Business & Management - Recommended Sources

Listed below are some specialist e-resources that are bought by the University that you may wish to explore. 

There is also a list of useful websites.

Do remember to look at other subject pages such as Business Information SystemsHuman Resources and Marketing Advertising and Sales

Specialist e-resources

This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips to embed in presentations, as well as putting in requests for recording. Look out for all the useful documentaries. (Not available to anyone outside the UK.)

A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work (use the arrow next to Basic Search to get to it).

Contains the New Penguin Business Dictionary, Ultimate Business Library and Dictionary of Business.

Scholarly research monographs from Elgar covering Business, Economics and Law.

Access to more than a million statistics from many different sources. Useful for finding industrial, economic and consumer market statistical trends. Statista take their information from many different providers across the world. Do look at the real source of the material they offer you.


Provides summaries of major management theories, business models and methods. Registration is free.

A good place to start when searching for Business information (company, market, sectoral or finance). This gateway is maintained by Information Consultant Karen Blakeman

Large database of case studies covering all aspects of business, some of which are available for free.

• CBI 

CBI is "the UK's premier business lobbying organisation, providing a voice for employers at a national and international level". Find their policy documents and strategies on this site.

Many resources are limited to members but some best practice reports such as bullying may be available. News and blogs also interesting to view.

• CSR Europe 

A website aiming to share best practice in corporate social responsibility, sustainability and innovation.


Use this site to find Government information from departments, publications or statistics. 
H.M. Treasury is particularly useful for publications and statistics.

Your Subject Team

Hannah Porter

Faculty Librarian


Phone: (023) 9284 3238

Lizzie Wildgoose

Assistant Faculty Librarian


Phone: (023) 9284 3452

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