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Business Databases

1. ABI Inform - Covers Business, Management and Competetive Intelligence.
2. Accounting & Tax information - This full-text database brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources from 1971 – current for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting tax issues of the day.
3. Asian Business & Reference - This database focuses Asian business and financial information from key international publications.
4. Banking Information Source - This full-text database covers essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends from 1971.
5. Business Monitor Online - Risk profiles; Industry analysis and forecasts; company intelligence.
6. Business Source Premier - General business topics; market, industry and country reports; company profiles; SWOT analyses.
7. EIU Country Reports Gulf Region - Information on Gulf countries from the Economist Intelligence Unit.
8. Emerald - Journals and e-Books in Business, Management , Engineering, and Social Sciences.
9. EMIS: Emerging Markets Information Service: MENA - News, company and financial data direct from emerging markets in the MENA Region. Includes UAE.
10. European Business - This database contains the latest European business and financial information.
11. Frost & Sullivan - Global perspective on Business, Management , Engineering, Health and Social Sciences.
12. Hoover's Company Records - Company profiles and research material on businesses and organizations.
13. IFIS: Islamic Finance Information Service - A comprehensive online Islamic finance nformation portal with global coverage.
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15. Proquest Entrepreneurship - A wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners that blends practical and theoretical topics.
16. Regional Business News - Business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all U.S. metropolitan and rural areas.
17. Snapshots - This database offers international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments.
18. Zawya Corporate Monitor Newswire articles and detailed information on the top 10,000 companies in the Middle East.


1. Ebrary - Multidisciplinary e-books. Over 496,064 titles are available through ebrary for rentals and purchase on a “pick and choose” basis . Ebrary is set up so that when a patron either consult a book for more than ten minutes or refer to ten different pages or print or download any text, a short term loan for 7 days of a book is triggered. The Library will be charged for this. When the second user loans the same title, it will automatically be purchased for the Library e-book collection.
2. Dawsonera - Multidisciplinary e-books.Over 175,000 titles are available through for rent and purchase. Users browse through pre-determined profiles of content and trigger a purchase, whether this is by requesting a rental, previewing a title or suggesting for purchase.