The main collections of books can be found on the 4th and 5th floor of the Library.
Books in heavy demand are placed in the Short Loan Collection on the 1st floor. The Short Loan Collection contains 1 day loan and 3 hour loan books; 7 day loan books are shelved with the ordinary loan books on the upper floors.
Use the Library catalogue to find the exact shelfmark and location for each book. If you are searching for books on a particular topic, use a keyword search.
Corporate strategy 658.4012
Employment law 344.4101
Food management 641
Health care management 362.1:65
Hospitality management 64.024:658
Human resources management 658.3
Industrial relations 331.8
Project management 658.404
Quality management 658.562
Research guides 658.001
Retail management 658.87
Tourism management 380.8
You can use the Electronic Books page to access eBooks on dance. The most useful collection for management textbooks will be the netLibrary collection.
There are also links from reading list titles on the Library catalogue to electronic versions of the text - look for "e-link"
- Encyclopedia of Consumer Brands Reference 658.8/ENC
- Encyclopedia of Management Reference 658/HEY
- International Dictionary of Management Quick Reference 658(03)/JOH
- Macmillan Dictionary of Business and Management Reference 658(03)/LAM
- Management Glossary Reference 658/BRE
- Personnel Manager's Yearbook Quick Reference 658.3/PER
Printed abstracting services are one way to find out what journal articles have been published on a particular topic. Abstracting services for management are:
Business Source Premier
Business Periodicals Index 1958-2004 is in the Abstracts section on the 2nd Floor
Guides to research
- Doing Research in the Real World is at 300.72/GRA
- Research Methods for Business: a Skill-Building Approach is at 658.001/SEK
- Research Methods for Business Students is at 658.001/SAU
- Research Methods for Managers is at 658.001/GIL
- Research Methods in Business Studies: a Practical Guide is at 658.001/GHA
The Library takes certain daily British broadsheet newspapers. Recent copies are on the 1st floor of the Library and older copies are kept on the 2nd floor.
British newspapers and a huge variety of international papers can also be read electronically on Nexis.
Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985: The complete digital edition of The Times (London) capturing the entire newspaper, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.
Also of interest may be The Times (1910-1999) and The Sunday Times (1970-1999) which are held on microform on the 2nd floor of the Library.
International Directory of Company Histories is at Reference 658.045/INT
Kompass United Kingdom is at Quick Reference 38/KOM
Market Research: a Guide to the British Library Collections is at 016:658.8012/BRI in the Bibliography section on 4th Floor East
Researching Markets by Industry Sectors: a Guide to Sources and Services is at 016:65/RES in the Bibliography section on 4th Floor East
See also the Statistics in the Library page and the Statistics on the Internet page.
Guide to Official Statistics is at 016:31/CEN in the Bibliography section on 4th Floor East
Sources of Non-Official UK Statistics is at Quick Reference 016.3141/MOR
UK Statistics: a Guide for Business Users is at 31/MOR
A catalogue of quality checked internet resources for business and management
Business Sources on the Net
A guide compiled by the British Library
Cranfield University Internet Site Explorer
Guide to Free Business Information
A guide compiled by Aslib
Intute: Social Sciences
High quality business and management resources on the internet
Remember to check their admission arrangements before going to visit them.
Remember to also check the Library Catalogue and the Electronic Journals A-Z list.
Selected articles only, from January 2002 onwards
Annual reports of the top 100 UK companies
A list compiled by the British Library, with links to company web sites
Company Annual Reports On-Line
A worldwide directory of companies, products and services
A national catalogue of printed company annual reports held in UK libraries
Links to Online Working Papers
A site maintained by the Judge Institute of Management Library in Cambridge, linking to the full text of various working papers published by academic and other institutions