Research Databases

Full text-, facts and bibliographical databases selected by the KLU Library.

These research databases are licensed and provided to you by the KLU Library. Most of them have IP-based authentication, which means that you don’t have to enter any log-in information if you are on campus. For off-campus access, please activate your VPN connection.

You are welcome to contact us with any questions about database access and licenses: library@the-klu.org

National licenses & partners

Blackwell Publishing Journal Backfiles

Full Text // Coverage: 1879 - 2005

Description

Blackwell Publishing Journal Backfiles is an extensive collection of online journals covering social sciences, life, health and physical sciences and the humanities.
Blackwell/Wiley Online Library hosts a broad collection of online resources. Its business and management titles include Journal of Accounting Research, The Journal of Finance, Production and Operations Management and Strategic Management Journal. Our license provides access to a backfiles collection of 242 titles.

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Blackwell Publishing Database
The current KLU license offers full text access.

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Introduction
Video Tutorials (Through the following link there are several tutorials available. To watch the tutorials you must register each time with your user name.)
Quick Reference Guide (4 pages)

ManagementJournal ArticlesFull Text

Business Source Complete

Full Text // Coverage: 1886 -

Description

Business Source Complete is a very comprehensive full text collection of peer-reviewed journals, books, case studies and seminar videos.
Business Source Complete provides a large full text collection for the most important scholarly business journals. Many of them are available in full text from the very first issue, and over 1200 are in full text from 2003 onwards. Additionally, the database provides access to books, case studies, faculty seminar videos, interviews and SWOT analyses. It covers all areas of business, including accounting, banking, computer science & MIS, economics, human resources, insurance, law, management, marketing, operations management, public administration and much more. It also gives access to company-, industry-, market research- and country reports from Datamonitor and Business Monitor International.

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Business Source Complete Database
Business Source Complete is available via the database provider EBSCO. The current KLU license offers full text access.

ManagementEnvironmentHumanitarian LogisticsJournal ArticlesFull TextCompany InformationCountry InformationIndustry InformationNews Articles

Capital IQ (Compustat)

Full Text, Facts // Coverage: 1950 -

Description

S&P Capital IQ (Compustat) platform provides an extensive collection of standardized financial, statistical and market data on companies throughout the world, dating back to 1950.
Standard & Poor's (IQ Capital) Compustat holds financial, statistical and market information on companies throughout the world. It provides an extensive collection of standardized, consistent and comparable data on companies, industries and business cycles, available back to 1950. This resource provides tools, data and research for students, researchers, investors and analysts:

  • Global Company Data: financials, fixed income, estimates and ownership, covering 99%+ of market cap globally
  • Qualitative Data: key developments, transactions, profiles, people, relationships, private equity
  • Macroeconomic and commodity data
  • Search and screening tool to extract data via the platform or excel

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Compustat Database
You have to register as a new user in order to access this database. Please follow the instructions on how to register as a new user found here, then go to Login here. Please contact the KLU Library with questions about access.

FinanceFinancial DataFacts and FiguresCompany InformationIndustry Information

Clarksons

Full Text, Facts // Coverage: 1980 -

Description

Clarksons offers two platforms:  the commercial intelligence system, Shipping Intelligence Network, and the online register, World Fleet Register. Data offered are timely information on all aspects of shipping: over 135.000 vessels in service or on order, 40.000 companies and 600 shipyards as well as trade and commercial data, and over 100.000 time series. Access also includes the Shipping Intelligence Weekly.

Shipping Intelligence Network
A web-based intelligence system and source of commercial data on shipping and the shipping markets. The system includes wide ranging data, intelligence across most aspects of the shipping industry including vessel earnings, vessel values, fleet, newbuilding, market supply / demand, macro-economic data, trade flows and environmental technology.
World Fleet Register
A data and intelligence platform tracking Fleet, Eco Technology, Environmental Regulation and Markets. The functionalities and data include coverage of the world shipping fleet and companies, environmental technology (including alternative fuels and ESTs), newbuilding and ship repair market intelligence, insight and analysis across the maritime segment.

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Clarksons Database
Please note that you need to sign up with an individual account to access the two platforms. Sign up procedure:
1. Register on the Clarkson website using a valid email domain from your university ( ‘n.n.@the-klu.org’) at: https://www.clarksons.net/Portal/Account/Register#!/   .
2. This automatically links you to the KLU Clarksons Shipping intelligence Network and World Fleet Register subscription.
3. After clicking a verify email link that will be send to you, you will have instant access to both websites using a single user name and password tied to your email address.
 

