Business & Management - Recommended Sources

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

Specialist e-resources

• Bloomberg  (in Library only) 

As well as the Bloomberg Suite in the Richmond building, there are 2 terminals on the first floor of the Library, which are available during our extended opening hours.
NOTE: These machines cannot be booked.

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.

• Linkedin Learning ( not in Discovery 

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LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda .com) is a great online learning and training resource, available free to all students and staff. A University account gives al students and staff access to a library of course on business, creative and technical skills.

There are over 14,000 courses available covering Business, Creative and Technology subjects. Some of the courses will relate directly to your degree course, others offering general skills such as Microsoft Office, SPSS, while others offer business skills for increased employability.

All the courses are available over the web or through the mobile apps and can be studied at your own pace.

Over 240 unlimited access in-depth guides to current and classic research across a range of subject areas. If you can't access something via this site, put the book title into the Portsmouth catalogue instead as we have previously bought some titles via Ebook Central.

TItles for 2018 include: The Routledge Companion to European Business, The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business, The Routledge Companion to Fair Value in Accounting, The Routledge Companion to Management Buyouts, The Routledge Companion to Co-opetition Strategies, The Routledge Companion to Accounting in China, The Routledge Companion to the History of Retailing, The Routledge Companion to Reward Management, The Routledge Companion to Critical Marketing, The Routledge Handbook of Festivals

Your Subject Team

Hannah Porter

Faculty Librarian


Phone: (023) 9284 3238

Lizzie Wildgoose

Assistant Faculty Librarian


Phone: (023) 9284 3452

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