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Academic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database. This scholarly collection gives access to many different areas from anthropology to women’s studies, and it also offers a cited reference search.
Journal collection of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Two-thirds of the journals are English, one-third is Hungarian. All of them are high-quality, peer-reviewed, scientific ones, most of them have impact factor. Some of the subjects are: business and economics, humanities, social sciences and law, mathematics and statistics.
Link to accessible journals
In this collection, you can find mono- and bilingual dictionaries. Represented languages are: English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, Latin, Slovenian, Swedish. Besides classical bilingual dictionaries, there are some Hungarian monolingual ones e.g.: Dictionary of Hungarian Language, Spelling dictionary, etc. Searches can be made in more dictionaries at the same time. As an extra you can check some specialized dictionaries, e.g. Technological Dictionary or Financial dictionary. Moreover there are some tests for intermediate language exams (English, German, French).
Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive multimedia database. It delivers more than 68.000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas, including anthropology, business, counseling, and many more. Films are transcripted, clips can be made from them with the embedded editing tools.

Arcanum Digitheca (ADT) givesaccess to Hungarian scientific and professional journals, newspapers,weeklies in digitized format. It also contains encyclopedias and thematic bookcollections. The platform is available in English, but most of the journals’language is Hungarian.

Hungarian language e-book collection from the Publisher. The collection concentrates on human sciences, including economics, political science, sociology.
BSC is a scholarly database focusing on business, economics, management topics. It includes not only full-text journal articles but also industry overviews and profiles, product reviews, company and country reports, case studies, SWOT-analyses, etc. Additionally, it provides Cited Reference Search and has a powerful subject-specific Thesaurus. The database is indexed by SuperSearch, but can also be searched separately.
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Full-text business journal database from 1886. As a supplement, it contains Regional Business News database which offers access to video content from the Associated Press. 
The Portal is a searchable database of electronic doctoral theses held in European repositories. The theses listed are open access – publicly available, in full, without charge. DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses. The DART-Europe partners help to provide researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs).
DOAB is a discovery service for peer-reviewed books published under an Open Access license. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository. The database contains 17 scientific subject areas, among others Business and Economics.
This collection offers simultaneous search in the following 10 databases:
  • Business Source Complete
  • Academic Search Complete
  • eBook collection (EbscoHost)
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • GreenFILE
  • Regional Business News
  • Newswires
  • MathSciNet via EBSCOhost:
  • OpenDissertations
  • EconLit
For details check the unique databases’ description. You can limit your search to a single or more databases if you tick the boxes in front of the databases and click Continue. 
  EconBiz is a virtual library in the field of economics and business studies. It is operated by ZBW German National Library of Economics. The service offers:
  • A literature search across important German and international databases, including the holdings of ZBW.
  • Access to free and licensed full texts on the internet.
  • A calendar of events for scholarly conferences and summer schools.
  • The reference service Research Guide EconDesk which answers your questions about the search for literature and statistical data.  
EconLit is the American Economic Association’s electronic database, is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. The database contains more than 1.1 million records from 1886-present. EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics. Type of documents in the database are: journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature.
Journals indexed in Econlit
Access to 25 different databases through EISZ (Electronic Information Service) consortium. Subscribed databases are listed separately with content descriptions, check them in the list.
Further information about the consortium at this link.
  The database contains basic information and detailed account of registered companies in Hungary. Data are updated on a weekly basis and searchable free of charge.  
Full-text journal database from Emerald Publishing representing the following subjects: Accounting, Finance & Economics, Business, Management & Strategy, Marketing, Sociology, Tourism & Hospitality.
Our subscription focuses on Hungary and Hungary-related materials. You have access to Hungarian company profiles, financial information about the Hungarian economy (corporate profiles, financial statements, and earnings estimates), M&A transactions, macroeconomic statistics, forecasts and much more. Besides economic indicators, you can read Hungary-related news in Hungarian and English from printed and electronic sources.  
The Eurostat (Statistical office of the EU) website provides direct and free of charge online access to all of Eurostat’s statistical databases and electronic publications. The database is available in 3 different languages: English, German, French. It is updated twice a day and covers data for the following countries: EU, EU member states, euro area, candidate countries, and EFTA countries (European Free Trade countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland). It also gives a detailed explanation about statistics and helpful visualization tools.   
  Hungarian language e-book collection from the Publisher. The collection concentrates on social science.  
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Our subscription gives access to the IMD World Competitiveness Online database including the World Competitiveness Yearbook printed + online version. The database is a unique and comprehensive one on the competitiveness of nations. It includes time series from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, since 1989, including the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking since 2017.  
The database gives access to IMF documents (books, journals, reports, etc.) and all Datasets (including Direction of Trade Statistics, Financial Development Index, International Financial Statistics and many more), in the field of macroeconomics, globalization, demography, financial integration, trade, etc.
User Guide
Archive journal database on the following subjects: History, Education, Language & Literature, Business, Political Science. It contains nearly 700 core titles across 45 disciplines. Last 1-5 years (depending on the journals) is not accessible.
User guide
  Hungarian language ebook-collection with emphasis on history, political science, philosophy, social psychology.  
Hungarian Official Gazettes from the Publisher in pdf. Current gazettes are mainly downloadable full-text, while at others only Table of Contens is available. Some former gazettes are also represented.

