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Electronic Business Resources - A to Z

ABI/Inform Complete via ProQuest

Full-text access to approximately 3,900 leading international business journals contained within the ABI Inform Global, Trade & Industry, and Dateline databases. Covers a wide range of business and management subjects. Includes market, industry, and country reports. Coverage: 1971 - current.


Bloomberg includes information on Equities, mergers and acquisitions, stock indices, commodities, currencies, economic data and statistics, government bonds, hedge funds, futures, credit default swaps, shipping and news. It also has company profiles, financial statements, analysts forecasts, industry sector information and stock ticker data for the last 3 months.

BMI Research

BMI Research provides access to global financial data, including reports, analysis, strategic content and forecasting, in a number of areas including Autos, Defence and Security, Oil and Gas, Power, Renewables and Water. It also provides full text access to reports on Hot Topics and areas of special interest.


BoardEx currently contains full details on over 17,000 company boards and 670,000 Individuals – board directors and senior managers. Our coverage consists of over 2,000 UK, 7,200 US company boards and a further 7,000 companies worldwide. BoardEx data is managed by our team of 250+ research analysts, ensuring its depth, quality and accuracy. To register to use this service, please contact MIRC with details of your research requirements.

British Standards Online

In addition to standards the site also includes technical handbooks, codes of practice, guidelines, specifications for product dimensions and performance, glossaries.

Business Premium Collection

Includes ABI/INFORM Collection; Accounting, Tax and Banking Collection; Asian and European Business Collection; Business Market Research Collection; and Entrepreneurship Database. Coverage: 1971 - current.

CRSP (Centre for Research in Security Prices) Data

CRSP contains data on Stock and Indices. The CRSP US Stock Database contains end-of-day and month-end prices on all listed NYSE, Amex, and NASDAQ common stocks along with basic market indices. The CRSP Indices database contains the CRSP Stock File Indices, the CRSP Cap-Based Portfolios, the CRSP Indices for the S&P 500 Universe, the CRSP Treasury and Inflation (CTI) Indices, and the Andex Treasury Indices.


Historical, global coverage of equities, stock markets, commodities, currencies, options, bond markets, company financials, and economic data.

EBSCO Business Source Complete

Full-text access to more than 3,700 scholarly business publications, including over 1,900 peer-reviewed journals. Covers all disciplines of business and management. In addition to journal articles, it also provides book content, conference proceedings, industry and market reports, country reports, and SWOT analyses.

Emerald Full Text

Emerald provides full-text articles in a range of business and management disciplines. Browse by books, e-journals, bibliographic databases or case studies.

Essential Science Indicators (InCites)

Essential Science Indicators (ESI) can determine the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in their field of study — as well as emerging research areas that could impact their work. This unique and comprehensive compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data is based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Web of Science™.

Exporters Almanac

The Exporters Almanac provides a single point of reference for the vast majority of the information that you need to develop your export effort, including the Kompass directory containing details on 11 million companies. Most of the content is freely available but the Premium content, including Kompass directory, is restricted to on-campus only.


Dow Jones service covering over 10,000 global press sources including over 2,000 newspapers and 4,000 trade publications. Also an excellent source of company information and financials. Coverage: variable, up to 30 years - current.


FAME is a financial information database of UK and Irish companies updated daily with up to 10 years of data. It allows you to search by any combination of over 300 criteria including geographic location, SIC code or activity description, number of employees, etc. The selected companies can then be displayed or printed in a variety of customisable formats or exported to other applications such as excel spreadsheets.

Fitch Connect

Financial data on over 33,000 private and public banks across 200 countries, along with up to 30 years of history, Economic data and 3-year forecasts on 110 sovereigns. Over 140,000 published reports, 30 report types, and up to 10 years of history, including rating reports, special reports and outlooks, macro risks and topical reports. To register to use this service, please contact MIRC.


Gartner is a global research and advisory company. It provides strategic insights, advice and tools that help leaders make informed decisions in the fields of IT, finance, HR, customer service and support, legal and compliance, marketing, sales, and supply chain functions. This resource is available to all staff and students through the University's institutional membership of Gartner, arranged by the Information Services PSU.


A global talent network provided by a collaboration between the careers service of Cranfield School of Management with EFMD Global Network. This is a portal targeted towards international students looking for placements back at home and UK students that want to explore an international experience. Set up your own personal portal to find internship, trainee positions, apprenticeships and graduate positions that are relevant to you from companies around the World. Suitable for SOM students only.


Leading market intelligence resource providing full-text access to UK and US industry reports, and global industry analysis across a wide range of sectors. Analysis includes industry overview and structure, competitive landscape, current performance and key external drivers, outlook and lifecycle.

Journal Citation Reports (InCites)

Journal evaluation tool using citation data drawn from over 8,400 scholarly and technical journals worldwide. The only source of citation data on journals, covering science, technology, and the social sciences.


