Emerald Insight: an
industry-leading digital research platform

Emerald Insight provides seamless access to high-quality, impactful journals, books, case studies, and a growing collection of open access content to a global audience.

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Browse Emerald Insight

Browse our content across journals, books, and case studies.


Easy to use platform

Search & browse, & keywords
Users can start their journey using various search and browse routes, then explore further with keywords and refine with filters.

Intuitive navigation
All content is presented side-by-side through a predictable interface with intuitive navigation for fast and easy exploration.

Previews, structured abstracts & related content
Content previews and structured abstracts help you decide if you want to read or move on. Also, suggestions for related content provides inspiration for new ideas.

Personalised profile
A unique user profile enables personalisation features such as content alerts and save searches to review later.

What do Emerald Insight users think?

The following comments were made by Emerald Insight users as part of an online survey:


Emerald Insight is my favourite source to use, the materials are clearly structured which makes them excellent as accessible articles for my students. The website is easy to navigate, and the related articles are excellent.


The browsing is user friendly.


I found the database very informative, most of my articles are sourced from it, above all good quality material that is peer reviewed.


It's so easy.



Searching for the journal article was easy


High accessibility.


The layout is pretty straightforward. we can see additional references on the side, which is good to find more resources.


Quick access to reliable and scholarly articles.


Got what I wanted in the first search results.

Access on users' terms

Remote access on any device means users can view content whenever or wherever they choose.

Concurrent, multi-user access so there are no issues around students accessing popular content included on reading lists.

HTML, PDF, EPUB formats available so users have the flexibility to read now or download for later.

Over 90% of users to Emerald Insight download content
Over 45 million downloads every year
33 million visitors worldwide every year

For administrators: discoverable & accessible


Authentication methods

Supports all major authentication methods including IP, EZproxy, federated access via Shibboleth/OpenAthens, Referring URL and Google CASA. Organization Access Numbers available on request


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