International Business

The Library purchases high-quality subscription online resources to support your assignments.  
Download the University VPN system to access these any time, anywhere!

News Services

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Including our Financial Times and Economist subscriptions

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The flagship journal of the Academy of Management, with a high impact factor, providing in-depth research articles on all aspects of management.


Another high impact peer-reviewed journal from the Academy of Management: this is a theory development journal challenging the conventional wisdom of organisations.


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• Audit Analytics 

Access the Audit and Compliance datasets and the EU module

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• Bloomberg 

  • Bloomberg is available in the Bloomberg Suite and on some open access pcs in the Richmond building.
  • There are also 3 terminals on the first floor of the Library.
    These machines cannot be booked but are priority use for Bloomberg.

Getting Started on the Bloomberg Terminal
For more detailed queries, ask for help from your module coordinator or supervisor. 


• BoardEx 

Includes company data on director profiles, compensation, committees, networks and boards.

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Guidance on how to download a standard 

A database which provides details of tens of thousands of current, draft and withdrawn standards from the UK's national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI).
Use of the University of Portsmouth Library British Standards Online subscription is for educational purposes only.
Excessive downloading and printing of the material is prohibited. For more information on these restrictions please contact the library.

Additional access instructions:

Authentication required for off campus access.


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Academic peer-reviewed journal articles, professional publications and more across all business topics. 

Searching Business Source Complete video

A Discovery search can be overwhelming. Business Source Complete has the same interface with the same filters but just searches business publications. It also has controlled vocabulary "subject terms" which can be really helpful when narrowing a search. Search for your company and refine using the options on the left.


• Campaign 

"Campaign is the world's leading business media brand serving the marketing, advertising and media communities".
Register with your University email address.


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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' feature to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work.

These short videos show you how Credo can speed up your research:

  1. Search tips
  2. Using the automated mind map

Additional access instructions:

For off campus access use this link


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Leading weekly magazine covering global political, economic and business news. Includes archive back to 1997. App also available. 

Additional access instructions:

For off campus access use this link

  • Enter your University email address
  • Select University of Portsmouth
  • Sign in with your University username and password.

• Eikon (includes Datastream for Office) 

Please note that we have been advised by the supplier that this product will be WITHDRAWN FROM USE on 30th June 2025.

  • Students and staff can access 1 licence from AppsAnywhere for one hour at a time.

Please self-enrol on the BaL Financial Database moodle site and read the AppsAnywhere Eikon access instructions.
Once you have clicked on the Eikon button in the virtual client, you must make sure that you leave your mouse cursor on the black box and wait for the login and password box to auto-fill.

Additional Eikon help videos


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Scholarly research monographs from Elgar covering Business, Economics and Law.


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An authoritative summary of the seminal works that have established a field of research. World renowned experts research and select the most important readings.


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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.


Access the current FT, and the archive back to 2004, for business and commercial news as well as global financial markets, company and industrial sector information. You can subscribe to newsletters or use the FT app. 

FT video 

Additional access instructions:

Register using your UoP details.


Search for and compare companies, industries and economies across the world.  Covers 120 industry sectors, 753,000+companies, 200 countries, and 3,000 cities. Includes macroeconomic, industry, company, advertising, jobs, and product launch databases. Analysis comprises company/industry/sector reports, analyst option, macroeconomic, and thematic reports.

Library Basics Video Guide (further support videos are available within the database)

GlobalData User Guide


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A leading and highly-readable professional journal for managers

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FAQ: accessing the full text of an HBR article from your reading list


• IBISWorld 

Provides a comprehensive collection of industry reports on very specific sectors in the UK as well as further specialist reports. Also covers industries globally, in the US, China, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

Excellent industry market research across the UK, US and China with highly specific reports. For the UK, also includes industry Brexit impact statements, and iExpert summaries – these summaries lift the key information out of the detailed reports and provide a visual display of market share, key statistics and industry issues. Full industry reports list major companies and competitors, and industry performance and outlook, as well as operating conditions. Browse or search for an industry or major company.

