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One-time registration is required using your SMU email address. After you have successfully created your account, you can access the content via website or mobile App. New York Times covers News, Editorials/Opinions-Columns/Op-Ed, Sports, Arts, Science, Styles, Home, Travel, and other features. News Archives are available from 1851.
Statistics portal covering a wide variety of topics, drawn from private and public sources of information. It contains dossiers (special theme insights), forecasts and industry reports. 170 industry sectors are covered, with additional focus on the digital market and economy. Also included are infographics, reports and results of studies from market research institutions.
WARC is a Marketing and Communications database providing resources ranging from branding to media planning & buying, adspend forecast, campaign development & tracking, audience insights, media channel intelligence and trends.
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CloudSource OA provides Open Access material and digital learning objects for teaching, learning, and research, including over 40 million Open Textbooks, journal articles and readings, as well as high quality openly available teaching and educational resources (open educational resources) such as case studies, lecture notes, syllabus, activities/labs, games, and datasets for teaching and self-learning.
Crunchbase is a platform for finding business information about private and public companies. Crunchbase information includes investments and funding information, founding members and individuals in leadership positions, mergers and acquisitions, news, and industry trends.
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ETF Global provides independent and objective research enabling investors to generate superior risk-adjusted returns balanced by disciplined risk management. ETF Global research model integrates four key areas central to research process: Fundamental Analysis, Behavioral Finance, Global Sentiment, Qualitative Evaluation and Risk Management.
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the English language, featuring the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words. The OED traces the usage of words through three million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. The OED includes all common words of speech and literature, including scientific/technical terms and foreign words in general use.
Perlego is an online etextbook library which provides access to over 900, 000 ebooks and readings on a wide-range of disciplines and topics including Business, Economics, Computer Science, History, Psychology, Art , Philosophy and the Social Sciences. With a valid access code, users can register for an account, and have unlimited access to the full-range of available titles on the platform, from a variety of academic and non-fiction publishers.
Accounts for access are on-request and each access allocation is valid for 30 days. To request for an account, please use this form. There are no limits to the number of times a user may request for access, although priority may be given for new requests. Find out more about Perlego from these user education videos. These set of FAQs may also provide more details.
Provides indexing and abstracts of journal articles, books, contributions to anthologies, and book reviews published worldwide since 1940. Topics covered include aesthetics, axiology, philosophy of education, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, metaphilosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.
PitchBook contains data on start-ups, their valuations and investment deals (by Private Equity firms, VCs and angel investors), along with their exits (acquisitions, IPOs, closings) for over two decades.
10 daily / 25 monthly rows of company, deal or fund data.
10 daily / 25 monthly rows of people data per user.
Sustainalytics is a leading independent provider of material environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) ratings to investors. It provides comprehensive assessment of a company’s ESG performance within four dimensions, including preparedness, disclosure, quantitative performance and qualitative performance.
UN Comtrade (United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database) is a comprehensive source of world trade statistics. Coverage includes monthly and annual trade data reported by countries, including merchandise flows by commodity and partner country. The Premium Site License allows additional options to bulk download large amounts of records via API.