Databases for Business Studies
What you need to know
General information on the DBIS Database Information System can be found on Helpcard BIB 50-010.
Click here for the Business Studies section of the database.
What you have to do
Use the TOP Business Studies databases selected by the HFU libraries for your search.
The TOP databases can only be accessed off campus if you have installed and opened the VPN Client. (Helpcard BIB 10-010).
You will find two search examples in the Business Source Premier TOP database:
General search example
Connect with the University network over the VPN Client (Helpcard BIB-10-010).
Go to the HFU libraries webpage and click on the green library search button.
Click on the link to the DBIS Databank Information System.
The DBIS opens.
Enter "Business Source Premier" in the quick search (Schnelle Suche) box and click on "Go!" or click on Business Studies (Wirtschaftswissenschaften) in the subject overview.
Select the Business Source Premier database and click on the Start search (Recherche starten) link.
This video explains how to search in the Business Source Premier database.
Search example: Company profile (Firmenprofil)
Carry out steps 1-5 of the first search example.
Open the Advanced Search (Erweiterte Suche).
Click on more (Mehr) in the blue list.
Click on Company Profiles (Firmenprofile).
In the search box enter the name of the company you are looking for, e.g. "Hugo Boss" and click on search (durchsuchen).
If there is a company profile, it will appear in first place on the list of hits.
Click on the PDF symbol.
The full text of the document will open.
The video linked here explains how to search for a company profile.
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