Journals access

If you would like to access JSTOR you can do so through your Oxford Alumni Online account, this can be created here. Once you have an account click on 'Journal access' for the access page. Finally click on '>Access JSTOR here' and you will be taken to the landing site of JSTOR.

The Bodleian Libraries, together with the University of Oxford Alumni Office and Saïd Business School Alumni Relations Office, are also proud to bring you an exceptional collection of library databases, selected to enrich your access to a high quality and broad range of information resources for your lifelong learning and continued scholarly engagement. This access is available to all matriculated University of Oxford alumni. If you would like more information about alumni and associate status please see our eligibility criteria.

Please note full access to JSTOR can only be gained through the Oxford Alumni Online account.

Instructions on how to access additional journals

In order to access Library Database/resources* or below, you will need to have an Oxford Alumni Online (OAO) account and access the Library Database from OBA Website. 

1. Create an Oxford Alumni Online account (see options here)

2. You can log in to the OBA Network using you OAO account details

3. From the Learning option in the top menu, you can select Library Database to access the journals

*You will need to be a degree holding Oxonian, or a diploma of Saïd Business School

Please note, Sage Journal is currently unavailable.

Resources include:

  • ABI Inform Global - full text of thousands of key academic journals and scholarly articles in the fields of business, management and economics
  • ABI Inform Trade & Industry - deep and extensive coverage of companies, products, executives, trends, and other topics, with the full text for more than 2,930 publications
  • - management analysis from the Economist Intelligence Unit, Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP), and other leading providers of management literature
  • JSTOR - interdisciplinary resource providing digitised and searchable academic research articles from more than 1,000 academic journals
  • Mergent Online - financial data for more than 25,000 active and inactive global companies
  • Mergent Archive - International market and industry reports, company annual reports from 1900 – 1996, and Moody’s corporate manuals from 1909.
  • RefWorks - An online research management, writing and collaboration tool, designed to help with gathering, managing, storing and sharing all types of information, as well as generating citations and bibliographies.
  • SAGE - This collection offers the full-text of journals published by SAGE, including the latest research from academic journals within the Social Sciences and Business as well as the Humanities, Science, Technology, and Medicine.
  • Vault Career Insider - careers support information including industry and company profiles, rankings of the best companies to work for, and a wealth of guidance on how to successfully enhance and advance your career

Conditions of Use

These databases are being made available to you to support your ongoing research and study. Use of University database subscriptions are subject to strict licence agreements. For your protection, and for the protection of the University of Oxford, we ask that you observe and agree to the following requirements:

  • These Information Databases may be used for study and research but not for commercial purposes
  • Under no circumstances are you permitted to share your password, or otherwise make available, any content from these resources to anyone else
  • Systematic downloading or viewing of excessive amounts of data is strictly forbidden

Failure to comply may result in the loss of your right of access to the databases and publishers withdrawing content from the whole university.