 The access to KSH (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) statistical data (STADAT) is free of charge. The database contains all kinds of statistical data about Hungary from 1997. The homepage and the data tables are available in English. A lot of visualization tools (graphs, infographics, maps) help to understand statistical data.
  Hungarian language ebook-collection in the field of social sciences, with emphasis on history.  
  Mainly Hungarian language ebook-collection, including textbooks, in the field of Humanities and Social sciences.  
Marketline is a business database, containing company and industry profiles, case studies, SWOT-analyses, statistics, reports, up-to-date business news. Company and industry analysis tools are included as well as major financial activities, deals. Using this database helps you to make better business decisions.
Matarka is a Table of Contents database. It gives access for TOCs of scientific and technical journals published mostly in Hungary. Besides its basic function, it offers links to the periodical’s website and also for open access articles.
This database contains reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information about 1800 journals for much of the mathematical sciences literature. The database is maintained by the American Mathematical Society.  
The Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law is a comprehensive, analytical resource containing peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of international law. This definitive reference work contains both the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) and the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law (MPEiPro).
MPEPIL is a major online reference work contains 1,700+ peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of the substance of international law.
MPEiPro maps and analyzes the systems and processes through which international law is made and adjudicated in practice. The Encyclopedia will eventually contain over 1500 entries.
Both are searchable on the same platform simultaneously.
Guided tour

This database offers Hungarian textbooks, coursebooks for higher education students.  
This database contains Hungarian or Hungary-related television films, radio programs, etc. NAVA is accessible free of charge for research and education purposes at so-called NAVA Access Points (affiliated educational institutions).  
This legislation database contains Hungarian laws in force, repealed laws and laws which will be effective in the future. A secondary legal source, the official is Magyar Közlöny (see it among the databases.) Besides the laws, it contains municipal ordinances, preambles, international contracts and translated legislations.  
This is the dynamic online version of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Written by leading figures in the field including many Nobel prize winners. This is the definitive scholarly reference work for a new generation of economists. It contains more than 3000 entries and it is regularly updated.  
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF). Every year around 300 new titles are published via OECD iLibrary associated with the following themes: development, economics, finance and investment, taxation, etc. Full-text and statistical data are downloadable in different formats.
OECD iLibrary User Guide
  Hungarian language e-book collection from the Publisher. Represented fields are: human and social sciences, higher education textbooks, literature.  
Full-text journal database from OUP. CUB’s subscription contains Social Sciences Collection. This collection includes a selection in economics, business, finance, communication subjects.
Accessible journals
Full-text journal database from SAGE Publisher. The university subscribes to the Social Sciences Collection which contains more than 1000 high-quality scholarly journals.  
This database supports research by providing materials to guide users through the research process. It contains different document types (books, reference works, journal articles, instructional videos) and some unique tools, e.g. Methods Map, Project Planner, etc.  
Full-text multidisciplinary journal collection tailored for the EISZ-consortium. Freedom collection (about 2500 titles) gives access to the current and four previous years of content, representing all fields of science.
Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed scholarly literature (journals, book series, conference materials). It indexes all fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. It is worth using primarily for checking citations and the position of researchers and institutions in the given field.
Pre-defined full-text ebook-collections from Springer publisher. Our subscription contains Economics and Finance 2017-2019, Behavioral Science and Psychology 2017, political Science and International Studies 2017-2019.  
Full-text journal database from the Publisher. It is a multidisciplinary database, relevant subjects for our university are: Business and Management, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Political Science and International Relations, Social Sciences etc. Journals are accessible from 1997.  
Statista is a statistics portal that provides access to statistics and studies on over 80,000 topics and areas of interest. The Statista database is categorized into 22 industry sectors (e.g. media, business life, financials, politics, etc.) with approximately 600 markets and industries. Statista collects, evaluates, and publishes key statistics on relevant subjects, providing users with a comprehensive overview of available data on a specific topic.
Statista tutorials
The Szaktárs-portal offers a one-stop-search for the collection of 10 Hungarian publishers. Our subscription contains access to full-text collections of 5 publishers: Balassi, Gondolat, Kronosz, L’Harmattan and Osiris. For further information about the unique collections check the description at the individual databases.  
Full-text journal database from the publisher. This collection (Social Science and Humanitites) contains about 1500 journals. Main disciplines are: Business, Management & Economics, Politics, International Relations & Area Studies, Sociology & Related Disciplines.  
Mainly Hungarian language e-book collection from Typotex Publisher, which offers higher education textbooks in the field of natural and social sciences.  
Free access to detailed global trade data. UN Comtrade is a repository of official international trade statistics and relevant analytical tables.
User guide

Free statistical database about Europe, North-America, Central Asia. It contains economic data, country profiles, country ranking, population and gender data, etc. Pre- and self-defined tables, charts are downloadable.  
Web of Science database (from Clarivate Analytics) is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed scholarly literature (journals, book series, conference materials). It indexes all fields of science. It is worth using primarily for checking citations and the position of researchers and institutions in the given field.
The university’s subscription contains access to the Web of Science and, as a plus, to ESCI backfiles (Emerging Sources Citation Index) collection, which expands the basic WoS coverage (2005-2014).
Full-text journal database from Wiley Publisher. It contains about 1500 journals, access goes back to 1997. It is a multidisciplinary database, with emphasis on life, health, and physical sciences but all fields of science are represented.  
Our subscription contains Hungarian an EU Laws in Force. Hungarian laws in force are available in 3 languages (in Hungarian complete; English and German: selected). It also gives access to Compendium of Court Rulings and the historical database: Corpus Juris Hungarici. We also have access to some taxation journals.

WBIS Online is the most comprehensive biographical database available, providing biographical information on over 6 Million people from the 8th century B.C. to the present.  
Zentralblatt MATH (zbMATH) is an abstracting and reviewing service in pure and applied mathematics, concentrating on European mathematical literature. It contains about 4 million bibliographic entries with reviews or abstracts currently drawn from about 3,000 journals and book series, and 180,000 books. It also gives full-text links to a great number of documents. The coverage starts in the 18th century and is complete from 1868 to the present by the integration of the “Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik” database.  
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