The largest, free collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents (TOCs). Keep up to date with new issues of journals you follow by setting up an alert. You will need to register (free) in order to save your settings.

MarketLine Advantage

Global market and industry reports, most including a Porter's Five Forces analysis; company profiles with SWOT analyses, and country reports with PESTLE analyses.


Register to create your own personal account. Provides access to job vacancies, companies recruiting, careers advice, online recruiting events, Twitter and blogs.


Market research covering most of the UK’s consumer markets.


Global market research service and international consumer lifestyles. Also a comprehensive source of in-depth statistics for 205 countries, including historical data and forecasts. Coverage: 1977 - current.


Service containing more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. Coverage: 1894 – current.


International literature in psychology and related disciplines such as psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work.

Research Insight

Research Insight provides access to Compustat North America accounting data for publicly quoted companies (active and inactive). Current and historic information is available with Annual, Quarterly and Monthly data back to January 1979. Over 1000+ data items are included.

Research Professional

News and funding information for research professionals, including coverage of issues affecting the international research community. Also provides a large database of research funding opportunities.

Sage Journals

Access to full text articles contained from over 600 journal titles published by Sage, going back to 1999.

Sage Research Methods

The ultimate methods library to guide users through every step of the research process, with more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences. Methods Maps are available to help those less familiar with research methods to find the best technique to use in their research.

Science Direct

Access to Elsevier`s collection of full-text journal articles in the field of science and technology, and social science. Subjects include business, management and accounting, and economics and finance.


A huge database covering all areas of science, technology and medicine. It has several functions that allow searchers to personalise it to their own interests.

SDC Platinum

Global coverage of M&A deals and global IPOs. Best source for retrieving and downloading large amounts of data.

Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN)

Includes the Accounting, Economics, Financial, Management Research, Marketing, Social Sciences and the Cognitive Science Network. Aims to increase communication among researchers by publishing abstracts of top quality research papers, making available downloadable fulltext documents and providing alerts.

Sustainable Organization Library

The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) 2013 is an online library of books and journal issues focused on sustainability and social responsibility, drawn from a number of partner publishers including Greenleaf Publishing, Practical Action Publishing and Peter Lang. SOL contains approximately 380 volumes (books, journal themed issues and journal issues) and 5500 papers.

Taylor & Francis Online

Full text journal articles published by Taylor and Francis in the areas of science, technology and social sciences.

Thomson One

Access to a range of global company and market information including company financials, broker reports for companies and industries, private equity data for companies, firms and funds and deals information. Works only with Internet Explorer. Popup blocker must be disabled for downloads.

Times Higher Education

All Cranfield staff and students can get free access to Times Higher Education. With our institutional subscription, you can read online articles and digital editions using the THE website. You can also download the app to your device to get the magazine wherever you are.

UK Data Service

The UK's largest collection of social research data, providing access to a wide range of secondary data including large-scale government surveys, cross-national surveys, census data, international macrodata, business microdata and qualitative studies.

Vault Career Intelligence

Register with Vault to create your own personal account and have access to the following: downloadable career guides, employer profiles and rankings, discussion boards, industry blogs and news covering the latest trends and issues, leadership development profiles and Vault's job board, which matches employers and recruiters.

Web of Science

Previously known as Web of Knowledge, WoS includes the Conference Proceedings, Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and Medline databases. It covers a very broad range of subjects relating to science, technology, social sciences and medicine. The ability to carry out citation searching is a key feature.

Wiley Online Library

More than 350 online peer-reviewed journals for researchers and professionals. The subject areas covered include, business, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental science, education, electrical engineering, engineering, law, life sciences, mathematics and statistics, medicine, polymers and materials science, physics and astronomy, psychology, and telecommunications.


Workmaze provides access to the following in-depth MBA and MSc recruitment guides – Global MBA Recruiting Companies, Management Consulting and Full Guide – Masters Recruitment - Banking, Finance and Investment Companies and International Business guides. Giving access to top recruiter profiles in these industries, with named contacts where available, and key dates for applications.

Zetoc Electronic Table of Contents

Provides access to the British Library's table of contents of journal articles and conference proceedings. It enables you to set up email alerts and RSS feeds for journals.

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eJournals Finder
Electronic access to our journals by title.

Electronic Business Resources A-Z List
A-Z of MIRC’s electronic business resources.

eResources A-Z List
A-Z of all University Library subscription resources. CCNT login required.

Off-Campus Access
Logging in via OpenAthens.

Room Bookings
Click here to book the MIRC Media Room - or a study room at Kings Norton Library.

Support Off-Site Service - Dedicated help & support for off-campus staff and students. CCNT login required.

Cranfield Research Information System.

Cranfield Online Research Data – a repository for preserving your research data.

Manage your references.

Cranfield Masters Theses Archive
Full-text access to Cranfield Masters theses.CCNT login required off-campus.

The Cranfield Collection of eResearch. A digital repository of research output from Cranfield University.

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