Jinfo Subscription Report Product Review of EBSCO Business Source Corporate Plus
Jinfo Report

18th January 2016

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EBSCO Business Source Corporate Plus (BSC+), launched in 2011, offers a broad set of curated premium business reference content for all industries.

This review:

  • Outlines the main client groups, looks at what BSC+ offers information professionals in terms of supplying news content and exclusive resources, and summarises how it provides value to organisations.

  • Covers the range of content available on the curated database and how it works with other EBSCO content and discovery services.

  • Highlights a number of special features that allow deeper investigation of the world's largest public and private companies through company directory listings, business magazines and journals, company and industry reports, and full text from newspapers and newswires.

  • Looks at the user interface and technology, notes the range of search filters, use of the EBSCO Business Thesaurus, languages offered, company information options, outputs, and the benefits of accessing thousands of sources including SWOT reports and ebooks via one easy-to-use platform.

  • Points out the main competitor products to BSC+: Factiva and ProQuest Dialog, highlights some new developments EBSCO is working on for BSC+ and gives an overview of the pricing structure.

Reviewed by Sophie Alexander

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