Business Source Ultimate

Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world. 

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Title List:
Journals: Excel | HTML
Subject: Excel | HTML
Other: Excel | HTML

Content Includes:

  • 2,545 active, full-text, non-open access journals and magazines
  • 1,465 active, full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals
  • 910 active, full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals with no embargo
  • 878 active, full-text, non-open access journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus
  • 27,000+ videos from industry leaders

Subjects Include

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Banking
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • Marketing

Business Source Versions Compared

Business Source Ultimate
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals: 1,465
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals with No Embargo: 910
Business Source Complete
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals: 922
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals with No Embargo: 440
Business Source Premier
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals: 556
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals with No Embargo: 208
Business Source Elite
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals: 299
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals with No Embargo: 138

Business Source Versions Compared

Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals
Active Full-Text Peer-Reviewed Non-Open-Access Journals with No Embargo
Business Source Ultimate 1,465 910
Business Source Complete 922 440
Business Source Premier 556 208
Business Source Elite 299 138

Business Source Ultimate has a winning formula: Business students learn about accounting, finance, banking, marketing, management and much more with one comprehensive package that also includes full text of journals found in key subject indexes.

In addition to accessing essential full-text journals, business students can delve into case studies, country economic reports and company profiles, as well as interviews with executives and analysts – the key players whose roles they are studying to fill.

Global Business Perspective

Business Source Ultimate provides students with a broader, more global perspective in their research to track business trends and topics worldwide with thousands of English-language and native-language full-text journals from Asia, Oceania, Europe and Latin America.

Superior Video Content

More than 27,000 videos from Harvard Business Publishing, IGI Global, Kiplinger Washington Editors, the Academy of Management and other top providers offer students essential information from industry leaders. Videos relevant to the search terms will appear in a panel in the result list.

In addition, a collection of more than 75,000 videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency, adds a new dimension to student research. With footage from 1930 to the present and updated monthly, the collection covers a wide variety of topics.

Unique Company View

Through the Company View feature students receive detailed company information on finances, subsidiaries, products, employees and industry specifics for more than 1.1 million of the world’s largest public and private companies.

The Content in Context feature allows students to investigate a company through contextual access to related information including:

  • Case studies
  • Industry profiles
  • SWOT analyses
  • Books/Monographs
  • Articles from business journals, magazines and trade publications
  • Market research reports 
  • Product reviews
  • News articles
  • Country reports

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