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Business Information

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Kompass EasyBusiness Online is a global business to business database with listings for 4 million companies and details of over 1 million trade names in 70 countries worldwide.
The Kompass database is available to users in all Aberdeen City Libraries via the link above.

To access Kompass remotely, simply click on the following link and enter your library card number (remember to omit the last two digits if using an Accord Card).
Kompass EasyBusiness Online (Remote Access) 

If you are new to using Kompass, take a look at the Kompass EasyBusiness Guide (pdf 268Kb).

Tailored company mailing lists from Kompass EasyBusiness, downloaded in CSV format, are available at a cost of just 5 pence per company (minimum charge 5 Pounds). Please contact our Business Service for assistance on 01224 652511 or email

A number of other online resources are available only in the Information Centre in the Central Library:

A portal for core UK technical standards, documents and legislation.

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The EI Data Service provides recent and historical figures for the energy industries, with up-to-date contact details for major companies & vital industry information.

Health and Safety and Environment

All the information you need to comply with the latest health, safety and environment legislation. Updated daily 


Standards Infobase


Access to bibliographic information on over 1 million technical standards & specifications from over 400 issuing authorities worldwide

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IHS Fairplay - Shipowner Online
Information on over 200.000 ship owners and managers

IHS Fairplay - Shipfinder Online
Search for data on over 180,000 ships above 100 gross tonnage 

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