SciTopics: introductory articles for researchers

The publisher Elsevier have a wiki-like, knowledge-sharing website for the scientific community : SciTopics

SciTopics provides a concise summary of a specific scientific topic, which is especially useful for topics outside your area of expertise.

The subjects covered include Business, Management and Accounting and Economics, Econometrics and Finance including further sub-divisions of those subjects. All content is by invited authors with strict editorial control. You can subscribe to various RSS feeds for updates.

Business & Management Free Online Trial

Enjoy free online access for 30 days to over 100 journals from Wiley-Blackwell.

Registration for the online trial only takes moments. After, you can browse, search, and download thousands of full-text articles from Wiley-Blackwell’s premiere Business and Management journals – absolutely free. Follow this link for full details

Free access to over 30,000 images of advertising

Resource of Outdoor Advertising Descriptions (ROAD).

Site maintained by the Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History, Duke University which provides free access to over 30,000 images of outdoor advertising and related topics found in the Hartman Center’s collections. It is possible to search by company, product place and date. They include iconic images for Coca Cola, Kellogg’s cereals, cigarette brands and also public service messages. Each entry has descriptions date, technical and copyright information.


Ad.Access is useful for those interested in the history of advertising.   Images from 7,000 advertisements printed in North American media 1911-1955. Main subject areas are: TV, transport, beauty and hygiene, and World War II.