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Databases

£360,000 worth of business information... because you're worth it.
Ange Fitzpatrick, Information & Library Services Manager

An A-Z list of our business databases - available to you wherever you are in the world

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Database What is it good for? Tags Access
ABI Inform Complete (ProQuest) Academic articles, country data, financial data, industry data, market research, news, people Ejournals For off-campus access, choose ‘Login through your library or institution’
Bloomberg International company & economic data and news, recent and historic. Import/export from Excel Company Available on dedicated terminals in the Information Centre only
Business Monitor International (BMI) Reports Reports on a wide-range of industries from countries around the world Industry For off-campus access, choose ‘Login through your library or institution’
Business Source Complete (EBSCO) Excellent starting place for all kinds of research: Academic articles, country data, financial data, industry data, market research, news, people Ejournals For off-campus access, choose ‘Shibboleth Login’ - watch a video showing you how
Capital IQ (S&P) Great for tearsheet information: Company profiles, competitor analysis, financial data, industry data, news, people Company Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access
Cite Them Right Comprehensive guide to citations and references in the Harvard Style Referencing University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Compustat Annual and quarterly income statements, balance sheets, statements and supplemental data on North American public companies Company Current faculty and PhD students can register for individual accounts. Shared ‘class’ accounts are available for Master students. Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access
CRSP (Registration required) Dataset comprising security price, return and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets Company Current faculty and PhD students can register for individual accounts. Shared ‘class’ accounts are available for Master students. Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access
Datastream International company & economic data and news, recent and historic. Import/export from Excel Company Available on dedicated terminals in the Information Centre only
Dawsonera Ebooks on a wide range of business (and other) topics Ebooks University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
EBSCO (Business Source Complete) Academic articles, country data, financial data, industry data, market research, news, people Ejournals For off-campus access, choose ‘Shibboleth Login’ - watch a video showing you how
EconLit The world's foremost source of references to economic literature Ejournals For off-campus access, choose ‘Shibboleth Login’
Economist The Economist online offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology Ejournals University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Economist Historical Archive Delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2006 Ejournals For off-campus access, choose 'Shibboleth users click here'
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Country Data Includes a full suite of up to 320 key economic indicators for a country Market For off-campus access, choose ‘Login through your library or institution’
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Industry Reports Includes five-year forecasts and latest developments across 4 key industries - Energy, Healthcare, Financial Services and Telecommunications - in 60 major economies Industry University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
EMIS Professional News, industry, company, market data and reports for emerging and established markets Emerging markets University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
eresources@cambridge Discover databases, full text services and other resources held by the University of Cambridge University Free access – no password required
ejournals@cambridge Search for journals, electronic and print, held by the University of Cambridge Ejournals Free access – no password required
eresources@cambridge - ebooks Discover databases, full text services and other resources held by the University of Cambridge Ebooks Free access – no password required
Euromonitor International (Passport) Excellent starting place for research: Country data, industry data, market research Market University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
EVENTUS Performs event studies using data read from the CRSP stock databases or pre-extracted from other sources Financial Current faculty and PhD students can register for individual accounts. Shared ‘class’ accounts are available for Master students. Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access
Factiva Global database of the world's most important and popular newspapers and trade journals News University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
FAME UK and Ireland database covering 7 million companies. Can be used to create mailing lists Company For off-campus access, type in ‘University of Cambridge’ and University members will prompted for their Raven ID
FT.com The latest UK and international business, finance, economic and political news News Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access through your browser, tablet or smartphone
FT.com Special Reports In-depth analysis on a wide-range of sectors and countries around the world News Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access through your browser, tablet or smartphone
Gartner IT Technology sector reports and insights from US research and advisory firm company Technology University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Harvard Business Review Access to articles from the printed edition of the Harvard Business Review Ejournals For off-campus access, choose ‘Shibboleth Login’ - watch a video showing you how
Henry Stewart Talks Audio-visual talks on marketing and management from Henry Stewart Talks Video For off-campus access, choose ‘Login via institution (Shibboleth)’
I/B/E/S Detailed and consensus estimates and forecast measures for 60,000 companies worldwide Financial Current faculty and PhD students can register for individual accounts. Shared ‘class’ accounts are available for Master students. Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access
IBIS World Industry and market reports database covering UK, US, China and Australia. Reports can be downloaded as PDFs Industry University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Investext Broker reports and financial data. Company University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
