marketing, occupational health, taxation, unions.

    Source documents provide access to full content from a range of journals, monographs and books, and reference materials published by Australasian academic and professional associations, interest groups and research centres.

    Link: Business Collection

    Coverage: 1993+

  • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

    Jurisdiction: Various

    Description:

    Collection of bibliographic and full-text content. Indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included.

    In addition to the searchable cited references, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the most-cited authors in the database.

    Contains full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

    Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.

    Link: Business Source Complete

    Coverage: 1886+

  • Doing Business

    Jurisdiction: Various

    Description:

    Provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 183 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.  Links to legislation, maps, etc.

    Includes annual reports going back to 2004, a wide variety of subnational studies, and a number of special reports dealing with regions or topics

    Offers detailed subnational reports, which exhaustively cover business regulation and reform in different cities and regions within a nation.  These reports provide data on the ease of doing business, rank each location, and recommend reforms to improve performance in each of the indicator areas.

    Link: Doing Business Data Catalogue (free online), Doing Business Reports Series
    (free online)

    Coverage: 2004+

  • Europa World Plus (Routledge)

    Jurisdiction: Southern Africa, Far East, Australasia

    Description:

    Offers detailed commentary on events in the region, in both their historical and contemporary context, in 2010–11.  Includes some indigenous material within the country profiles, as well as comparative statistics, and information on international organisations.  For example, comparative stats can be obtained on the following: Area & Population, Health & Welfare, Agriculture, Industry, Finance, External Trade, and Education.

    Presents political and economic information on countries and territories as well as international organizations.  Features statistical data and directories, and extensive coverage of international organizations active in the Far East and Australasia, together with background information on the major commodities of Asia and the Pacific, detailed listings of research institutes studying the region, and comprehensive bibliographies of books and periodicals.

    In-depth study of political and economic developments in the countries and territories of the Asia-Pacific region is complemented by a series of articles, commissioned from specialist authors and researchers, focusing on topics of particular regional and sub-regional significance.

    The subscription is limited to 5 simultaneous users.

    Link: Europa World Plus

    Coverage: 2003+

  • Financial Journals Index

    Jurisdiction: UK

    Description:

    Indexes articles from more than 40 UK financial journals covering insurance, pensions, banking, and financial services.

    Link: Westlaw International

    Go to Journals, and then do a database search for "Financial Journals Index".

    Coverage: Coverage begins with 1992. Ceased to be updated as of 31 March 2006.

  • Getting the Deal Through

    Jurisdiction: Various

    Description:

    Provides international guides to law and regulations in 46 practice areas and more than 150 jurisdictions containing concise explanations to the most important legal and regulatory matters that arise in business deals and disputes worldwide.

    Link: Getting the Deal Through

  • GIBLIN Working Papers Database (Informit)

    Jurisdiction: Australia, Europe, USA

    Description:

    Indexes and abstracts working papers on economics and economics-related topics.

    Source documents are working papers, also known as research papers or discussion papers. Most papers emanate from major universities and research institutes in Australia, Europe (including the UK) and the USA.

    Link: GIBLIN Working Papers Database

    Coverage: 1990-Oct 2006

  • INTAX: International Taxation Issues' Database (Informit)

    Jurisdiction: Various

    Description:

    Indexes and abstracts published and unpublished material on taxation aspects of international profit shifting and related taxation topics.

    Source documents are journal articles, conference papers, reports, press clippings and media releases.

    Link: INTAX: International Taxation Issues' Database

    Coverage: 1990-July 2003

  • MarketLine Advantage (Formerly Datamonitor 360)

    Jurisdiction: Various

    Description:

    Provides access to company, industry, country and financial data for every major marketplace in the world, from Aerospace and Automotive to Media, Mining and Textiles.

    Provides independent data, analysis and opinion across the Automotive, Consumer Packaged Goods, Energy & Sustainability, Financial Services, Logistics & Express, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Retail, Sourcing, Technology and Telecoms industries.

