Journals & databases

These collections provide instant access to scholarly research, journal articles and book reviews. The University Library’s databases and journal collections may be accessed 24/7.

Journal & database collections

Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database which offers full text access to a vast range of scholarly journals.

Business Source Premier  provides full-text access to more than 2,300 journals.  It’s a useful source for the latest research across all disciplines of business, including advertising, marketing, management, MIS, accounting and finance.

Communication and Mass Media  This database is particularly useful for sourcing information for assignments in subjects such as advertising or PR. It contains the actual articles (full text) for over 500 journals many peer reviewed. There is also an integrated communication thesaurus to help with related terms.

Emerald  covers all major management disciplines from marketing, human resources management, library and information management and quality to operations management. Learn the basics of searching Emerald in this handy tutorial.

Fame (Financial Advice Made Easy) is a database of UK and Irish company information and intelligence, containing data on over seven million companies dating back up to 10 years. Fame allows you to search for, analyse and export company information which enables you to assess a company’s financial strength, compare it with its peers, and compile a detailed picture of its background, history and organisational structure.

Passport is an essential resource for students of advertising and marketing. It is a one-stop source to find statistics, market reports, company profiles and information for country, market, consumer and lifestyle profiling. Watch this short tutorial to learn more about Passport.

WARC  is a specialist media source which provides useful material about current advertising and marketing trends. Warc gives you access to thousands of case studies including the IPA, Effie Worldwide, Thomson Gale and many more that reveal the campaign strategies of leading brands. Warc also gives you access to the latest industry focused information and insight, as well as analysing developments and providing the latest reports offering unique insights into current trends.