World Bank's new publication World Development Report 2014: Risk and Opportunity - Managing Risk for Development is freely available in PDF format. The free WDR 2014 App for iPad makes this key World Bank flagship on risk accessible and mobile. Other mobile apps for further publications are available on the World Bank Mobile site.
The EconBiz database, the search engine for economic information (provided by ZBW German National Library of Economics), is available now through a new interface. The formerly separated interfaces of EconBiz and EconBiz Open were merged, the search option for open access publications only is easy to select now on the new interface. The publications of Corvinus Research Archive are searchable in EconBiz, too. The database is freely available.
The publications of Corvinus Research Archive institutional repository are searchable and available now in the EconBiz Open database, ensuring wider access to the research results of the university. EconBiz Open, provided by ZBW German National Library of Economics, offers researchers and students all over the world direct access to 800,000 journal articles and working papers which are freely available on the internet.
EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic database, is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature. EconLit with Full Text contains all of the indexing available in EconLit, plus full text for nearly 600 journals, including the AEA journals with no embargo. The database is now available from the university's LAN until 2 November 2013.
EconLit with Full Text
Greenleaf Publishing and GSE Research are offering free online access to the Sustainable Organization Library. The database is an online collection of books and journals (almost 400 volumes) covering the key areas of governance, sustainability, social responsibility, environmental management and related fields. The publications are available from the university's LAN until September 30th 2013.
Statista is the first statistics portal in the world to integrate data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into 21 market sectors, Statista provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. The database is now available from the university's LAN until September 30th 2013.
The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of Open Access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance and digital preservation. The subject of Economics, finance, business and management contains 189 titles, the books are freely available.
SAGE publishes more than 80 peer-reviewed journals in Management and Organization and related fields, many of which are ranked in the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports®. To celebrate the release of the 2012 impact factor and ranking results, the publisher invites you to read these recent, top-read articles from SAGE journals. The articles are freely available.