GreenFILE is a free research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Featuring hundreds of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect ecology. The total number of records is approximately 612,000, and full text is provided for more than 9,100 records from open access titles. The database is freely available.
DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses. The DART-Europe partners help to provide researchers with a single European portal for the discovery of electronic theses and dissertations. The Ph.D. theses defended at the Corvinus University of Budapest can be found there, too, through the Corvinus Ph.D. dissertations archive. The database is freely available without restrictions.
The online edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics is a dynamic, updated resource serving the information needs of a new generation of economists with its nearly 2,000 articles. The online edition incorporates the quarterly additions and updates with the new articles, too. The database is freely available from the university's LAN.
OECD's annual report Going for Growth builds on OECD expertise on structural policy reforms and economic performance to provide policymakers with a set of concrete recommendations on reform areas identified as priorities for sustained growth. This issue reviews the progress made on previous recommendations and identifies new priorities for the near term. The new issue Economic Policy Reforms 2013 Going for Growth is now free to download from the university's LAN. It is also available to read online without restrictions on the OECD website.
The European Commission is conducting a pilot initiative on open access to research articles in its 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7), aiming to ensure that research results funded by the EU citizen are made available to the population at large for free. The OpenAIRE portal provides the online accessibility and searchability of the research results.
Through the Corvinus Research Archive, the publications of the Corvinus University are transmitted to the OpenAIRE portal. Two articles of the university's researchers can be found now on the site of the ASSPRO CEE 2007 project, too.
Springer is offering free online access to Springer eBooks published between 2005-2012 (grouped in 13 subject collections, e.g. Economics, Business & Management etc.), to the complete SpringerImages collection and to the Zentralblatt MATH bibliographic database. The publications are available from the university's LAN until 31 March 2013.
EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) is pleased to announce the release of two important publications – a 200-page textbook, The Sustainable Business (2nd edition), and a 30-page accompanying workbook. E-versions of these publications are now available free from the EFMD website.
From 22nd January - 5th March, all Cambridge Journals content published in 2012 will be available for free on CJO. All you have to do is register. There’s a lot you can do in 6 weeks; it’s long enough to watch the Lord of the Rings trilogy 88 times, and for Usain Bolt to win 37,878 100m sprints. You could train to be a ski instructor, or take 117 trips to the moon on a NASA probe. Or, you could read the 100,000 articles that were published in Cambridge Journals in 2012…
OECD Factbook provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmental indicators, in a range of user-friendly formats. More countries than ever are covered in greater detail, enabling direct comparisons for many indicators between OECD Members and major additional countries. The electronic version is freely available online:
OECD Factbook 2013
Key figures on Europe 2012 presents a selection of statistical data on Europe. This pocketbook may be viewed as an introduction to European statistics and provides guidance to the vast range of data freely available from the Eurostat website. The complete version is also available online: Europe in figures - Eurostat yearbook 2012