Access is available on and off campus to current McMaster University students, faculty and staff.
- March 26, 2020: In response to COVID-19, EBSCO is providing temporary access to Business Source Ultimate, the largest of its business databases. Ultimate includes everything in Business Source Premier, plus additional titles.
- On January 18, 2018, the Library's subscription to Business Source Complete switched to Business Source Premier, resulting in the reduction of some content. To see the content changes, review the title lists of Business Source Complete and Business Source Premier.
- On August 1, 2013, five hundred of the most popular articles in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) became “read only” in Business Source Premier. The full-text of the HBR 500 can be viewed, but cannot be saved, printed, or linked to from a persistent URL. For more information and discussion about HBR restrictions, consult this statement from RUSA/BRASS, a division of the American Library Association. NOTE: The HBR 500 are subject to change, based on current popularity.
Coverage: 1886 to the present; varies by title
Business Source Premier (BSP) provides selected full text from thousands of sources, including more than 1,100 scholarly business journals. In addition to academic journals, BSP also includes books, magazines (popular & trade), news, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, working papers, and more. The database covers all areas of business, including accounting, economics, finance, management, management information systems, marketing and international business.