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The library has a great range of business databases to help students find quality and reliable information for their assessments. This includes:

ABI/INFORM Collection

A ProQuest database that includes thousands of scholarly and trade journals as well as market and industry reports from:

  • Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Hoovers/Dunn and Bradstreet
  • Business Monitor International
  • Oxford Analytica
  • Oxford Economic Forecasting
  • Emerging Markets Direct
  • Experian
  • Euromonitor
  • Acquisdata

Business Source Complete

An EBSCOhost database which includes the full-text journals, trade journals, general business magazines and reports including:

  • Case studies
  • Industry profiles
  • SWOT analyses
  • Books/Monographs
  • Articles from business journals, magazines and trade publications
  • Market research reports 
  • Product reviews
  • News articles
  • Country reports


The main products are the Australia Industry Reports and the Australia Company Reports.

* Australia Industry Reports (ANZSIC) – 30-40 page reports on 500 Australian industries, covering key statistics, and analyses of markets, operating conditions, performance and, major industry participants.

* Australia Specialized Industry Reports – a further collection of reports for industries that don’t necessarily fit into official classifications, particularly including emerging verticals and technology industries.

* Australia Business Environment Profiles – 2-3 page profiles covering external factors – such as weather conditions, government policies, commodity prices, and consumer attitudes – which affect industry and market performance.

* Australia Company Reports – profiles of the 2000 largest Australian and New Zealand companies and businesses, including at a minimum: company details, key personnel, financials, segments & industries, shareholders, subsidiaries, and service providers. Premium reports also include extra detail including company activities, cross directorships, industry ratios, and an analysis of the competitive environment.

For a full list of databases head to the Business databases page or see our Management Resource Guide.