Acquisition and Logistics Management
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ABI Inform (ProQuest)
Major management database featuring thousands of journals, dissertations, key business periodicals, country- and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Includes ABI-INFORM Trade and Industry: publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation and construction.
Full text access to UK, US and Global industrial reports in a broad range of areas including water supply, transportation, manufacturing and defence. The majority of reports are updated three or more times a year and additional reports will be added as available. IBISWorld provides the only available source of industry research for many industries. *Requires registration upon first access
IHS Jane's Defence Equipment and Technology
Data, information and analysis on the air, land, naval and joint defence platforms, weapons and systems in service and under development around the world. Its content underpins market-leading products such as Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft. Access to Data Analytics is also available, including specifications analysis. *NOTE: The first time you use this database, you will need to register using these instructions available via the intranet: https://intranet.cranfield.ac.uk/Library/Cranfield/Pages/janes.aspx
SAGE Journals Online
Access over 570 SAGE journals which cover a wide range of subjects including Social Science, Humanities, Economics, Management and Organization Studies, Psychology, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Engineering, Computing and Materials Science. Full-text access, where available, starts from 1999 to the current issue.
Sustainable Organization Library
The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) 2013 is an online library of books and journal issues focused on sustainability and social responsibility, drawn from a number of partner publishers including Greenleaf Publishing, Practical Action Publishing and Peter Lang. SOL contains approximately 380 volumes (books, journal themed issues and journal issues) and 5500 papers.
Free, internet-based collection of over 4000 quality assessed resources worldwide. The resources are selected, evaluated, regularly monitored and last updated by subject specialists from Cranfield University. Each resource is described so that you can assess its potential value to you before you visit it.
A large multidisciplinary abstract and indexing database that provides access to over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles, including 2,800 gold open access journals, from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus indexes more than 50,000 books, 6.5 million conference papers and 24 million patents from five patent offices.
Acquisition Operating Framework
The AOF provides a structured source of information, policy, guidance and instruction on procurement for the UK MOD and Industry partners. This tool governs and controls the way the UK MoD conducts acquisition processes and has replaced the Acquisition Management System (AMS).
UK Defence Standardization
The DStan organisation develops and communicates UK MOD standardization policies, defence standards, procedures and guidance on standardization issues. Copies of electronic and hard copy versions of all extant UK Defence Standards are available from DStan. *Some may be charged for. If Barrington Library members require a defence standard which is not free, please contact your Barrington Library team.