This Subject Guide provides you with key academic and professional resources related to Business.
These resources cover all major aspects of the discipline and are recommended for for other subject areas.
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Journals, Magazines & Databases - ProQuest ABI/INFORM, ProQuest Central, ProQuest Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection, EBSCO Academic Search Complete, EBSCO Business Source Complete, CIAO, Emerald, SAGE, Elsevier Science Direct, Elsevier SCOPUS and Zetoc.
Economic, Market & Company Information - FAME (for companies) IBIS World (industries), Mintel (market intelligence), Statista (reports and statistics), EuroMonitor Passport, Companies House and UK Data Service.
Newspapers - British Standards Online (BSOL), Financial Times (FT), EBSCO Regional Business News and LexisNexis Lexis Library.
Dissertations & Theses - ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (UK & Ireland) and British Library ETHOS.
We also have a range of free resources which are recommended for wider reading around business - see the 'Other Useful Resources' tab.
The key to achieving academic success is to use a range of resources in your assessments. This will help you to:
Academic and professional resources are generally more trustworthy and reliable sources of information so you should prioritise these over non-academic resources in your assignments.
Google can be great. It’s quick, easy and there is a vast amount of free and current information, including governments, organisations, businesses websites and specialist blogs.
The downside is that it does not discriminate and the crawler cannot find everything - especially information stored in the deep web in databases or subscription services!
Google also uses an algorithm called PageRank which may not give best results for academic information.
Learning and teaching education resources to support the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.