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Marketing, Advertising & Sales - Finding Articles

These are designed to bring together published research (articles, conference papers, possibly books) across defined areas. You can then use their sophisticated search options to find articles written on specific subjects/topics.

The following databases are suggested as good starting points for finding Marketing, Advertising & Sales  materials. This list is not exhaustive, and you may find other databases more suited to your needs.

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These are designed to bring together published research (articles, conference papers, possibly books) across defined areas. You can then use their sophisticated search options to find articles written on specific subjects/topics.

The following databases are suggested as good starting points for finding Marketing, Advertising & Sales  materials. This list is not exhaustive, and you may find other databases more suited to your needs.

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Good place to search for articles from professional journals not found on Google Scholar as well as academic articles. Click on the peer-reviewed button if you only want academic articles.

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Full text from around 380 journals plus abstracts and links to other journals. Very good for advertising and PR because the indexing is quite fine making it possible to easily search for different aspects of the subject.

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Emerald is very strong in marketing management. All journals are from the same publisher. Best results found if you do an advanced search. There you can also choose to search just for case studies or literature reviews. Click on Journal of the Week for free weekly access to two of Emerald's journals.

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In spite of its name, this database has thousands of articles on business and management topics

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Specialist database with articles, research reports and case studies plus a lot of media, adspend and adcost data and some general socio-demographic and economic data. If you are studying in this area, this should be one of your first places to look. To access WARC from off-campus, login to our off-campus access page.

These are just some of the many journals we take

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Contains peer reviewed paper and case studies about international marketing covering topics from export marketing through international retailing to new product development.

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Articles reflect the current understanding of advertising as a process of communication, its role in the changing environment, and the relationships between these and other components of the advertising business and practice.

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Written by practitioners, consultants and marketing academics find articles that look to provide insight into how people behave as consumers worldwide.

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Original articles and research selected through blind review that advance knowledge in the areas of personal selling and sales management aimed at forging bonds and bridging gaps between sales practitioners and academics.

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Covers all aspects of retailing, its management, evolution, and current theory. This includes both products and services, the supply chains and distribution channels that serve retailers, the relationships between retailers and members of the supply channel, and all forms of direct marketing and emerging electric markets to households.

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Contains peer review articles covering practice of services marketing that relate across service business, service industries, nations and economies.

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JAMS covers the study and improvement of marketing and serves as a vital link between scholarly research and practice by publishing research-based articles in the substantive domain of marketing.

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publishes original research and review articles dealing with the application of psychological theories and techniques to marketing.

Keep up-to-date and develop your awareness of the business world by using these services

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The Economist not in Discovery 

Click through to Publishers site for full-text. Leading weekly magazine covering global political, economic and business news. Includes archive back to 1997. On Campus use only (or use VPN or Web Proxy when away from the University

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Access todays FT and the archive back to 2004. Find up to date business and commercial news, global financial markets, company and industrial sector information. Explore data on companies. markets and investments including charts and research tools.

Note you must register using your UoP email address at the branded UoP registration page – after this use the Registered users link to access the service.

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Nexis not in Discovery 

Full text articles from many news sources and trade journals both UK and international. Includes PR week U.K. and many country reports and reviews. Archives sometimes stretching back to the late 1990s.

Look for the sections starting with these numbers. The shelf end guide cards will help you find various aspects of the subject. Remember the Discovery tool/catalogue will help you locate useful e-material.

advertising & public relations
marketing
public relations

See also:

You may also find relevant resources listed under: Business & Management.

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