Drs. P.J. Plaatsman

Faculty liaison/EDSC

Erasmus University Rotterdam

University Library, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50

T: +31 (0)10 4081227

E: datateam@ubib.eur.nl

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Find literature in sEURch

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Literature on a particular topic

When you need to find literature on a particular topic, these databases are recommended:

ABI/Inform Complete

ProQuest's ABI Inform Global offers journal and news articles, research, trade- & industry
and country reports and dissertations. It also has a substantial archive.
The information in ABI Inform Global is primarily focused on the US, but increasingly also on
Europe and Asia.

Business Source Premier

The bibliographic part includes indexing and Abstracts for 1.300 scholarly business journals
dating back to 1886. Contains author profiles for the 40.000 most-cited authors. Financial
data, conference proceedings, case studies, reports on investment, industry or market
Economic country reports from WEFA (Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates). Searching on
company profile (Datamonitor report) is possible.


Gives access to the RePec archives, containing working papers, journal articles, software,
books and book chapters.
The RePec archive is also accessible through Economists


International bibliographical database for economists.


Factiva contains business information and news from local and global newspapers like the
Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal, trade journals, magazines and newswires like Dow
Jones, Reuters and the Associated Press.

ACM digital library

Collection of full-text articles on informatics and computer science published in ACM
(Association for Computing Machinery) periodicals and pr

Background information, definitions etc.

This widget allows you to search within the reference works available in sEURch:

These online encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks are recommended:

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Digital encyclopedia on sociology and related sciences.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Encyclopedias on management, business, law and social science.
New Palgrave dictionary of economics online Online version of the well known dictionary economics.
Oxford Reference Coverage of everything from art to accountancy, politics to physics and computing to classics with quick-reference information plus authoritative in-depth articles. 
Contains a wide range of English dictionaries and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, Italian and Latin. Plus thesauri and guides to English grammar and usage.
Idea Group on informatics Encyclopedias for the information science
Sage research methods online SRMO helps you to answer your research methods and research design questions with over 100,000 pages of book, journal and reference content.


You can browse all e-journals in the A-to-Z list.