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The library has a variety of books, eBooks, databases, and journals relevant to Business Studies, and Accounting and Finance. This guide will point you towards those resources as well as a list of recommended online resources, and research strategies and tips. Be sure also to check out the Library Research Guide for tips on referencing and avoiding plagiarism. 

Physical items are classified using the Dewey Decimal system and so each item will have a unique call number. Users can search the catalogue using the Liberty system. Users can log in to their account and reserve items or renew (where possible) items they currently have on loan. 







eBooks can be found on two platforms: VLEbooks and on the EBSCO eBooks Business Collection.

Both are accessed via Open Athens. Be sure to check out the Library Lists on VLEbooks which groups essential reading titles together for specific subjects. 

You can visit the library Moodle page and check out the instructional videos on how to use each of these resources. 


The Library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System.

Browse the following DDC numbers relevant to the Business Collection, on the right wall of the library:


650.072                  Business Research

650.1                      Personal Success in Business

657                         Accounting

658                         Management 

658.049                  International Business

658.15                    Financial Management 

658.3                      Human Resource Management

658.4012                Strategy

658.404                  Project Management

658.5                      Operations/Production Management 

658.7                      Logistics/Supply Chain Management 




Databases can be accessed through Open Athens. Remember to refine your search using the search limiters!

EBSCO Business Source Premier: Features all the major business journals, company profiles, and industry profiles.
EBSCO eBook Business Collection: A collection of over 17,000 business eBooks.
EBSCO Regional Business News: With the latest in media publications.

Sage Research Methods: A research database especially useful for students planning marketing research! Featuring 986 book and reference titles, journal articles, videos; and research planning tools. For a complete guide to using this electronic resource check out the Sage Research Methods LibGuide.