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ABI/INFORM Collection
Subscribed database: All reading room PCs
ABI/INFORM Collection comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, business and economics periodicals, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data.
The database can be searched individually or cross-searched with other Proquest databases.
Terms and conditions apply.
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British granted patent specifications
Subscribed database: All reading room PCs
This document store contains pdf copies of British patents from 1617-1899. It also contains pdf copies of granted British patents from 1st January 2007. NB: This is not a searchable database and you must know the number of the patent you want to retrieve.
Download up to five specifications per week; Terms and conditions apply.
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British Standards Online
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Full text access to current, historic, and draft standards produced by the British Standards Institution. Includes c.40,000 current British, European and International standards, covering products and services. Updated daily.
NB: This is a view-only subscription – printing is not permitted.
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Business Source Complete
Resources available on a personal device - Registered Readers
Full text from 11,000 sources, including over 1000 international top ranking business journals. Provides information on most areas of business, as well as country economic reports.
Email up to 25 articles per day using internal email function. Terms and conditions apply.

NB: Reader Pass holders can access this resource on a personal device.
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Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
Selected free resource
The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)is the professional and examining body for patent attorneys in the United Kingdom. CIPA holds regular Clinics at a number of sites around the UK to provide free basic advice to unrepresented innovators who are at the early stages of developing an idea. The Clinics are all given by a Registered Patent Attorney who is a Fellow of the Institute.
This resource is freely available.
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The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
Selected free resource
The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys is the professional body responsible for the regulation of the Trade Mark Attorney profession under the Legal Services Act 2007. Members of CITMA have set up a regular clinic where you can get free advice from fully qualified professionals, who will offer advice on protecting your trade marks and avoiding infringement. Clinics are held every second Thursday of the month, except in August and December.
This resource is freely available.
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COBRA (Complete Business Reference Adviser)
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
An encyclopaedia of practical information for starting, running and managing a small business.
Includes over 4,000 fact sheets, local area profiles.
Download up to 10 reports a week. Terms and conditions apply.
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Community Trade mark search database
Selected free resource
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is the official registration office of the European Union responsible for the registration of Community trade mark (CTM) applications. This is the EUIPO Community Trade mark search database.
This resource is freely available.
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Derwent Innovations Index
Resources available on a personal device - Registered Readers
Provides international patent abstracts written by professionals. Includes facilities for searching by 'owning company', forward and backward citation and some status information. Coverage: 1963 to date depending on subject.

NB: Reader Pass holders can access this resource on a personal device.
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DesignView
Selected free resource
This database provided by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) allows you to search for designs registered in an increasing number of EU countries.
This resource is freely available.
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Ebsco: onsite and remote databases
Resources available on a personal device - Registered Readers
The Library subscribes to over 30 (bibliographic, indexing and full text) databases hosted by Ebsco. The databases cover a range of subjects.

NB: Reader Pass holders can access some Ebsco databases on a personal device.
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eMarketer
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
International market research and trend analysis on Internet, e-business, online marketing, media and emerging technologies.
Download up to 10 reports per day. Terms and conditions apply.
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EMIS - Emerging Markets Information Service
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Company, Industry and Economic information focusing on the markets of Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Latin America. Includes company reports, financial statements.
Download up to 10 reports per day and 250 companies in list from per week. Terms and conditions apply.
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Espacenet
Selected free resource
The European Patent Office website. Allows patents to be searched internationally. Many complete specifications are available. The coverage varies by country.
This resource is freely available.
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European Patent Office
Selected free resource
The European Patent Office (EPO) offers inventors a uniform application procedure which enables them to seek patent protection in up to 40 European countries. Supervised by the Administrative Council, the Office is the executive arm of the European Patent Organisation.
This resource is freely available.
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The Exporters Almanac
Selected free resource
Covers 250 Country & Territory Profiles plus 30 Industry Profiles; e-Commerce Resources; International Support Services; online business directories; Trade Leads & Promotion Services and Procurement Opportunities.
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Factiva
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
More than 10,000 publications from 159 countries in 22 languages providing the latest news
from many industries & regions. Includes newswires & BBC Monitoring.
NB: Only available on Library PCs in the Business & IP Centre, the Social Sciences
Reading Room and two PCs in the Newsrooom.
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Fame
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
FAME is a UK & Irish company database listing 9 million companies with access to information such as accounts and director details. Searches can be made by industry, location or financial information.
Download up to 5 reports and up to 500 companies in list form per week. Terms and conditions apply.
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Frost & Sullivan
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
In-depth global market research & strategy reports covering medical technology, chemicals & plastics, automation, electronics, energy systems, environmental & building technologies and IT.
Download up to 10% of one report. Limited to two reports per person per calendar month, with no repeats from the same title. In addition 1 executive summary download per person per month. Terms and conditions apply.
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GlobalData
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Independent analysis of the UK and European retail industry and the global Fast Moving Consumer Goods market. Covers clothing & footwear, food & drink, DIY, electricals, homewares and personal care sectors.
Download up to 20 pages of text per day.
Limited to once a month from the same report/sector. No data to be extracted from the
interactive data dashboards. Terms and conditions apply.

