Sustainable Organization Library trial
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.
OAPEN Online Library
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.
Free Access to Key Articles from SAGE Journals
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.
Discover Sociology with Wiley
Wiley celebrates becoming a premier publisher in sociology thanks to their journal's strong ISI impact factors. On this occasion they offer free access to an issue from each of their top-ranked sociological journals. The articles are freely available.
SSOAR - Social Science Open Access Repository
The Social Science Open Access Reporsitory (SSOAR) offers a steadily growing collection of social science documents with full text from vaious topics. The publications are freely available.
Free ebooks from DOAB
The DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books) database contains nearly 1500 ebooks from 17 scientific subject areas. The Business and Economics category contains 71 titles, the books are freely available.
Elsevier Backfiles on ScienceDirect
Elsevier Backfiles on ScienceDirect allow you to retrieve scientific information that was not previously accessible electronically and is difficult or even impossible to locate in print. The Journal Backfiles Collection contains more than 7 million articles published before 1995. The articles are available through the ScienceDirect interface from the university's LAN.
The happy Australians - OECD Better Life Index 2013
Australia is the happiest country according to the recently launched 2013 data of the OECD Better Life Index. This Index allows you to compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life. With this online interactive tool you can see how countries perform according to the importance you give to each of 11 topics that make for a better life.
Easier mobile access to the EBSCO databases
EBSCOhost Mobile 2.0 provides seamless access to the EBSCOhost interfaces via mobile devices without being forced to use/create separate EBSCOhost Mobile profiles. Using mobile detection technology, EBSCOhost recognizes whether or not users are connecting from a mobile device, and sends them to the appropriate version of the interface. Users accessing from a smartphone or other mobile devices are presented with an attractive, easily searchable mobile interface.