Library Business and Economics databases are accessible for all university staff and students. FBE databases are restricted to faculty staff and students.
Business & Economics Databases
Select databases most useful for Business and Economics Research alphabeticallyView
Selected databases most useful for Business and Economics Research by type.View
These databases can be accessed via the FBE Database Facilities on Upper Ground, Giblin Eunson LibraryView
These databases provide access to scholarly and trade level journals. Business and Economics based case studies can be searched and filtered in the following databases: Business Source Complete and Proquest
A more comprehensive list of business and economics - company, industry and country information can be found in the link below
General Business Video Tutorials
How to access company and industry databases via the University of Melbourne Library's homepage.
Factiva - For Australian and global news
Factiva provides access to the latest global business and industry news sources which are continuously updated.
Marketline - Industry data & analysis
This tutorial shows the basic features of Marketline, useful for this subject. it also compares the features of Marketline (which has a more international focus), to the Australian focused IBISWorld.
IBIS World - Australian Industry data and analysis
This tutorial shows how to access a product category within IBISWorld, and to see information on that category. It also shows the various tabs of content and how to search for broader reports.
Passport - Industry information
Passport is a global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide.
Statista - Industry statistics
Statista is a portal for market data, market research and market studies. The database contains statistics drawn from consumer survey results and industry studies from over 18000 sources on over 60000 topics.
This tutorial shows how to use the WARC database to search for information on brand and product advertising from news to case studies.
Who Owns the Brand? Passport and WIPO
This video tutorial shows two methods for determining what company owns a particular brand. WIPO is used for broader trademark brand ownership, and Passport is used to determine brand ownership in a national market context.
Specialised Video Tutorials
A video tutorial showing how to find company information for bottled water companies, in this case Coca Cola Amatil.
Tutorial showing how to find Company information for Bottled Water companies using Hoovers Company Search.
Tutorial showing how to find Bottled Water Industry Information using the Statista service.
This tutorial shows how to find case studies and marketing concepts for Bottled Water, using the WARC database.
EndNote - Importing References
This tutorial shows how to import references into EndNote, from the Discovery database and catalogue.
Profit and Loss Statements with DatAnalysis
This tutorial shows two methods for locating Profit and Loss Statements including accessing preformatted simple reports and bespoke custom built reports.
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Unless otherwise indicted these Helpsheets are authored by Martin Davies, Tim Beaumont and Dorothea Carter. If other institutions wish to use them please contact Dr Martin Davies.
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