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ABI/INFORM---- The world’s best database of

management Journals
 In India also it is subscribed by ISB, all IIMs, XLRI, XIMB, TISS, IMT, MDI, IIFT, all IIT
Schools of Management, IISc and the like and at organizations like Wipro, NTPC,
TIFAC, RBI, Ministry of Finance etc.

 Courtesy the ministry of HRD promoted consortia for IITs IIMs and IISc called INDEST-
AICTE, ABI is available at 75% discounted price and is provided with DVD Back Up,
which Others doesn’t provide. It is a database in the list of recommended databases by
INDEST-AICTE consortia itself for B Schools. The list price of ABI is USD 31600 where
as it is available in India at $ 8,270.

 5,500+ Business Case Studies and 500 full text case studies are part of ABI from top
sources like Ivey, Thunderbird, Idea Group and Darden.

 Further 21,000 Business & Management Dissertations submitted by PhD & MBA
students at top American universities (with 24 page summary and 100-500 pages full
text in PDF) are exclusively part of ABI. The dissertations have a focus on emerging
markets like India a lot.

 ABI has close to 4,800+ titles out of which around 2,800 titles are in full text. Over 95%
of the titles are Journals & not newspapers/magazine/reports thus maintaining the
purpose of the database to keep it more academic and scholarly.

 EIU Viewswire for 195 countries without any embargoes is exclusively part of ABI.
Author Profiles from Scholar Universe contains a broad range of author, research and
institution information. ABI has over 125,000 author profiles integrated into the database.

 There are quite a few publishers represented in ABI, which are part of no other
management database in the world. Some of them are world famous publishers like
Cambridge University, Sage (Not all but many titles are exclusive to ABI), Springer,
Macmillan Palgrave, Oxford University Press, Emerald, INFORMS, MIT.

Content Break Up of ProQuest's ABI/Inform Complete
ABI/Inform Complete
4,956
Total Titles (4,785 unduplicated)
Full Text Titles 3,000+
Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Titles 1,725
Full text business PhD Theses 29,000
EIU Viewswire country reports 195 Countries
Author Profiles 125,000
Business Cases 6,000
Full text Business cases 400+
Company Annual Reports 7,200
Country focused Industry reports 680+
Company Profiles None
SSRN papers 15000
DVD Back-up (at no extra cost) Available

Some of the Key Publishers:

Publisher Titles Select Key Titles

China Quarterly • European Constitutional Law Review •
Cambridge
Foreign Policy • Bulletin International Journal of Law in
University 23
Context • Journal of Modern African Studies, The •
Press
Netherlands International Law Review
International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour &
Emerald Group Research • Journal of Knowledge Management • Journal of
194
Publishing Documentation • Internet Research • Direct Marketing; An
International Journal
Journal of Economic Growth • Data Mining and Knowledge
Springer Science & Discovery • Information Retrieval • Journal of Scheduling •
113
Business Media Journal of Gambling Studies • Ethics and Information
Technology
Dow Jones & Wall Street Journal • Barron's • Barron's National Business
5
Company Inc and Financial Weekly • Central European Economic Review

Sloan Management
1 MIT Sloan Management Review
Review Association

European Management Review • Journal of Direct, Data and
Palgrave 16 Digital Marketing Practice • Latino Studies • Knowledge
Management Research & Practice
Oxford University Computer Journal, The • Journal of African Economies •
13
Press Journal of Financial Econometrics • Socio - Economic Review
Complete Collection of IGP Information Technology Case
Collection Depository • Journal of Cases on Information
IGI Global 12
Technology • International Journal of Electronic Government
Research
Financial Times
29 Financial Times (also in Dow Jones Factiva.com)
Limited