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.
The above totals do not include the retail value for any of the non-journal content in each database.
Active Full Text for FT50 Journals
The Financial Times publishes a yearly ranking of business schools that offer MBA, EMBA, and online MBA programs. These rankings include a research score, which is based on the number of faculty publications published in 50 academic and practitioner journals, known as the FT50 journal list. Here is how Business Source Ultimate compares to ABI/INFORM Collection across the FT50 journal list:
Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals
Business Source Ultimate includes rigorous curation and indexing of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 1,507 active global OA journals. Once validated and certified for inclusion, these OA journals are treated with high-quality subject indexing and sophisticated, precise/accurate full-text linking.
NOTE: EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service generate a lot more referrals for DOAJ than any other online platform.
The World's Highest-Quality Business Research Database — Includes Expanding International Content
*Expected figures by 31 July 2023
The Most Comprehensive Non-Journal Content of Any Business Research Database
Ahead of Print
Business Source Ultimate includes Ahead of Print content for relevant titles from key publishers.
Searchable Cited References
Business Source Ultimate includes 1,310 journals with searchable cited references.
The Highest Quality Subject Indexing
EBSCO has the premier and most highly regarded scholarly vocabularies curated by subject matter experts, covering all disciplines and major publishers.
EBSCO believes in breaking down barriers to information through Enhanced Subject Precision (ESP) mapping, bridging the gap between content and end users through inclusion of natural languages.
EBSCO databases support all learning types through textual and visual subject browse and information literacy training through subject access points in more than 30 languages. Watch video to learn more.
Business Source Ultimate includes 4,271 active indexed and abstracted journals. 3,015 of them are peer-reviewed.