University of Applied Sciences

All databases

Databases are collections of digital materials such as online newspapers , magazines , journal articles, e-books and videos. Students and staff of Stenden get access to a large number of these databases by logging in with your Stenden account. Some databases are about a particular topic or subject, others contain articles and information on multiple topics.

Databases (alphabetical order)

Online collection of audiovisual material for higher education from the archives of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid)

Business research database and has full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Contains full text information such as market research reports, country reports, industry reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and top management and marketing journals including:

    • Harvard Business Review
    • Academy of Management
    • Journal of Marketing

Database of journals in communication, mass media and other closely-related fields of study

Annual reports of companies within the Netherlands and abroad. Company.info contains quality, current and comprehensive business information and company news from any organization in the Netherlands

Database of Captise in the field of long-term care, home care, nursing home, elderly care, social support, welfare and related domains.
In the digital Library DigiBib.Zorg you will find national policy reports, research- and advice reports, concrete projects, protocols and care plans.

Full text scientific and scholary journals on a variety of subjects including:

    • Business and Economics
    • Health Sciences
    • Law and Political Science

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a general knowledge English-language encyclopedia. Includes also Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia en the Britannica Book of the Year

American database with bibliographic records of journal articles about education

    • Statistics on Hospitality sector, catering and recreation
    • Reports on the hospitality industry on provincial and municipal level

Theses, studies, qualifying reports, papers and articles from students, lecturers and associate professors of the Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands

Scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. Combines the records of three renowned collections: Cornell University’s former Hospitality database, Articles in Hospitality and Tourism (AHT) and the Lodging, Restaurant & Tourism Index (LRTI)

The Institute of Hospitality is the professional body for managers and potential managers in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries (HLT)

Institute of Hospitality Online offers:

    • Online catalogued access to electronic books on HLT business training and careers
    • Access to full text HLT business, marketing and industry e-journals
    • Free Institute of Hospitality Management Guides to download
    • Reference and enquiry resources to support research
    • Institute of Hospitality e-newsletter
    • An online library of training resources

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Database of Stichting Beeldend Onderwijs. Includes more than 450 digital lessons for all groups of primary school

Dutch Legal search engine on Dutch and European regulations and jurisdiction

Dutch local newspapers and journals online

    • Profiles of more than 30,000 companies , more than 3,500 industries and 110 countries
    • Information on market segmentation and competitive landscape
    • SWOT analyses
    • Market data (size, segmentation and forecasts )
    • Expert opinions on key market events

Gives access to the national scientific researchoutput of all Dutch universities, a couple of research institutes, the KNAW(Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) and the NWO (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research). The content consists of publications, research output, doctoral e-theses and lists of publications of prominent researchers

Knowledge database about recreation, tourism and leisure. Includes all items in Recreation and Tourism, NRIT Magazine, Leisure Studies and NRIT actueel

A higher education think tank with institutional members across 30 countries. Provides strategic intelligence for education leaders and policymakers. You will find reports and articles under the tab What we do > Publications

The OECD i-Library is the doorway to the full-text of books and journals from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on a wide range of topics in economics, political science, environmental studies, energy, education, social sciences and health. OECD i-library quick guide

Contains descriptions of all current and relevant publications for primary education.
The Education Database is an information system for school staff, education advisers, parents, caregivers and policy makers. It simply provides a complete overview of all publications relevant to education: from books and magazine articles to teaching materials, audiovisual media and other educational resources.

Database with online access to over 500 SAGE journals covering a wide range of subjects areas, including business humanities, social science, technology and medicine

Stenden has access to the content of the last 10 years.

The full text database Science Direct published by Elsevier contains articles covering a wide range of subject areas, including Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Business, Management and Accounting, Economics and Finance, Psychology and Social Sciences.

Stenden has access to the content of the last 5 years.

Full text articles from the publishers Springer and Bohn Stafleu & van Loghum. Besides Springers free content, including open access research articles, there are Dutch articles about health care available too

Online access to 32 training videos from Video Arts. Some of the subjects are: communication skills, feedback, management, motivation, teamwork, meetings and sales

The database contains the UNWTO Elibrary and the World Tourism Factbook. Both are online services from the World Tourism Organization with a comprehensive coverage of tourism and related subject areas.The Elibrary includes all WTO publications, reports and documents published by the WTO in their respective languages (already over 1000 books in English, French, Spanish, Russian or Arabic)