Key subject resources

  • Business Source Complete - provides access to company and industry reports, SWOT analyses, trade and professional magazines, and many important scholarly business journals.
  • Factiva - a current international news database produced by Dow Jones, one of the leading global providers of economic and financial information.
  • FAME - detailed information on every registered business in the UK and Ireland, including financial information for up to 20 years.
  • Mintel Academic - market reports from the UK, China and Europe on the following areas: UK: Automative, Retail, Technology, Travel; China: Attitudes and Trends, Beauty and Personal Care, Food and Drink, Foodservice, Retail, Travel and Leisure; Europe: European Retail BriefingPlease note: use of this resource is limited to 4 concurrent users.
  • Mintel Market Sizes - this service contains data on thousands of consumer goods worldwide, including market size, market share and forecasts. Please note: use of this resource is limited to 4 concurrent users.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online (Business and Management)a cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 3,000 Oxford books in the areas of Business and Management, Economics and Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. 
  • Sustainable Organization Library - online library of book chapters, case studies and research papers drawn from books, reports and journal issues, focused on sustainability and social responsibility.
  • WARC - intelligence on all areas of marketing communications and includes papers, case studies, research reports, webinars, and news items on marketing, advertising, communications, brand strategy and consumer behaviour.

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Skills and training

Your subject librarian will provide a programme of lectures and training on library and information skills, in consultation with your department or school.

A number of guides and video tutorials on searching databases are on Blackboard, in the Library tab. 


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New resources

Kanopy - award-winning documentaries, classic and indie films

New York Times Archive - coverage from 1851 to four years ago

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