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Library Guide for MBA and Business School Taught Postgraduate Students

Welcome to HKU Libraries! This guide provides MBA and Business School Taught Postgraduate students access to information resources and services available from the HKU Libraries and other free resources

Subscribed Electronic Resources

 

Below resources are subscribed by the HKU Libraries and can be accessed by your HKU Portal UID and PIN.

1. Country Analysis User guide

Business source complete

(After login to the database, search by country and limit to Country Reports)

EBSCO training videos
EIU viewpoint (selected countries)  EIU tutorials
EMIS Emerging markets Internet securities User guide
IMD World Competitiveness Online  
OECDiLibrary User guide
Oxford Economics  
Web CEIC Data Manager  Start guide
中國經濟社會大數據研究平台 (formerly CNKI 中國統計年鑒數據庫)  
搜数 Soshoo : 中国统计数据专家  

For more resources on Country information, please look at: Country Information

 

2. Industry/ Market Information on a product or service User guide
Business source complete EBSCO training videos
BCC Research: Market research reports and technical publications  
EMIS Emerging markets Internet securities User guide
Gartner   
IBISWorld China (China reports only) Help center
Mintel Global New Product Database  
Oriana User guide
Passport User guide
SPEEDA (M&A data) (Obtain username and password) FAQ
中國資訊行 China InfoBank  Online guide

 

3. Company Information User guide

Capital IQ (Obtain username and password)

Individual login can be arranged for full-time teaching/research staff and students of Business School, please contact the Social Sciences, Business and Economics Librarian (ckitman@hku.hk) for further details. Unauthorized use (such as for commercial purposes), access will be terminated without prior notice.

Help
D&B Hoovers D&B Hoovers Learning Center

Business source complete

(After login to the database, click 'Company Information' on the top toolbar for searching)

EBSCO training videos
Company Profiles from Business source complete (by MarketLine)  
ESG manager on campus Online help
Oriana User guide
Passport User guide

For resources on Company annual reports, please look at: Company Annual Reports

 

4. ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) 

User guide
ESG manager on campus Online help

Wharton Research Data Services WRDS datasets

  • MSCI ESG KLD STATS: Social ratings (Full)
  • RepRisk: All Companies with News (Premium Package)
  • ISS: Directors
  • Compustat: Execucomp

HKU Faculty, research assistants and higher degree students can register to apply for a personal account at WRDS login page; Please note we do not subscribe to all datasets that are available from WRDS.

 

Refinitiv Eikon (Obtain username and password)

ESG data is available at single company level.

 

5. Trade Statistics

User guide
United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database  
WTO iLibrary User Guide

 

6. News Articles

User guide
Factiva (International newspapers) User guide
WiseNews (Chinese newspapers) WiseSearch User guide
Regional business news EBSCOhost online tutorials
SIRS knowledge source User guide
Taiwan news smart web User guide
中國資訊行 China InfoBank Online guide
The Economist historical archive (Year 1843-2015)  
Financial times historical archive (Year 1888-2010)  

For resources on newspapers and magazines, please look at: Newspapers, Popular Business Magazines

 

7. Articles (magazines, trade journals, academic journals)

User guide
EconLit EBSCOhost online tutorials
Business source complete EBSCO training videos
ProQuest  User guide
Emerald Insight User guide

 

8. Financial Information User guide

Capital IQ (Obtain username and password)

Individual login can be arranged for full-time teaching/research staff and students of Business School, please contact the Social Sciences, Business and Economics Librarian (ckitman@hku.hk) for further details. Unauthorized use (such as for commercial purposes), access will be terminated without prior notice.

Help

CSMAR 國泰安數據庫:

  • Annual Financial Statements (General Industry)
  • Corporate Governance
  • CSRC's Enforcement Actions
  • Financial Statements
  • Financial Statements (B Shares)
  • IPO – A Shares
  • IPO – B Shares
  • Merger & Acquisition, Asset Restructuring
  • Seasoned Equity Offering
  • Stock Trading
Genius Finance 巨灵财经金融服务平台 (previous title: GTIOne) Help Center

Datastream at PC83 Level 3, Main Library

[The service is ended on 30 September 2021 by vendor due to the End-of-Life of the software. Please use 'Datastream Charting Studio' in Refinitv Eikon to retrive Datastream data.]

 
I/B/E/S guidance  (via FTP)  
International financing review: IFR (Obtain username and password)  
International offshore financial centres  
Orbis Bank Focus  Guide
Risk.net  
SDC Platinum at PC82 Level 3, Main Library (Access to three databases: Global New Issues, Mergers & Acquisitions and Joint Ventures)
SNL Financial (Obtain username and password)  

Refinitiv Eikon (Obtain username and password)

 

Wharton Research Data Services WRDS (HKU Faculty, research assistants and higher degree students can register to apply for a personal account at WRDS login page; Please note we do not subscribe to all datasets that are available from WRDS)

WIND Financial Terminal at PC84 Level 3, Main Library

(There are other WIND terminals available at Business School's Computer Lab, KK1104 and they are exclusively for current staff and students of HKU Business School)

 

Bloomberg Terminal at Bloomberg Lab (Only for current staff and students of HKU Business School)

 

 

9. Case Study

User  guide
Emerald emerging markets case studies User guide
Business source complete
(After login to the database, search by Case Study and Limit to Full text)
EBSCO training videos

 

10.  Research Papers/ Conference Papers

User  guide
SSRN: Economics research network  FAQ
SSRN: Financial economics network FAQ
SSRN: Management research network  FAQ
SSRN: Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) Research Paper Series (open access)  
CEPR Discussion Papers (Centre for Economic Policy Research (Great Britain))  
NBER working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research (fulltext embargo: 3 years))  

For more electronic resources, please check HKUL Electronic Resources page.