    Link: MarketLine Advantage

  • Mint Global

    Jurisdiction: Various

    Description:

    Easy to use.  Four different databases are presented in a modular format: Contacts; Companies; Market Research (including industry profiles); News; Original Documents.

    Linking 40+ data sources, MINT GLOBAL covers over 40 million companies around the world.

    Provides information on 50,000 public companies and 5 million private companies.  Includes information on companies, news, executives and directors and market research, as well as original documentation and filings.  Allows users to enter criteria and to build reports and lists.

    Link: Mint Global

  • Risk Management Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Jurisdiction: Various

    Description:

    Comprehensive risk management resource for corporate risk management professionals, strategic planners, and business students.

    Covers the essentials of risk management, including risk analysis, modelling, insurance, and other risk mitigation techniques.

    Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and news wires that pertain to all types of risk (including credit, liquidity, operational, event, and market risk).  Includes articles about risk management activities from a wide range of industries.

    Link: Risk Management Reference Center

  • TAXABS (Informit)

    Jurisdiction: Australian

    Description:

    Bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts journals primarily in the area of taxation law but also including other areas of interest such as child support, accounting, business, finance and superannuation.

    Link: TAXABS

    Coverage: 1992-Sept 2003

Company Information - General

Company Information - Australia

  • Company360

    Description:

    This database provides access to Australia's top 50,000 Private & Public companies.

    Link: Company 360

  • Connect 4 Company Prospectuses

    Description:

    Tool for researching Australian company information.

    Contains all of the Initial Public Offerings which have been lodged with the Australian Stock Exchange within a calendar year. Also provided are all rights issues with a capital raising amount of $5M or greater.

    Link: Connect 4 Company Prospectuses

  • DatAnalysis

    Description:

    Comprehensive data of all ASX listed companies.

    Reports are updated daily from relevant ASX announcements.

    Link: DatAnalysis

  • IBISWorld - Company Research Australia

    Description:

    Business information provider offering comprehensive information on every industry, top 2000 companies, and the business environment.

    Link: IBIS World – Company Search Australia

  • Mint Global

    Description:

    Four different databases are presented in a modular format: Contacts; Companies; Market Research (including industry profiles); News; Original Documents.

    Linking 40+ data sources, MINT GLOBAL covers over 40 million companies around the world.

    Provides information on 50,000 public companies and 5 million private companies.  Includes information on companies, news, executives and directors and market research, as well as original documentation and filings.  Allows users to enter criteria and to build reports and lists.

    Link: Mint Global

Company Information - Global

  • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

    Description:

    Datamonitor industry profile search:

    - Enter the industry name in first search box (eg. tobacco); and then

    - Enter "industry profile" in another search box.

    General database info:

    Collection of bibliographic and full-text content.

    Indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included.

    In addition to the searchable cited references, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the most-cited authors in the database.

    Contains full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

    Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.

    Link: Business Source Complete

  • Hoover's Company Profiles (ProQuest)

    Description:

    Users can integrate business information from one of the world's leading electronic distributors of information about companies, industries, and the people who lead them.

    Contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives.

    Recognized as a leader in company data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more.

    Link: Hoover's Company Profiles

  • MarketLine Advantage (Formerly Datamonitor 360)

    Description:

    Provides access to company, industry, country and financial data for every major marketplace in the world, from Aerospace and Automotive to Media, Mining and Textiles.

    Provides independent data, analysis and opinion across the Automotive, Consumer Packaged Goods, Energy & Sustainability, Financial Services, Logistics & Express, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Retail, Sourcing, Technology and Telecoms industries.

    Link: MarketLine Advantage

  • Mint Global

    Description:

    Easy to use.  Four different databases are presented in a modular format: Contacts; Companies; Market Research (including industry profiles); News; Original Documents.

    Linking 40+ data sources, MINT GLOBAL covers over 40 million companies around the world.

    Provides information on 50,000 public companies and 5 million private companies. Includes information on companies, news, executives and directors and market research, as well as original documentation and filings.  Allows users to enter criteria and to build reports and lists.

    Link: Mint Global