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ABI/INFORM

Primarily business and economics (management, finance and banking, accounting, trade, etc.), but includes engineering journals and journals from other fields as well, more than a third of which are available in fulltext. ABI/INFORM Global and Trade&Industry are included in the subscription.
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Business Source Premier

This database (business, marketing, management, finance, economics) contains bibliographic references plus 2'200 full-text journals as well market research, industry and country reports.
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EconLit

Electronic bibliography of the American Economic Association (AEA): ecnomic theories, production, country studies, trade, social indicators, etc.
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Factiva

Newspapers and magazines worldwide, including several Swiss publications, as well as company information and press photographs. Alerts are not possible.
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Nexis deutsche Suchoberfläche

Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps, Le Monde, New York Times) as well as country and company information.
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Nexis interface française

Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps, Le Monde, New York Times) as well as country and company information.
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NZZ (via Genios)

Archive of the NZZ and NZZ Folio from 1993 to the present and the NZZ am Sonntag from 2002 to the present.
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OECDiLibrary

The Swiss Fachhochschulen have a subscription to the OECD Statistics, Books & Periodicals, such as OECD Economic Outlook, OECD Economic Surveys, OECD Journal.
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Orbis

Orbis contains comprehensive information on companies worldwide. Use it to research individual companies, search for companies by profile and analyse companies. Also contains market research reports from Marketline. Please use the master login to register your personal account:

  • for BFH: Username: BFH-register Password: bvdregister
  • for FHNW: Username: FHNW-register Password: bvdregister
  • for FHO: Username: FHO-register Password: bvdregister
  • for HES-SO: Username: HES-SO-register Password: bvdregister
  • for HSLU: Username: HSLU-register Password: bvdregister
  • for SUPSI: Username: SUPSI-register Password: bvdregister
  • for ZFH: Username: ZFH-register Password: bvdregister

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Orbis

Direct access to the database without personal account option.
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SAGE Management & Organisation

93 management and organisation journals from 1999.
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WISO

References to articles in the German language on sociology, social work, business and economics, political science. WISO Wirtschaftswissenschaften contains approx. 300 magazines and 1'600 e-books in full-text.
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further sources

ACM Digital Library

Information Technology: - ACM Digital Library: all their publications available in full-text (journals, conference reports, newsletters, special interest groups) - The Guide to Computing Literature: references to other - non-ACM - literature including dissertations and technical reports.
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Amadeus

Contains financial information for public and private companies across Europe as well as market research reports. Amadeus is integrated into the database Orbis. For further information go to Orbis.
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Annual Review of Economics

Review articles of important research in this field from 2009.
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Annual Review of Financial Economics

Review articles of important research in this field from 2009.
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Annual Review of Resource Economics

Review articles of important research in this field from 2009.
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Annual Review of Statistics and its Applications

Review articles of important research in this field from 2014.
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CAB Abstracts

Agriculture and forestry, chemistry, nutrition, food technology and science, medicinal plants and pharmacology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, tourism, etc. 14 simultaneous users.
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Cambridge Books Online

All collections: Click on "Access to" to open the search interface for Cambridge e-Books. In "Advanced Search" mode you can limit your search to accessible content only. The e-books can be opened, saved and printed chapter by chapter as PDF. Unlimited simultaneous access. Titlelists by subject can be found below. 
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Codexplo

Enables the search for articles in the ZGB/OR-law commentaries: Basler Kommentar, Berner Kommentar, Commentaire romand, Zürcher Kommentar. Codexplo is presently only available in French.
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Derwent Innovation Index

Patent database with explanations (abstracts) for each patented invention. Similar patents are grouped in patent families and precise classification of patents.
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Dissertations & Theses (A&I)

References for more than 2.4 million dissertations and master's theses worldwide from 1861. Abstracts are available for dissertations from 1980 and for master's theses from 1988. Previews of the first 24 pages are available for some dissertations.
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Emerald Management Xtra 120

120 academic journals, mainly in the fields of economics and management, library and information sciences as well as business cases. Back issues available from 1994 to the present, except for new or recently acquired journals. 
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Enzyklopädie der Wirtschaftsinformatik

Encyclopedia for business informatics. This encyclopedia is still in the development stage.
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Espacenet

Patents: Espacenet, the database of the European Patent Office, contains patent information (original documents including illustrations) from 72 countries and regions.
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IBSS International Bibliography of the Social Sciences

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences of the London School of Economics: Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology.
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Journal Citation Reports

Provides information on academic journals, such as the impact factor, as a measure to assess the significance of a publication.
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JSTOR E-Books: Business Collection 2012-2014

Contains 20 titles from 2012 to 2014. The books not marked with an X are accessible.
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JSTOR E-Books: Economics Collection 2012-2014

Contains 22 books from 2012-2014. The books not marked with an X are accessible.
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LISA

"Library and Information Sciences Abstracts": more than 400 library and information sciences journals referenced from 1969.
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LISTA

"Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts": Database for library and information sciences. References from more than 580 journals, books and conference reports from the mid-1960s.
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NCJRS

US Department of Justice: criminal law and criminology.
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Perinorm

Information on important national and international norms. Please request user name and password in your library.
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PsycArticles

Full-text collection of psychology journals (acces for ZHAW, PHZH, FHNW and HES-SO only).
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PsycInfo

Psychology and related fields of interest: psychiatry, medical care, sociology, economics.
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Psyndex

Tests: used in the fields of psychology and education in German-speaking countries. Lit & AV (Literature and Audiovisual Media database): bibliographical information on publications in psychology by authors in German-speaking countries.
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Regional Business News

Contains regional business publications from the United States.
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Springer Reference DE (German Language)

Collection of continuously updated handbooks in medicine, psychology, the humanities and social sciences, law, engineering, information technology and economics.
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SRMO SAGE Research Methods Online

Information on research methods in the social sciences derived from books, reference works, dictionaries, journals and videos. Taxonomy or methods map helps visualize the relationship between methods. Now includes cases, i.e. illustrations of how methods are applied in actual studies.
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Web of Science

Multidispiplinary database including:

  • Science Citation Index
  • Social Science Citation Index (with economics)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with architecture)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index: - Science - Social Sciences & Humanities

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Zentralblatt für Mathematik

Pure and applied mathematics (mechanics, physics, economics, biology, chemistry, information technology, communications, operations research, statistics, etc.)
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BIS - Bank for International Settlements

THE BIS fosters cooperation among central banks and other agencies in pursuit of monetary and financial stability. The website contains international financial and banking statistics.
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FORS

Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences FORS surveys: - Swiss household statistics - Swiss electoral surveys - International surveys (European Social Survey, MOSAiCH-ISSP)
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GetInfo

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IMD - World Competitiveness Center

Information and summaries from the World Competitiveness Report.
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Infonet Economy

Provides a single point of access to electronic publications in economics from Swiss institutions.
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International Monetary Fund

Publications include World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report, Finance & Development as well as country information.
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Oanda

Currency information and conversion tables.
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RePEC: REsearch Papers in EConomics

Working papers, journal articles, software items, books and book chapters from 1'500 archives in 76 countries, including Switzerland.
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SSRN: Social Science Research Network

Reference database and some full-text research reports in the social sciences (business/management, economics/finance, law, political science).
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Swiss Exchange

Homepage of the Swiss stock market with information on listed companies, regulations, statistics, etc.
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Swiss National Bank

Contains Swiss National Bank publications on financial stability, monthly economic and bank statistics, etc.
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World Bank Open Knowledge Repository

Research papers and publications of the World Bank.
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World Legal Information Institute

Publicly available legal resources.
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Worldwide Registries

Worldwide list of company registers.
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