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Clarkson research databases

Maritime LogisticsTransport LogisticsEnvironmentCompany InformationIndustry InformationMarket ResearchFacts and Figures

Datastream via EIKON

Full Text, Facts // Coverage: 1950 -

Description

Datastream (via EIKON) is a comprehensive economic and financial time series database.
Datastream is a global financial and macroeconomic database covering equities, stock market indices, currencies, company fundamentals, fixed income securities and key economic indicators for more than 175 countries. With access to a large set of historical financial content, one can use it to investigate correlations and relationships between global economic indicators and various asset classes. Content sets available include equities, international macroeconomic series (back to the 1950s), commodities, derivatives and company fundamental data and financial ratios on over 37,000 active quoted companies and over 24,000 inactive ones across 79 markets.

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Datastream Database
Due to license restrictions access to this database is limited to KLU researchers only. Please contact the KLU Library to enquire about access.

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Getting started

FinanceFinancial DataFacts and FiguresCompany Information

De Gruyter / Research Now (former Bepress)

Full Text // Coverage: 2000 -

Description

de Gruyter / Research Now (former Bepress/Berkeley Electronic Press Academic Journals) is a selection of more than 100 prominent peer-reviewed e-journals on Business, Politics and Law.
Research Now publishes more than 100 peer-reviewed and current e-journals in the fields of Business, Politics and Law, including the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Business and Politics, Global Economy Journal, Journal of Time Series Econometrics, Review of Law & Economics and Review of Marketing Science. Available via the publisher de Gruyter, who acquired bepress’s journal portfolio.

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De Gruyter Database
The current KLU license offers full text access.

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FAQ for end users

ManagementEconomicsJournal ArticlesFull Text

EBSCO Business Collection eBooks

Full Text // Coverage: 1960 -

Description

EBSCO Business Collection eBooks provides full access to a selection of business and economics eBooks on the EBSCO platform.
The Business Collection, provided by EBSCO, offers more than 21,700 e-book titles selected to assist in business research and to provide students with a better understanding of general business concepts. Content within the collection encompasses a variety of business topics, such as marketing, finance, computers and technology, human resources and public relations, with additional focus on career development, business ethics, leadership and management. New titles are regularly added to the package.

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EBSCO Business Collection eBooks Database
The current KLU license offers full text access.

ManagementEconomicsFinanceLeadershipCareer DevelopmenteBooksFull Text

EBSCO General Collection eBooks

Full Text // Coverage: 1611 -

Description

EBSCO General Collection eBooks contains full access to a selection of business, economics and management eBooks on the EBSCO platform.
The General Collection, available via the database provider EBSCO, offers more than 10,700 e-book titles. The database covers several topics in research, such as leadership and organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, economic development and risk management, international trade and investment and many more. New titles are regularly added to the package.

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EBSCO General Collection eBooks Database
The current KLU license offers full text access.

ManagementEconomicsFinanceLeadershipCareer DevelopmenteBooksFull Text

Economist

Full Text // Coverage: 1997 -

Description

The Economist is a newspaper covering world news, politics, economics, business & finance. New issues are published weekly.
The Economist is an international newspaper printed in magazine-format and published digitally. Its primary focus is current affairs, international business, politics, technology, and culture, but it also runs regular sections on science and technology as well as books and the arts.
A print version of The Economist is also available in the library.

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The Economist Database
You have to sign up with an individual account using a valid email domain from your university ( ‘n.n.@the-klu.org’ // ‘n.n.@stud.the-klu.org’) in order to access the articles. Please follow the instructions on how to register as a new user found here.
Please contact the KLU Library with questions about access.

EconomicsFinanceNewsNews Articles

Edward Elgar E-Book Archive

Full Text // Coverage: 1993 - 2015

Description

The Edward Elgar e-book archive provides access to econometric e-books, published between 1993 and 2015.
The Edward Elgar E-Book Archive is part of the online content platform Elgaronline for Edward Elgar Publishing. It includes scholarly research monographs, Research Handbooks, companions, dictionaries, encyclopedia and journals covering a variety of subjects:  Business and Management, Development Studies, Economics and Finances, Environment, Innovation and Technology, Law, Research Methods, and others.

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Edward Elgar Database
The current KLU license offers full text access.

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Under the section Help you can find various How-To videos that introduce you to different features and functions of Elgaronline.

Searching and Browsing
General Introduction to Elgaronline
Printing, Citing and Sharing Content

ManagementFinanceEnvironmenteBooksFull Text