Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
Business Source Ultimate: $1,196,939.69
Business Source Complete: $915,746.48
Business Source Premier: $622,824.16
Business Source Elite: $300,536.46

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:  

Active Full Text
in Neither
in Both
Unique to ABI
(Not in BSU)
Unique to BSU
(Not in ABI)
11 4 0 35

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 1,160 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 

Active Full-Text Journals by Country/Region
Australia & New Zealand
Central & Eastern Europe
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan
French-Speaking Europe
German-Speaking Europe
Italy & Italian Switzerland
Latin America & the Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
Netherlands & Flanders
Nordic Countries
South Asia & Southeast Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
United Kingdom & Ireland
United States
Australia & New Zealand: 68
Canada: 77
Central & Eastern Europe: 337
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 43
French-Speaking Europe: 93
German-Speaking Europe: 353*
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 21*
Japan: 33*
Korea: 11
Latin America & the Caribbean: 139
Middle East & North Africa: 130
Netherlands & Flanders: 34
Nordic Countries: 25
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 201
Spain: 43*
Sub-Saharan Africa: 44
United Kingdom & Ireland: 560
United States: 1,162
Australia & New Zealand: 34
Canada: 30
Central & Eastern Europe: 122
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 14
French-Speaking Europe: 49
German-Speaking Europe: 122
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 4
Japan: 1
Korea: 4
Latin America & the Caribbean: 56
Middle East & North Africa: 41
Netherlands & Flanders: 18
Nordic Countries: 14
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 79
Spain: 9
Sub-Saharan Africa: 9
United Kingdom & Ireland: 439
United States: 869
Australia & New Zealand: 11
Canada: 16
Central & Eastern Europe: 27
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 2
French-Speaking Europe: 12
German-Speaking Europe: 38
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 1
Japan: 0
Korea: 1
Latin America & the Caribbean: 12
Middle East & North Africa: 9
Netherlands & Flanders: 14
Nordic Countries: 3
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 57
Spain: 1
Sub-Saharan Africa: 3
United Kingdom & Ireland: 322
United States: 512
Australia & New Zealand: 6
Canada: 6
Central & Eastern Europe: 6
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 1
French-Speaking Europe: 7
German-Speaking Europe: 17
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 1
Japan: 0
Korea: 1
Latin America & the Caribbean: 5
Middle East & North Africa: 2
Netherlands & Flanders: 6
Nordic Countries: 0
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 46
Spain: 1
Sub-Saharan Africa: 2
United Kingdom & Ireland: 150
United States: 276

*Expected figures by 30 June 2022

The Most Comprehensive Non-Journal Content of Any Business Research Database

Full-Text Non-Journal Content
Case Studies – Business
Company Profiles / Information Records
Conference Papers / Proceedings Collections
Country Economic Reports
Industry Reports
Interviews – Business (Executive & Analyst)
Market Research Reports
SWOT Analyses
Videos - Associated Press
Videos – Business & Economics
Working Papers – Business
Case Studies – Business: 14,890
Company Profiles / Information Records: 1,185,250+
Conference Papers / Proceedings Collections: 138
Country Economic Reports: 1,246
Industry Reports: 8,757
Interviews – Business (Executive & Analyst): 11,742
Market Research Reports: 2,421
SWOT Analyses: 5,461
Videos - Associated Press: 75,000+
Videos – Business & Economics: 66,000+
Working Papers – Business: 10,005

Unique Full-Text Journals

Business Source Ultimate includes 2,388 active, full-text, non-open access journals not available in any version of Academic Search.

Ahead of Print

Business Source Ultimate includes Ahead of Print content for relevant titles from key publishers.  

Searchable Cited References

Business Source Ultimate includes 1,311 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 4,297 active indexed and abstracted journals. 2,953 of them are peer-reviewed.