Posted on 9th Oct 2018

Library Services are very pleased to tell you that we've upgraded our subscription from Business Source Premier to Business Source Complete. This means we have enhanced content and coverage available from the same EBSCOhost platform you all know and love.

Looking for a simple, yet powerful way to search across all of the most important business journals? Business Source Complete is the resource for you. It is the world’s definitive business database, and it is available from the Library now!

What is Business Source Complete?

EBSCO's Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database. With premium full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals, this database is an essential tool for business students. It covers all disciplines of business including: marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and lots more. Although this is a business focused database it does also contain good quality academic content in the social sciences, technology and law.

What content can I find in Business Source Complete?

  • More than 2100 active full-text journals and trade publications
  • Almost 1300 of these full-text journals are peer-reviewed and 770 titles have no embargo.
  • More than 840 active full-text journals are indexed in Web of Science or Scopus.
  • Over 67,000 videos from the Associated Press with footage from 1930-present - videos relevant to your search terms will appear in a carousel within the results list.
  • The Company View component provides detailed information for over 1.1 million of the world's largest public and private companies. Data includes financials, subsidiaries, products, employees, industry information and more.
  • Users gain a broader and deeper approach to investigating a company through contextual access to related information including:
  • Case studies
  • Industry profiles
  • SWOT analyses
  • Books/monographs
  • Articles from top business journals, trade publications and magazines
  • Market research reports
  • Product reviews
  • News articles
  • Country reports

Where can I access Business Source Complete?

You can access Business Source Complete from here: Business Source Complete Authenticated Link

Like all of our subscription Library resources, you should access via the authenticated links on our Resources A-Z page or our Subject Guides. This ensures you have seamless access to full-text content both on and off-campus and won't have to go hunting around each database platform looking for the correct login option.

You will also be able to discover a lot of content such as journal articles, books and market research reports from Business Source Complete via LibrarySearch. However, it is worth noting that LibrarySearch only indexes about 80% of BSC content and items like videos and images will only be available on the Business Source Complete platform itself.

Where can I get help with Business Source Complete?

If you need any further help with this or any Library resource please email us:, contact your Academic Librarian or pop along to one of our Library & IT drop-in sessions

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