ISS (formerly RiskMetrics) Research and data covering corporate governance, proxy voting and corporate responsibility Company Current faculty and PhD students can register for individual accounts. Shared ‘class’ accounts are available for Master students. Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access
J.P. Morgan Research Features thousands of analyst reports covering over 3,000 global companies and all industries. Coverage is 2011 to current with a one week embargo. Financial For off-campus access, choose ‘Login through your library or institution’
JSTOR Great for older academic articles, 4-5 years old or older Ejournals For off-campus access, select ‘Login’, then select ‘Login via an institution’, search for ‘University of Cambridge’. University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Library Catalogue (iDiscover) Catalogue of the holdings of the libraries at the University of Cambridge. Search across print and digital collections, including newspapers and databases Books Free access – no password required
MarketLine Profiles up-to-date information on major companies, industries and geographies Market University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Mergent Online International database of company (public and private) financials, filings and executives Company University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Mergent Archives An archive of over 180K corporate and industry related documents spanning over 100 countries Industry University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Mintel Academic UK consumer & market and European retail reports database; reports provide market size data, current issues, forecasts and key industry players Market For off-campus access, choose 'Federated log in', type in 'University of Cambridge' and University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Mintel Market Sizes Industry and country data containing market size, market share and forecast data for thousands of consumer goods categories worldwide Market For off-campus access, choose 'Federated log in', type in 'University of Cambridge' and University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
The New York Times The latest US and international news, comment and analysis by one of the leading US daily newspapers News Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access through your browser, tablet or smartphone
Oxford Reference Online A digital library of encyclopedias on topics in the sciences, social sciences and humanities Digital Library For off-campus access choose ‘Login with Athens/Access Management Federation’, select ‘University of Cambridge’ from the list. You will be prompted for your Raven ID
Oxford Scholarship Online A digital library of monographs on topics in the sciences, social sciences and humanities Digital Library University members will need to use their Raven ID
Passport (Euromonitor International) Excellent starting place for research: Country data, industry data, market research Market University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
ProQuest (ABI Inform Complete) Academic articles, country data, financial data, industry data, market research, news, people Ejournals For off-campus access, choose ‘Login through your library or institution’
ProQuest Digital Dissertations International collection of dissertations and theses, spanning from 1743 to the present day Dissertations For off-campus access, choose ‘Login through your library or institution’
PubMed Over 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and e-books Medical For off-campus access, use the link provided on our databases page for seamless access
S&P Capital IQ Great for tearsheet information: Company profiles, competitor analysis, financial data, industry data, news, people Company Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access
SAGE Journals Multi-disciplinary collection of electronic journals including business, management and economics titles Ejournals For off-campus access, select ‘Login’, then ‘Login via your institution’. Choose your institution location: ‘UK Access Management Federation’ and then ‘University of Cambridge’. University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
ScienceDirect Multi-disciplinary collection of electronic journals including business, management and economics titles. Also some ebooks Ejournals For off-campus access, select ‘Login’ and then ‘Other institution login’. Search for ‘University of Cambridge’. University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Scopus Huge database of articles in science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities Ejournals For off-campus access, select 'Login' then 'Go to the Athens/Other Institution login'
Technavio Includes reports on high tech industries and megatrends Technology University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Thomson One Banker International company data incorporating Investext broker reports, deals and private equity modules. Company Only works with IE browser. You must allow pop-ups for the site. University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
UK Data Service Access to over 5,000 digital datasets, on a range of economic and social data, quantitative and qualitative Economic For off-campus access, select 'Login' then 'Login to UK Data Service'. Search for ‘University of Cambridge’ and University members will be prompted for their Raven ID
Vlearn VLearn is a video based learning resource which brings together leading thinkers from academia and thinking leaders from business Video Free access – no password required
Web of Science Huge database of articles in science, tech, social sciences and humanities. Includes citation analysis tools Ejournals For off-campus access, select 'click here to access Web of Science', then choose 'UK Federation' under 'Institutional (Shibboleth) users sign in'. Search for 'University of Cambridge'. University members will be prompted for their Raven ID.
World Market Intelligence World Market Intelligence offers international market, country and city data. Market University members will be prompted for their Raven ID. Once on WMI homepage, click on 'login' button to gain full access.
WRDS The Wharton School's gateway to financial datasets. Postgrads have a class password. PhDs and faculty have an individual password Company Current faculty and PhD students can register for individual accounts. Shared ‘class’ accounts are available for Master students. Contact the Information and Library Services team for help with access
ZETOC Track the current table of contents of thousands of academic journals and link to the full-text of the articles Referencing For off-campus access choose ‘Which institution would you like to sign in with?’ Then type in ‘University of Cambridge’. University members be prompted for their Raven ID