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An overview of what's new in Business and Economics at the Giblin Eunson Library
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Featured Databases

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

Data archive of more than 500,000 items in 16 specialized collections of data including:
  • education
  • aging
  • criminal justice
  • substance abuse
  • terrorism

Australian Corporate Finance Law Online

Online resource which covers

  • Australian debt capital markets
  • secured financing
  • takeovers and assets
  • conflict of law
  • consequences of corporate financing

The Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010

Established in London in 1888 the Financial Times is now one of the of the world’s most authoritative daily business newspapers covering:

  • industry
  • energy
  • international politics
  • management
  • personal finance
  • arts 

Fully searchable complete back catalogue.

Henry Stewart Talks – Marketing & Management Collection

Over 800 aminated presentations with narration in:

  • Finance
  • Global Business
  • Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Tools
  • Organizations
  • Sales

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Trial Databases

Database Trial - China Real Estate Statistics Database

Annual real estate statistics for 31 provinces and 35 cities, including: real estate, investment, and completion area, markets, land acquisition and development, indicators of business conditions.

Quarterly statistics on a quarter of the country’s 31 provinces and autonomous regions, and monthly real estate market information on 70 cities and a monthly housing sales price index.
Annual data starting in 1997, monthly starting in February 2001, quarterly data starting in the first quarter of 2001, with annual (seasonal and monthly) updates.
**Please note: Download options are not available during this trial.

trial ends 13 September 2014

Database Trial - The Smithsonian - Trade literature and the merchandizing of industry

Contains trade catalogues, sell sheets, printed lists, promotional materials and ephemera produced by companies in several core industries in Manufacturing and Transportation throughout the nineteenth century.

It allows a researcher to examine issues such as the development of machinery, changing tastes and styles in furniture and cars, the History of Marketing and Management, and the correlation between progress in technology and national identity.

trial ends 19 September 2014

Database Trial - The Chatham House Archive (1980-2008)

Publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the world-leading independent international affairs policy institute founded in 1920 following the Paris Peace Conference.

The Institute's analysis and research, as well as debates and speeches it has hosted, can be found in this online archive, subject-indexed and fully searchable. Topics include

  • busniess and trade
  • international economics, finance and investment
  • health and population

Module 2 of the archive provides access to additional material from The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London. Module 2 is integrated with Module 1 (1920-1979) which is held by the Library.

trial ends 19 September 2014

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Information on all trial databases across disciplines can be found at the

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You can also leave feedback on your assessment of the databases.

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New Books


Featured Websites

Slate Money - podcast

A roundup of the week’s most interesting business news.


The Daily Reckoning - Australia

Commentary on the Australian economy, markets and politics and how events affect money, assets and investment strategy.

The Tally

Free blog from the  Financial News newspaper featuring data, reporting, and opinions about developments in the financial industry.

Reuters Counterparties

A curated snapshot of the best finance news and commentary.


Angry Bear

Half a dozen professionals, including a tax law expert, a historian, PhDs in economics, business consultants and financial professionals provide perspectives on the financial world. Topics include world trade, industrial production, U.S. Government programs, and major regulatory issues.

Open Economics Working Group

Open Economics best practice, the development and maintenance of low-cost, community-driven projects, legal, regulatory and technical standards.

Ross Gittins blog

Ross Gittins is economics editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and an economic columnist for The Age.


digitalbuzz blog

Featuring the latest digital ad campaigns, hot new websites, interactive marketing ideas, virals, industry news, social media, insights, and other great digital trends from all over the world.


New, analysis, jobs board for Australia's media and marketing and entertainment industries


Know a great business and economics website/blog/online resource?

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Sign up for MarketLine Twitter updates.

This is a great way for a lecturer or student with a particular area of research to get regular updates on Marketline’s new reports as they are uploaded.

@Marketline_Rtl  (for all things Retail)
@Marketline_FS  (for Financial services

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