Business Abstracts with Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

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Wilson Business Full Text

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Business Abstracts with Full Text indexes over 500 of the key international English-language business periodicals, covering all aspects of the contemporary business world from the broad areas of accounting, taxation, foreign trade, advertising, public relations, government regulations, corporate acquisitions, insurance, communications, management, marketing, and computers, to specific industries, businesses, trades, and topics of current interest and concern. The Advanced Search mode allows for searching by SIC and NAICS codes.


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  • Journal alerts and Search history alerts.
  • Compatible with RefWorks.
  • Saved searches. Free My EBSCOHost account required.
  • A visual search tab allows the user to search efficiently across broad subjects, and then returns a visual map of results, organized by topic.
  • iPhone and Android applications.

Dates covered

Indexing from 1982 to present, with full text coverage from 1995 onwards.

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Business Abstracts with Full Text includes citations and abstracts to articles in the journals covered. It also includes citations to book reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, new product reviews, corporate profiles, and obituaries. Letters to the editor, advertisements and articles of less than one column are not included.

Type of coverage

Over 900 journal titles are indexed, with more than 500 in full text.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Business Periodicals Index. DANA REF Z7164 .C81 B983 [v.1 (1958) - ]

Producer/content provider

H.W. Wilson Company

Vendor/electronic presentation provider