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Off-campus access to databases
  • Take a look at a video on Stream - for students and for factulty/staff.
  • Or follow these steps:
    1. Go to the library website.
    2. On the library page click “databases”.
    3. Select the database you want by clicking its name in the first collumn.
    4. An OpenAthens login screen appears
    5. On the right-hand side type 'vlerick' 
    6. 'Vlerick Business School' appears - click it.
    7. The Vlerick login screen (Okta) appears - fill out your Vlerick credentials.
    8. The database opens.

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Financial Information on Belgian Companies
  • Use Bel-First. Bel-First contains information on 1.2 million companies in Belgium and 25,000 in Luxembourg. You can search on company name or industry and narrow your search on company size, geographic location, …
  • Use Trends Top 100.000. Trends Top provides up-to-date company information for financial analysis. It’s an online work tool and communication platform.

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Financial Information on European Companies
  • Use Amadeus. Amadeus contains information on around 19 million companies across Europe. You can find individual companies, search for companies with specific profiles and use it for analysis.

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Financial Information on International Companies
  • Use Bloomberg. Bloomberg contains historical and actual information on the financial status of international companies. It also contains the latest financial news, stock data, charts, articles, …

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Information about Marketing Trends, Consumers, Business Intelligence on Countries,…
  • Use Euromonitor. This online market research tool monitors industry trends. It gives you strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for all your products across all your key countries. This platform analyses the industries in countries around the world.
  • Use Marketline. MarketLine Advantage holds large volumes of data on a wide range of companies, industries, financial deals, and geographies from credible and recognized sources.

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Articles, Journals and Abstracts
  • Use our e-Journals (A-Z) list. This SFX-powered list allows you to see if a certain journal is full text available in one of our databases. If available a link is shown that takes you directly to the right database.
  • Use Business Source Complete - EBSCO. You can have a pick from full text  articles from 11,200 sources, including more than 1,100 scholarly business journals. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. It also contains detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most cited authors in the database. You can search for an exact article title or subject, or you can search within all the issues of a certain journal.
  • Use Emerald. Its management e-journals are considered essential content by 93 of the Financial Times Top 100 business schools, whilst its specialist e-journals build on this strength; offering focused international research across a range of fields. Many of its titles are indexed by Thomson Reuters (ISI) and Scopus and content is selected for original contribution to research and practical relevance to topical trends.
  • Use ScienceDirect Bussiness, Management & Accounting. ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters. The library has a license on the Business Management and Accounting subcollection.
  • Use Wiley Online Library. We have access to the Wiley's journal collection.

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Information for Literature Study
  • Use Econlit. EconLit indexes over 120 years of economics literature from around the world. Compiled and abstracted in an easily searchable format, EconLit is an index of journal articles, books, book reviews, collective volume articles, working papers and dissertations.

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Press Articles
  • Use GoPress Academic. This press database covers all Belgian newspaper, magazines from the Roularta group and press agency Belga.
  • Use LexisNexis. This database covers worldwide newspapers, newswires and more.
  • Use FT.com. This world known newspaper is only accessible for current MBA/Master students and Vlerick faculty and staff.  

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Information on Career Development
  • Take a look at our extended list of career, psychometric test and interview books.  

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Publications from Vlerick Faculty and Researchers
  • Do you want to know which books, articles, book chapters or other publications our faculty and research have published? Take a look in our Vlerick repository. You can search on author, publication, title, subject,...

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Student Theses

Due to company confidentiality student theses aren’t available! 

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PhD Dissertations
  • Here you can find an overview of Vlerick PhD dissertations. They can be consulted in the library, but cannot be taken out on loan!

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Books that aren’t Available in the Vlerick Library
  • If you think a book is interesting for our collection, don’t hesitate to contact us. You can make a purchase suggestion by sending us an e-mail.
  • As a library we can borrow books from other libraries via interlibrary loan (ILL). These books can only be consulted in the library. Be aware that this service is not for free.

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Purchase suggestions?

If you think a book is interesting for our collection, don’t hesitate to contact us. You can make a purchase suggestion by sending us an e-mail. Before requesting a purchase, make sure to check our catalogue.

Accreditations
& Rankings

Equis Association of MBAs AACSB Financial Times