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Database access and Registration

Most of our resource do not  require individual registration - you are prompted to use your LBS login. However a few do require registration, the most popular are listed below. Or view the complete list here. Other services such a Pitchbook use Single Sign on SSO - look for the link.

Capital IQ                          Market Intelligence Formerly SNL Financial
FactSet Vault Career Intelligence
Forrester WRDS  

The Economist
The Economist is available in full text, there is no need to register, ignore the login or My Account prompt.  We do not have access to the App. You can browse current and back issues but the search function has technical issues so use this alternative Economist source. 

Harvard content
You can read: Harvard Business Review  and HBR digital articles and we have certain Harvard e-books. 

Case studies
Cases are not Library materials but are purchased as required for courses. Students are able to buy cases from the


Single search

Single search across our textual databases. Summon is good for exploring topics and concepts. It finds:

 - books held in print
 - e-books and book chapters
 - articles
 - news and newswires
 - limited country, company and market research

It does not search  Statista, analysts' research  our market research or company databases, or specialist company, PE/VC or deals databases. Consult our research guides.

Library  catalogue  To locate books and e-books. Use to place a hold on a book that is on loan or to request an item not held. Go to My account to see what you have on loan.
Specialist  resources For resources by topic or industry see our Research Guides which include:Company Research, Market Research, News, PE, Banking, Pharma and healthcare etc.
Google Scholar Use it to find academic literature from a wide range of sources - try the advanced search located top left. If you use Google Scholar from our A-Z list of databases then it will will link through to our LBS subscribed resources.
Keep up to date

Consult our News Guide.  Ensure you have registered for the FT.Com and (without registration) you can read the latest issue of  The Economist. 

Factiva is our  global news database. It  includes the Wall Street Journal and the FT as well as other foreign news titles and professional and trade press and news wires.

Academic Research -  to browse a journal in your field use Browzine.
For table of contents from around 40,000 journals in a range of disciplines try ZETOC