Business & Humanities

Below you will find a list of E-Journal Collections related to all Business & Humanities subjects. To use these databases more proficiently, we recommend that you visit the Database/E-Journals Guides section under the Supports for You Tab.


Ebsco Business Source Complete

is the definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.

Ebsco Academic Search Complete

is an extremely valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

Ebsco SPORTDiscus

This database is the premier source of literature for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full-text content from many well-known and respected sources. It is an essential tool for health professionals, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies.

OmniFile Full Text - Mega Edition™

contains a wealth of essential material for learning and detailed research in a single, easily-searched database. With the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications, this database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work.



RILM Music Encyclopedias


RILM Music Encyclopedias is a unique collection of 45 seminal encyclopedias in full text, comprising 95,000 pages and including historical and current encyclopedias published between 1775 and 2017. It is international in scope, providing access to content written in the key languages of musicological research, among them English, German, French, Italian, Czech, Dutch, Greek, and Slovak. It is the first comprehensive collection of encyclopedia content spanning the most important disciplines, fields, and subject areas of historical musicology and ethnomusicology, with subject-specific focus on topics ranging from popular music, opera, instruments, blues and gospel, to recorded music and women composers.


Science Direct

ScienceDirect is Elsevier’s leading information solution for researchers, lecturers, students, scientists and information professionals . It combines authoritative, full-text publications with smart, intuitive functionality so that you can stay informed in your field, and can work more effectively and efficiently. This cross disciplinary database provides full text access to business, arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences peer-reviewed journals.

*IMPORTANT: To Register and set up your Personal Science Direct Account, please use the following link



Emerald Insight

Founded in 1967 as an offshoot of the University of Bradford, Emerald Group Publishing has become the world’s leading scholarly publisher of journals and books in business and management with a strong and growing presence in disciplines including social sciences, business & humanities, engineering and linguistics.

Quick facts
•All of the world's top 100 business schools (listed by the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2011 – FT 100) have Emerald authors.

•All of Emerald research journals are peer-reviewed to ensure the highest quality.

•In 2009, more than 21 million Emerald articles were downloaded and read in research and study. This equates to more than 50,000 a day, every day of the year.

•Emerald encourages research excellence in management through the Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards, in collaboration with the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).


SAGE Business Cases

SAGE Business Cases is the first discipline-wide digital collection tailored to your needs. These cases bring business to life – inspiring researchers & students to develop their own best practices and prepare for professional success.




Full text access to NSAI, ISO, EN STANDARDS

NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) develops and publishes standards to meet international demands for the quality, design, performance, safety and environmental impact of products and services.  The i2i Platform has been designed to provide lecturers and students with accurate and up to date full-text access to 55,000 current NSAI Irish Standards: straight IS (Irish Standards) EN (European Norms) and ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation). The i2i platform also lists the bibliographic content from over 350 international standards publishers covering over 1.5 million standards, references and equivalencies.  




The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. This community-built collection comprises contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.

The Digital Library serves educators, scholars, curators, librarians, and students at more than 1,350+ universities, community colleges, museums, libraries, and K-12 schools in 46 countries worldwide.

IMPORTANT: To use this resource off-campus you will need to login on-campus first and register with Artstor. Having done this you will then be able to access Artstor off-campus.


Practice makes perfect with Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts – the ultimate guide to a visual arts education. This comprehensive resource offers instant, searchable access to over 170 books which combine visual inspiration with practical advice on idea generation, research techniques, portfolio development and more, across the main visual arts disciplines.
It is an essential resource for students and educators globally, working across multiple fields of practice, including:

- Fashion and Textiles
- Design and Illustration
- Photography
- Film and Animation
- Architecture and Interiors
- Marketing and Advertising




JSTOR (Ireland Collection)

The JSTOR (Ireland Collection) is an interdisciplinary collection of journals and other materials. The content in this collection covers a wide range of disciplines, including music, art, history, literature, archaeology, sociology, mathematics and science among many others. Ceased rare periodicals essential to the study of Ireland’s cultural and political life can be found alongside journals publishing vital contemporary scholarship in their fields.


Base Digital Collections

BASE is the multi-disciplinary search engine to scholarly internet resources at Bielefeld University, provided and developed by the Bielefeld University Library

BASE complements the current metasearch system for catalogues and databases of the Bielefeld Digital Library by disclosing multiple scholarly full text archives, digital repositories and preprint servers on the World Wide Web. The service includes both full text and bibliographic information and indexes only qualified academic online resources from all academic disciplines


ERIC- Educational Resources Information Centre

An internet-based digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to bibliographic records of journal and non-journal literature indexed from 1966 to the present. ERIC also contains a growing collection of full-text materials in Adobe PDF format.

The ERIC collection includes bibliographic records (citations, abstracts, and other pertinent data) for more than 1.2 million items indexed since 1966, including journal articles,books,research syntheses , conference papers,technical indexes, conference papers technical reports, policy papers, and other education-related materials.