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Management: Literature searching

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

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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. 

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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. 

Popular business magazines

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

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.

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