Business Resources

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A-Z List of DIT's Databases Business and Economics Electronic Journals
College of Business Style Guide Case Studies
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 Journal Ranking

ABS Journal Ranking The Association of Business Schools Journal Ranking is used to determine the general quality of Business Journals. The ranking is based on a peer review process which is informed by statistical information relating to citations from the title. The ranking is from 1 to 4, with 4 being the most prestigious one.
 ABS Journal ranking guide To check the ranking for a journal title, you need to identify your main subject category as per the ABS list and then look up your title from there. You need to register first before you can view the main subject catategories.


Journal Articles

Database Description Access from Home 
Academic Search Complete Provides access to articles from a wide range of disciplines, including business. DIT e-mail username & password
Business Source Complete Articles from scholarly and popular business journals. DIT e-mail username & password
Emerald Premier Articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. ‌DIT e-mail username & password
ScienceDirect Mainly a science database, but also contains articles from scholarly business journals. DIT e-mail username & password
Nexis UK  News, trade journal articles, company information, financial data, legal information, and market research. Staff/Student Number +  Your Library PIN

Market Research Reports

Database Description Access from Home
Business Source Complete Provides access to Datamonitor market research reports for markets all over the world, including Ireland. DIT e-mail username & password 


Provides access to Euromonitor market research reports for consumer markets throughout the world.
DIT e-mail username & password
Mintel Academic Market research reports for a range of Irish retail, leisure, and financial markets. Staff/Student Number + Your Library PIN


Contains advertising and marketing articles, case studies, reports, ad spend statistics and more.

Staff/Student Number + Your Library PIN

Company Information



Access from Home

Business Source Complete Choose Company Profiles from the More dropdown menu at the top of the search page to access Datamonitor reports on companies all over the world. DIT e-mail username & password              
Datastream Advance 4.0 Provides current and historical global financial and economic information. Contains share prices, company financials, exchange rates and more. Only available on a standalone computer in Aungier St Library. Not available outside DIT



Provides access to company profiles and a range of financial information including financial statements and ratios in relation to British and Irish companies.  Staff/Student Number + Your Library PIN


Provides Euromonitor company profiles for companies operating in consumer industries. 
DIT e-mail username & password
Nexis UK Click on the Company Profiles tab to access company reports (e.g., Hoover's company profiles) and director information for public and private companies throughout the world, including Ireland. Staff/Student Number + Your Library PIN 


Contains company profiles (from Passport) and case studies. Staff/Student Number + Your Library PIN 

IQS Directory

Has OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) companies information from Canada and US. Free resource


Country Information

Database Description Access from Home 
Business Source Complete  Provides country profiles by the Economic Intelligence Unit, Datamonitor, Global Insight, Country Watch, and more. DIT e-mail username & Password     


Country factfiles and socioeconomic statistics from Euromonitor.   DIT e-mail username & password

Advertising Information

Database   Description Access from Home 
Media Live Provides access to Irish advertising and media industry news in addition to television and radio audience statistics, newspaper circulation figures, and ad buys. Ask at Library for username and password.


Contains advertising and marketing articles, case studies, reports, ad spend statistics and more. Staff/Student Number + Your Library PIN
MediaStreet MediaStreet is a comprehensive Irish Media Business Directory (powered by MAPS). features the most up-to-date media information including market rates, industry news and market data.  Free Access


Taxation Information

Database  Description  Access from Home

Provides access to Institute of Taxation books, Irish Tax Review articles, legislation, Revenue Commissioners' materials, and more.

'How to' Tutorials

Staff/Student Number + Your Library PIN

 Case Studies



Access from Home

Henry Stuart Talks

HSTalks Videos provides access to world class lectures and case studies by leading experts from commerce, industry, the professions and academia.

DIT e-mail username & Password
Emerald An assortment of case studies that are ideal to use as illustrations of business and management issues. DIT e-mail username & Password
Business Source Complete Best way to retrieve Case Studies is via the Advanced Search tab. Type into the search box keywords for the type of Case Studies you are looking for and make sure to select CASE STUDY under the Document Type box. DIT e-mail username & Password


Has more than 11,000 Advertising Case Studies covering many industry sectors and regions from around the world.  


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