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Find theoretical and empirical articles exploring how human behaviour impacts on economic decision, organisation, behaviour and economic change.


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Online learning and training courses covering business and employability, as well as creative and technical skills.


Detailed market research reports on a range of UK sectors including: automotive; beauty and personal care; lifestyles; drink, food and foodservice; health and wellbeing; leisure; media; technology; and travel. Also includes access to Mintel Trends which provides evidence-backed insights on how today's consumer thinks, feels and acts.

Video support:

Additional access instructions:

The first time you access will need need to tick the box to acknowledge you have read Mintel's permissions and prohibitions and then click Continue.


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


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From the Publisher: "The OECD Economic Outlook is the OECD's twice-yearly analysis of the major economic trends and prospects for the next two years. Prepared by the OECD Economics Department, the Outlook puts forward a consistent set of projections for output, employment, government spending, prices and current balances based on a review of each member country and of the induced effect on each of them on international developments."


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From the publisher: "OECD Economic Surveys are periodic reviews of member and non-member economies. Reviews of member and some non-member economies are on a two-year cycle; other selected non-member economies are also reviewed from time to time. Each Economic Survey provides a comprehensive analysis of economic developments, with chapters covering key economic challenges and policy recommendations addressing these challenges."


Official publication from the American Society for Quality (ASQ)

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VPN required for off campus access


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The new interface for S&P, includes most Capital IQ (standard) financial data, as well as banking information, news and analytics and information on millions of private companies. 

Additional access instructions:

  • Only available on campus or via VPN (use CapIQ Standard instead for unrestricted off campus access)
  • Existing users please Sign in (students who have already registered for S&P Capital IQ (standard) can use the same details to access this new interface)
  • First time users need to register using a University email address - click on NEW USER SIGN UP. New users are advised to the choose Generalist profile when registering. Ensure you enter a correct graduation date as otherwise your account may expire early.

  • Similar to Bloomberg but web-based and available off-campus
  • Deep global company information and market research
  • Real-time and historical information on companies, markets, transactions and people worldwide
  • Ratings Direct covers global, national and regional scale credit ratings and research

Most financial data can now be accessed in the new S&P Capital IQ Pro Platform.

Additional access instructions:

Existing users please SIGN IN

To register: select New User? (top right) and use your University email address.  Ensure you enter your correct graduation date as otherwise your account will expire early.  Registration instructions including selecting your graduation year

If your account has expired
, please see the end of this FAQ for instructions. 


Contains a wide range of case studies across different business areas.

Video explaining Sage Business Cases

FAQ: How to access a Sage Case Study from your reading list

Additional access instructions:

Lecturers: if you wish to access the teaching notes, please contact the Business Librarians for the instructor code
You then need to setup an additional profile (link at the top of the screen once signed in via VPN/institution). 
You may also want to access SAGE's Faculty top tips.


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ScienceDirect's extensive and unique full text database covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature, published by Elsevier. More than 2,500 journals and more than nine million full-text articles are available in ScienceDirect providing access to the physical sciences and engineering life sciences. This resource is also available through the Discovery service. A Science Direct Advanced Search guide video is available.


• Scopus 

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.


Access to more than a million statistics from many different sources. Useful for finding industrial, economic and consumer market statistical trends.

Do a simple search for your company, topic or industry.

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Specialist database with articles, research reports, interactive data and case studies covering advertising and more...
Also includes some Euromonitor company profiles and strategy briefings.


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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.

Training Videos

 

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• XpertHR 

This is a practitioner and professional database so you will not find a lot of academic content, but there is a huge amount of information on policy and good practice as well as employment law and case studies.
Remember you need to login even on campus - choose the Shibboleth option and University of Portsmouth.

**You should only use this database for your academic work. If you are employed, your company will need to have a separate corporate subscription should you wish to use this resource for commercial purposes**

 

Your Subject Team

 Hannah Porter

Faculty Librarian

email hannah.porter@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3238