Project and Risk 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 Systems, Business and Management, Civil Engineering & Surveying, Finance and Banking and Learning at Work.

Specialist e-resources

AccessEngineering is a collection of critical, regularly updated engineering reference information. It includes instructional videos, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools.

Also includes key texts on operations management covering such areas as Kaizen, project management and Six Sigma.

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.


The APM is “committed to developing and promoting project and programme management”. The website contains general information about project management including case studies and links to blogs.

Explore the new AXELOS site which has been formed by the Cabinet Office to run the Best Management Practice portfolio including Prince2, and ITIL. Find some free white papers and case studies along with glossaries for project and risk management. Subscription required for some materials.

• PM Network 

Newsletter from the Project Management Institute. Some articles are freely available online and there is an archive of older articles.

Your Subject Team

Hannah Porter

Faculty Librarian


Phone: (023) 9284 3238

Lizzie Wildgoose

Assistant Faculty Librarian


Phone: (023) 9284 3452

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