You can find useful databases which you can access through the library.
For Business, Communication, International Relations and Tourism Students
Academic Search Complete general package is one of the most valuable and comprehensive multidiscipline scientific database worldwide. It is possible to browse from more than 8500 full-text periodicals and more than 7300 peer-reviewed journals. You can download the materials freely if you have a library card at Budapest Metropolitan University.
Log on to EBSCO at the following link: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=custuid&custid=ns001609
DATA FOR LOGGING ON:
Username: the bar-code number on your library card (eg. 20000231)
GALE Info Trac Collections – Business Economics and Theory package
Business Economics and Theory Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields: starting a business, product marketing, developing policy, analysing trends, constructing economic models, research rates etc.
Users can enjoy a variety of options: simple and advance search, emailing, bookmarking and printing documents and translating documents on-demand.
More information about the website. http://www.gale.com/pdf/facts/it_business.pdf
You can enter the database from the following link: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/met_jisc?db=PPBE
• Username: budamc
• Password: the bar-code number on your library card (eg. 20000231)
DOAB - Directory of Open Access Books
This is an initiative supervised by the National Library in the Hague. The database is free of charge. It is a collection of non-fiction, full-length books that you can reach with adequate citation under Creative-Commons licence. The database contains several topics including art, business, economics, linguistics, law, social sciences and technology.
Doaj – Directory of Open Access Journals
This is a free collection of journals, full-text articles, studies on human and real sciences collected internationally. All articles and journals are peer-reviewed and their content is proved as professional. Besides English, some of the articles are in Hungarian, French, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese.
It is a joint project of German National Library of Economics and the University and City Library of Cologne. It includes important German and international databases for economics and business studies. It provides access to about one million full texts for free of charge. It is available both in German and English.
Elsevier SciVerse e-book
Elsevier contains 1192 titles of e-books. You can use this database from the computers of Metropolitan within the following topics:
Here you can read the list of accessible books HERE
Open Book Publisher
This publishing company from Cambridge offers open access to different publication in the field of humanities and social sciences. At least two experts of the field are requested to peer-view the documents before publishing them online. 73 books have been published since 2008 and the list of publications is constantly getting longer.
This is the oldest digital library in the world, established in 1971. The priority of this library is to protect the cultural treasures digitally. It contains more than 30,000 works of art from 2010. It is organized by public contribution.
This is a collection of full-length books, articles, documents, presentations, magazines and school work including topics as literature, art, business or law. The materials can be downloaded, commented on and you can also upload your own material.
World Digital Library
You can find images, full-length books from all over the world on cultural topics.
WBIS (World Biographical Information System)
It is a collection of 30 national biographies containing more than 6 million people’s resumes. Both in Hungarian and English. You can use it only from the computers of MET.
For Art Students
There are archive forms of web pages from 1996 (including films, videos, images, texts and music). It is supported by Google Chrome and Internet Explorer web browsers. Users can upload their own materials and download others’ including full-length films, from old films to the most recent news, cartoons, concerts, fiction, children’s book and history collections. There is also audio and mp3 material available, such as more than 200 digital records can be downloaded including alternative music and Old Time radio programmes. Most of the links offer free downloads.
This is an international online database of galleries and museums. You can search for artists by their names, exhibitions according to countries, cities or galleries. The webpage also includes articles on art. The browser gives you the most recent and open exhibitions.
It contains more than 30,000 works of art in a digital version from more than 150 museums worldwide including the Hungarian Museum of Fine Arts and National Gallery. You can take a virtual walk in 46 foreign museums and this number is expected to increase. Visitors can comment on paintings, create their own collections and can share them with others. There are paintings and sculptures placed in this Google global virtual museum, together with specialities such as Brazilian street graffiti, aboriginal African pictographs and Islamic applied arts. You can search for artists, works of art, museums, countries, collections or different times on the same page.
Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci
This is an online catalogue of Science and Technological Museum named after Leonardo Da Vinci, where you can find more than 15,000 historically important artifacts such as Baroque globes, cash machines from the 1800’s and paintings. The page is available in both English and Italian.
Open Book Publisher
This publishing company from Cambridge offers open access to different publication in the field of humanities and social sciences. At least two experts in the field are requested to peer-view the documents before publishing them online. 73 books have been published since 2008 and the list of publications is constantly getting longer.
Web Gallery of Arts
This is a virtual museum and a database. It contains European paintings and sculptures from the 11th century to the middle of the 19thcentury. It also contains Hungarian artists. There are short resumes connected to each artist, you can have a look at their work and read about the most important facts. While browsing, you can listen to music from that age, and you can also search for the music. It also contains an option for sending postcards for free of charge.
This is a collection of links on art and history of arts. You can search for different age or geographical region including Asia, Africa or the Pacific. You can find images, books, journals, theses and short scientific videos.