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Management: Search the literature

Library Catalogue

search scrabble tilesTo find a recommended book, journal or article, use the Library Catalogue. To research a subject area use the specialist Library databases listed here. If you are interested in high impact journals, see our guide on how to locate these. 

To see all Library Databases refer to the A-Z list

Find journal articles: recommended library databases for management

The databases listed here are key resources for management and allied subjects: they provide the full-text for many thousands of journals.  Some include other types of information such as books, market research reports and conference papers. 

Find high quality and high impact journals

`High quality academic journals are found across a range of Library databases and journal subscriptions including Business Source Complete, Emerald, JSTOR, and Science Direct.  It's recommended that you use the databases for searching across a wide cross section of journals.  However, on occasion, you may want to limit your search to the highest ranked journals in your field.  The following sources enable you to find out which journals fall into this category. 

Keeping up to date on your subject

Popular business magazines

All journals and magazines can be found on the Library Catalogue: here are some popular titles. 

Find books and book chapters

books on phoneUsually it's best to use the Library Catalogue to find books, however some of our books are purchased as discrete collections which you can search or browse. 

New management books

Find journal articles: other useful library databases

These library databases index literature from across a range of subjects.  You might find them useful if your research spans a number of disciplines.

Find case studies

boy binocularsYou will find case studies in the journal literature, however we buy these discrete case study collections which you can browse or search. 


Find newspaper articles

 Reuters Top News

Reuters Top News is available via Thomson One: a real-time global news service covering business, markets, politics and economics news tailored by industry and region. In Thomson One, choose 'market view' to open Reuters top News. 

Thomson One only works with the Internet Explorer browser and it only functions fully in compatibility view mode. Access this mode as follows: go to Tools menu (see the cog) and then choose Compatibility View Settings.

 Financial Times via ABI/Inform

Access to the Financial Times (without registration) from 1996 onwards with a 30 day embargo. 

You need to register to use - please use your University of Bath email address. 

web link Financial Times via Nexis

Access to the FT from 1982 onwards with a 30 day embargo. 


1. Connect to Nexis.  Select the Sources tab.  
2. Select the Find a Source option.  Enter Financial Times.  Select the Go button. 
3. Select the Financial Times (London) from the list of sources.  Select the OK-Continue button.
4. The Financial Times then appears in the list of Selected Sources within the Power Search.

database The Guardian via Nexis: 1984 onwards.

web link The independent: 1992 onwards.

database The Telegraph via Nexis: 30 Oct 2000 onwards.

database The Times via Nexis: July 1985 onwards.


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