Subject guide for Business Development & Technology

Introduction

The content on the subject guide for Business Development & Technology is selected by liaison librarians for its relevance to business development engineers.

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Good places to start - key sources

Article databases

  • Compendex
    Articles covering all engineering subjects focusing on, amongst others: civil engineering, computer and electrical engineering, electronics, production technology and mechatronics. Contains up-to-date information on e.g., apps, webs and Industry 4.0. You get a brief summary of the articles, and references to which journals they can be found. Many articles are available in full-text.
  • ACM Digital Library
    Full-text articles from journals, papers, newsletters, conference proceedings, etc., published by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery). The database covers, amongst others: computer science, electronics, electrical engineering, mechatronics, ICT, graphics, multimedia, software and programming, including apps and webs.
  • ScienceDirect
    Full-text articles from 1995 and onward from Elsevier. Covers all topics, but you have the possibility of limiting your search to engineering subjects.
  • SpringerLink
    Journals and books published by the publishing houses Springer and Kluwer. There is full-text access in most of the journals, but only in a small number of books. Covers all subjects.
  • Web of Science (WOS)
    Article database
    and citation index with references to articles covering all subjects. You can choose the databases that you want to search in. There is full-text access to most of the material. Because cited references are also indexed, it is also possible to find articles in which a selected author or article is cited.
  • Business Source Complete
    A key economics and business database. Covers all business-related areas, including marketing, production management, market information. Contains a large amount of academic journals and full-text articles.

Market information

  • Passport 
    Passport (previously GMID - Global Market Information Database) from Euromonitor provides information on demographics, economics, consumer trends and market conditions in more than 200 countries - most importantly it includes consumer statistics on nearly 1000 products. Also includes lifestyle reports, market reports and company reports.

  • Business Insights: Essentials 
    Business Insights: A unique article base comprising business and market information. Includes articles, historical profiles, investment reports, brand information, business rankings, market share data, business and market reports.

     


     

Patents

  • Espacenet
    The European Patent Office database.

Statistics

Compagny databases

  • Business Insight 
    BusinessInsight (previously Web-direct) contains detailed information on all VAT registered companies, branches and public institutions in Denmark. Access to annual accounts from the past 5 years for more than 70,000 Danish companies.
  • Orbis Corporate directory, with access to 100+ million international companies. Detailed financial information, and information on ownership and mergers and acquisitions. Very advanced search and export possibilities.

Standards

  • Danish Standards
    Overview of current Danish standards. Find the standard you need, and ask for it at the library.

Professional websites

  • McKinsey & Company
    McKinsey & Company's website
    where you can find articles with up-to-date information on, amongst other things, business development. This article concerns Industry 4.0, but other articles can be searched for. 
  • Proff.dk
    Free to use company database with some summary information on 700,000 Danish companies. (In Danish.)
  • Amino.dk
    Network
    for entrepreneurs and the self-employed. (In Danish.) Includes blogs, company stocks, events etc.
  • Virk.dk
    Here, companies can get an overview of communication with the public sector, rights, help with reports, exports, etc. (In Danish.)

Semester shelf

You can find the books on your Reading List on the library’s semester shelf. Books can only be read at the library, but copies can be made of selected pages.


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