Bloomsbury Applied Visual ArtsThis link opens in a new windowCombines visual inspiration with practical advice on everything from idea generation and research techniques to portfolio development in a diverse range of fields including: design and illustration, fashion and textiles, architecture and interiors, film and media, marketing and advertising, and photography.
IEEE XploreThis link opens in a new windowFull text content on electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. Incudes journals, conference proceedings, and active IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) standards.
British Standards Online (BSOL)This link opens in a new windowFull-text access to current, draft and historic British standards.
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Business Source Premier (BSP)This link opens in a new windowFull text coverage of trade and academic periodicals covering all business disciplines, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. Also includes industry and company profiles and SWOT analyses, country economic data and market research.
IBISWorldThis link opens in a new windowA comprehensive collection of reports on approx. 400 UK, 100 Irish and 350 German industries. Each report consists of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more. Also includes pan-European level reports for 100+ key industries and country-level research for France, Italy and Spain on these same key industries.
PassportThis link opens in a new windowOnline market research tool from Euromonitor, providing strategic analysis of market size and market share for products in countries around the world.
WGSNThis link opens in a new windowWGSN is the leading online trend forecasting and analysis service, providing creative and business intelligence for fashion, interiors, design, and the retail industries, via its Fashion and Insight platforms.
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British Library Business and IP CentreGuides highlighting useful databases, publications and websites and information for understanding intellectual property (IP). Includes links on searching for registered designs and patents
Web of Science (WOS)This link opens in a new windowAccess to: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index (Science and Social Science & Humanities), Emerging Sources Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index and BIOSIS Citation Index Backfile (1969-2008).
ScopusThis link opens in a new windowMulti-disciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.
BoB : Box of BroadcastsThis link opens in a new windowAccess to full archive of UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes. (Due to licensing restrictions, not available outside UK).