The vendor's Research Monitor product was discontinued in 2020. From the vendor about their Passport product:

Passport for Academics and Libraries

The world's top academic institutions use Passport for teaching and research across a range of disciplines.

Through using Passport's robust analysis and visualisation tools, faculty can design teaching materials and projects with "real-world" relevance, such as strategic planning, economic analysis, industry benchmarking, competitive threats and market entry studies.

Base Subscription Options

There are three versions of Passport to choose from.

For detailed information about what content is available in each product, please see this handout provided to OCLS by the vendor (2017), and this brochure available on their website (2021).

  • Passport
  • Passport Countries & Consumers
  • Passport Industries


Several add-ons are available. All all of these add-ons are available for all three Passport versions unless otherwise noted. Descriptions below are from the vendor.

Passport Cities

Provides comparable socioeconomic data and analysis on 1150 of the world's largest cities. Passport Cities features indicators, analysis and Dashboards. We've divided those Cities into Tier 1 cities (which include statistics and reports) and Tier 2 cities (which include statistics only).


The average intake of 8 nutrients on a per person per day basis is available for 54 countries. This information is also split by product category – eg how many calories are consumed specifically from chocolate each day in each country. This is particularly useful for academics, governments and trade associations who are interested in mapping dietary patterns as well as for food and beverage companies interested in health trends and whether or not they need to reformulate their products. Nutrients covered are: Energy (calories), Protein, Carbohydrates, Sugar, Fat, Saturated Fat, Fibre and Salt.

Industrial - Canada

Breaks down the Canadian economy into 177 different industry sectors from a B2B perspective. Data and analysis is provided for Agriculture, Forestry, Mining, Alcoholic Beverages any other industries.

Industrial - International (68 countries)

The full industrial module recently added 50 additional countries to round out the country coverage to 68. These additional 50 countries will provide 4 key data metrics: Production value, Export, Import and Market sizes for the years 1997-2020. This round out the offering to reflect 955 of the global GDP.

Product Claims & Positioning

Formerly know as Ethical Lables (EL).

  • More industries, more countries, more claims!)
  • A new tool to help identify & track the most significant product claims across the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) space.
  • 11 Industries
  • 40 countries
  • 150 claims in 3 spaces: Clean Label, Dietary & Health Labels, Ethical Labels
Sports Industry

Provides data and analysis across top tier pro sport leagues around the world, focusing on match-day trends, social media engagement, and commercial partnership mapping. 7 Teams Sports covered to start with: American Football, Football/Soccer, Baseball, Ice Hockey, Basketball, Rugby Union and League, Cricket. Global data and analysis for 30 countries.

21 Countries Upgrade

This upgrade is only available for Passport and Passport Industries.

Statistics + Analysis for the following industries now available!
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Alcoholic Drinks
  • Tobacco
  • Packaged Food (Snacks)
  • Packaged Food (Dairy)
  • Consumer Health
  • Packaged Food (Meat/staples)
  • Retailing
  • Home Care
  • Hot Drinks
  • Soft Drinks
  • Tissue-Hygiene
Asia Pacific Africa Middle East Latin America
Bangladesh Angola Iraq El Salvador
Cambodia Cote d'Ivoire Jordan Honduras
Laos Ethiopia Kuwait Panama
Myanmar Ghana Lebanon Paraguay
Sri Lanka Tanzania Oman  
  Uganda Qatar  
  • Tracks the evolution of the legal cannabis industry and its consumers.
  • 20 Key Global Markets covered
  • 3 legal cannabis categories: Medical cannabis, Adult-use, CBD.
  • Pricing Data and Consumer Surveys available.
Full industry vertical

Full data by industry is available to add onto any subscription on an industry-by-industry basis.

Access Details: 
Unlimited Authorized Users, Unlimited Concurrent Access, IP Authentication, Remote Access
Content Types: 
Data, Full-Text

Usage Stats


Usage stats are available upon request. Please contact the vendor directly to request them on an as-needed basis, or to set-up a regular delivery schedule (e.g. monthly, quarterly). Contact information can be found in the Vendors directory in ERMA.