List of library resources
Below is a list of resources relevant to Business available via the Library. For a list of other useful resources, visit the General Resources webpage.
Henry Stewart Talks Business and Management Collection
Financial Analysis Made Easy (FAME) is a database containing the financial information of about 11 million companies in the UK. All listed companies are covered, as well as many small companies, medium companies, and companies that are no longer active. You can download financial reports for individual companies, and you can run complex searches and comparisons between companies within certain industries. FAME is maintained by Bureau van Dijk.
Hospitality and tourism complete
A bibliographic database covering scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism with coverage going back to the 1965. There is full text for 440 publications including country reports. Hospitality and Tourism Complete is an EBSCOhost database and works in a similar way to Discover. Video tutorial.
World Advertising Research Center (WARC)
The IEEE/IET Electronic Library on the IEEE Xplore platform provides online access to over 151 journals, over 900 conference proceedings, 400 ebooks, 3400 technical standards and 200 educational courses covering many different aspects of computing, electrical engineering and electronics. Video tutorial.
British Standards Online (BSOL)
Statista is a searchable database of market and consumer data. It includes statistical data from sources like market researchers, trade organisations, journals and government databases. It contains more than 1,000,000 statistics on more than 80,000 topics from over 22,500 sources and 170 different industries. See Statista's help pages for further information.
General Resources contains a list of major university wide databases and search engines, such as the Library catalogue, Discover, Credo Reference, Newsbank and Scopus. Visit the General Resources page for more information.
List of free resources
Below is a list of the top 15 free online resources for Business as chosen by your Academic Liaison Librarian.
Download the full list here [PDF]
Business Case Studies
Business Case Studies contains free examples of case studies.
Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute - a non-profit member association for project management.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development- Case Studies
Case studies illustrating how businesses work to integrate sustainable development into their business activities.
European Commission Market Access
European Commission Market Access Database providing information to companies exporting from the EU about import conditions in third country markets.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNCTAD provides analysis, consensus-building, and technical assistance to support developing countries to access the benefits of a globalized economy more fairly and effectively.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.
The Business and Management Portal delivers high quality digital reports and other publications from the British Library’s collections to business and management researchers. Registration required.
Market Research World
Free access to industry information including research findings, articles written by industry professionals, career and job related information, book lists and up to date news.
globalEDGE delivers a comprehensive research tool for academics, students and business people by providing tools and resources to efficiently research nearly any international business question.
Association of Project Management
The Chartered body for the project profession.
Academy of Management
The Academy of Management is the preeminent professional association for management and organization scholars.
Institute of Risk Management
The Institute of Risk Management offers globally recognised qualifications and training, publish research and guidance and set professional standards.
World Trade Organisation
World Trade Organization is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations.
Institute of Directors
Institute of Directors support, represent and set standards for business leaders nationwide.
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
International Monetary Fund (IMF) eLibrary
The International Monetary Fund provides free access to over 21,000 ebooks via their IMF eLibrary.
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