Locate is the library's online catalogue and a reliable route to all of our paid-for journals and books. It is a useful starting point for scoping out a research topic. For more information on how to search Locate effectively consult the Locate Help Guide. The Key Resources box below highlights other paid-for or freely available sources that will be useful to you when interrogating a topic in detail.
Using a database is the best way to find journal articles. The following databases are recommended to search for journal articles.
Databases with an international focus
Company information can be found from a number of sources
Newspapers and other news resources can be a good source of information about companies. You can find news sources on the News and Media tab.
Market research reports are usually produced by companies such as Mintel, Euromonitor or Marketline. They either conduct their own research or will gather information conducted by another research organization. Information contained in these reports include; market trends, consumer information, purchasing habits, market size, performance and forecast, brands and advertising. Market research reports can be found using the following databases;
Sources of financial information
Datastream, Fitch Connect and Bloomberg are available on the Business School Trading Floor, which is located on the ground floor of the William Morris Building.
Here are some good sources you can use to find statistics
A selection of useful business websites.