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Grantfinder
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Identify, apply for and manage funding. Europe's leading grants and policy information service since 1985, featuring over 8,000 continuously updated funding opportunities.
Please use our Chat service to request a login.
Download up to 10 reports per week.Terms and conditions apply.
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IBISWorld
Subscribed database: All reading room PCs
Market research on 100s of industries in the UK, including statistics, analysis and forecasts.
One chapter from up to 4 reports per month, excluding Key Statistics.
No additional downloads from same reports. Terms and conditions apply.
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Intellectual Property Office
Selected free resource
The official government body responsible for Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the United Kingdom. Site provided access to UK national patent, trade mark and registered design information. Also application forms, fee information and general information relating to IP.
This resource is freely available.
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Kompass Worldwide
Subscribed database: All reading room PCs
Detailed product and service listings for over 2.8 million companies in 70 countries. Key source for manufacturers and suppliers with over 300,000 topics covered.
Download up to 50 companies in list form per week. Terms and conditions apply.
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Local Data Online
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Retail location data and insight for 2,700 UK locations, 450 business types and thousands of companies. Includes market analysis, profiling and risk analysis for high streets, town centres, shopping centres, retail parks and out of town stores.
Download one Location Summary report and a list of up to 500 companies per month. Terms and conditions apply.
NB: Please ask staff at the Business & IP Centre Reference Enquiry desk to log you in.
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Management & Business Studies Portal
Selected free resource
Subject-focused website by the British Library bringing together the latest UK management research with practical business and management content from our vast print and digital collections. Includes downloadable research reports, consulting reports, market research, thinkpieces, and exclusive articles written by external experts.
This resource is freely available.
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Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965
Subscribed database: All reading room PCs
This resource provides a unique insight into the consumer boom of the mid-20th century. It contains the complete research proposals and studies produced by Ernest Dichter and the Institute for Motivational Research and includes thousands of fully searchable market research reports, business biographies and a visual gallery of hundreds of adverts from the era. The main focus is on American and international brands and markets but the resource also contains some reports of specific interest to researchers looking at the mid-century development of consumer culture in the UK on topics ranging from the youth market for cigarettes to foundation garments.
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MarketIQ
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
MarketIQ contains detailed information for 2.8 million registered UK and Irish businesses with their branches and 1.6 million 'non-corporate' entitles like sole traders. Among the 5 million contact names are Marketing Managers and Directors.
Download up to 5 company or peer reports per week and up to 500 companies in list form per week. Terms and conditions apply.
NB: Please ask staff at the Business Reference Enquiry desk to log you in.
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Mergent Archives - company reports
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Over 1 million historical annual reports and reporting documents from 100 countries.
Download up to 10 reports per day. Terms and conditions apply.
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Mintel
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Full-text access to Mintel's Horizons UK series which covers an extensive range of consumer and lifestyle markets in the UK.
Download 3 subsections per report from Market or Consumer or Brand/Company. Excludes Executive Summaries and Data. Up to 2 reports (6 sections) per week in total. No additional downloads from the same report Terms and conditions apply.
NB: This resource is only available in the Business & IP Centre.
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Orbis
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Orbis is a global company database of 144 million publicly listed and private companies in 207 countries around the world, providing access to contacts, accounts and corporate structure information.
Download up to 5 reports and up to 500 companies in list form per week.Terms and conditions apply.
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Passport (Euromonitor International)
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Provides comparable international market intelligence on countries, consumers and industries. Contains over 4,500 global, country, industry and company reports.
Download up to 1,000 cells of data and up to 20 pages of text per day. Terms and conditions apply.
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Patent scope
Selected free resource
A World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) database which allows access to millions of patent documents namely International Patent Applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) plus regional and national patent collections from 25 participating countries.
This resource is freely available.
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Regional Business News Plus
Resources available on a personal device - Registered Readers
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

NB: Reader Pass holders can access this resource on a personal device.
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Registered Community Design search database
Selected free resource
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is the official registration office of the European Union responsible for the registration of Community design (RCD) applications. This is the EUIPO Registered Community Design search database.
This resource is freely available.
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Statista
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Statista offers access to statistics and studies on 80,000 topics and 170 industries. Statista enables users access to relevant market and consumer data and to process it. The data is available in English, German, Spanish, and French and is expanded and updated daily.
Download up to 5 reports per day. Terms and conditions apply.
NB: Only available on Library PCs in the Business & IP Centre.
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TMView
Selected free resource
This database provided by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) allows you to search for trade marks registered in every EU country, and certain countries outside the EU.
This resource is freely available.
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USPTO Patent Full-Text Databases
Selected free resource
The website of the US Patent and Trademark Office. For searching US national utility patents and design patents. Links through to the US trademark electronic search service database (TESS).
This resource is freely available.
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Viewpoint (Economist Intelligence Unit)
Subscribed database: London reading room PCs
Includes: Country Report– Global (189 countries), which examines and explains the important political, economic, market insights and commercial trends for a country over the next 2-5 years, which is a practical guide to a country's business regulations and business practices. Data and Analytical database of world-wide macroeconomic indicators and forecast values for 201 countries and 40 regional aggregates, with over 300 economic indicators per country. Gives access to headline economic indicators and forecasts as well as analysis of each country's economic health and prospects.
Download up to 10 reports and up to 1,000 cells of data, from Data Tool, per week. Terms and conditions apply.
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WIPO Global Brands Database
Selected free resource
Search brand information from multiple national and international sources, including trademarks, appellations of origin and official emblems.
This resource is freely available.
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World Intellectual Property Office
Selected free resource
WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. They are a self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 188 member states.
This resource is freely available.
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