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Core Multi-disciplinary Databases
Off-campus users will require a library pin code. Below are links to multidisciplinary databases:
Use Ebscohost Web to select more than one database to search, check the boxes next to the databases and click Continue.
To search within a single database, click the database name.
Provides access to more than 20,000 management articles with an archive stretching back to 1994
Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. You can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites
ISI Web of Science
An academic citation index of scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Includes proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops and conventions.
An academic journal archive which includes over 140 economics journals
ProQuest Ebook Central customers impacted by COVID-19 get unlimited access to all owned titles from these publishers through mid-June. This means that all licenses – including single-user and three-user models – have automatically converted to unlimited access for that period
Sabinet African Journals
Sabinet African Journals encompasses the breadth and depth of African research content by offering the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text African electronic journals available on one platform. This service, which is easy to use and accessible anytime and anywhere, is a growing service — over 500 journal titles in 10 collections are available for individuals, corporates, universities, government departments, research institutions and law firms
A full-text collection of South African publications - chiefly newspapers and periodicals - from 1978 onwards - See more at: http://www.wits.ac.za/library/online-resources/databases/#s
Since its commercial launch in 1999, ScienceDirect as a multi-disciplinary database has evolved from a web database of Elsevier Science journals to one of the world's largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature. Also covers Arts, Humanities and social sciences. Full text coverage of all Elsevier journals from date of inception to the present. Excludes association titles.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources. It s designed to find the information scientists need. Quick, easy and comprehensive, Scopus provides superior support of the literature research process.
A full-text, multi-disciplinary database providing electronic access to all the journals published by Springer
A global database of banks' financial statements, ratings and intelligence from Fitch. Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Capital Intelligence. Includes risk profiles, economic and financial country-reports, stock data for listed banks, original filings, detailed bank structures, business and M&A news.
A global financial markets, company and economic research data platform. Provides detailed information for over 122 000 listed companies from 130 stock exchanges, plus over 21 000 economic data series from 70 sources for over 250 countries. Company information includes market data (price data and estimates), shareholding and ownership, company news, currencies, commodities, indices, fundamental analysis, peer analysis and stock screening. The wide range of economic data includes economic time series data, economic news and publications, and an economic calendar tracking release dates of key economic data events. Note: No passwords required. Click on the "Sign in" button to begin.
South African Financial reporting database: Provides historical and fundamental information on South African and International Listed and unlisted companies
IRESS BFA Expert
South African financial reporting database; provides historical and fundamental information on South African and international listed and unlisted complanies. Covers published financials from 1988, standardised financials from 1971 and preliminary and interim financials.
Financial information on 65,000 listed and major unlisted/delisted companies worldwide (51,000 are non-US companies). Includes: standardised and "as reported" financials, SEC filings, detailed earnings estimates as well as recommendations, ownership, stock data, news and ratings. * Note: access to this database is limited to 2 simultaneous users.
An online collection of analytical databases of South African socio-economic indicators.
Note:* First-time users will need to register on the site to gain access