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Business: Databases for Business

This guide provides a starter point for finding Business information.

Database Highlight

IBIS World Database provides:

  • Information and analysis on more than 700 industries worldwide
  • Global industry reports.
  • Industry research reports for Ireland, UK, US and more
  • Global Business research reports

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Database Decision Matrix

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ABI/INFORM Global™ is one of the most comprehensive business databases on the market. It includes in-depth coverage for over 3,040 publications, with more than 2,060 available in full text.

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete is a full text business database, covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business.

Emerald Insight

Large comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed management journals. 110 full text journals and reviews from the top 300 management journals.

FAME: UK and Irish financial company information and business intelligence

FAME is a database that contains information for companies in the UK and Ireland. FAME contains information on 3.4 million companies, 2.4 million of which are in a detailed format.

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Marketline Advantage

MarketLine Advantage is an interactive subscription platform offering a comprehensive and unique collection of company, industry, financial, and country information extending across every major marketplace worldwide.



Mintel's published market research has been helping leading businesses achieve their goals for over 30 years.

Passport (Euromonitor International)

International statistical information and market analysis. Access information by country, company, consumer market/lifestyle etc.