Business Souce Elite (EBSCO)
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Economic articles from electronic journals, press videos and company profiles.

A lot of content can be downloaded as a PDF or HTML file.
With some content, however, a download is not directly available, but you can use SFX to check whether another database offers full-text access or to order a copy of the article via interlibrary loan.

Access options



  • Economics
  • Management

Licensed contents

  • E-Articles
  • Company profiles (see also Marketline)
  • Bibliographical reference (articles without PDF full text are available in print via interlibrary loan/SFX)
  • Associated Press videos (read more)

Good to know


> List with further upcoming webinars of the database provider (in English)

  • Several other databases may be included in your search via "Choose Databases" above the search field:

> eBook Collection: about 4500 English e-books published until the year 2007 (mainly e-books from the Gutenberg project and other open access e-books)

> Regional Business News: newspapers on US regional economic issues

> GreenFile: Publications on environmental issues such as global warming, sustainability, renewable energies, recycling, ... (partly full texts, but in general only abstracts)



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  • The app is now connected to our campus license for 9 months and may be used for research