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Business and Management Research

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Hull University Library (for students on courses validated by Hull University NOTE: Hull does NOT offer access to Library online resources outside the Brynmor Jones Library)

Books Relevant to Your Course

Books in Barnsley College libraries are shelved in a carefully selected order which aims to place books on similar subjects together using Dewey Decimal Classification:

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Here is a list of where to start looking for the books on the library shelf for business and management. To find whether a book is available in one of the Barnsley College libraries or look for other subject areas on the shelves use Discovery, or Heritage our library catalogue.

004 Computers and computing
158.7 Psychology at work
330 Economics
338.04 Entrepreneurship
346.07 Business Law
378.170281 How to succeed at university
650.14 How to succeed in your career
657 Accounting
658 Business and management
658.022 Small business management
658.3 HRM
658.4012 Strategic management
658.402 Teams
658.404 Project management
658.5 Operations management
658.8 Marketing
658.84 E-commerce
808.066 Academic writing

Online Library Collections Relevant to Your Course

You can use Discovery to search not only Barnsley College books but also many of our online collections of ebooks and journal articles all together from one search box. This is the best place to start your search for academic information whatever the subject. If it is academic articles you are looking for, limit your search in Discovery to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals.

OpenAthens is our username and password system for access to Discovery and Barnsley College online subscriptions. It also lists on MyAthens all the online collections available. If you want to search a specific collection you can access it here by clicking on the database name. Tick the box in front of the database name to add it to your Favourites. Descriptions under each database name give you key information on what it covers and how to make the most of this resource. (D) after a name shows that this collection is included in Discovery.

OpenAthens for books

Dawson Books eBook Central

OpenAthens for articles

Review magazines from Hodder Education including Business Review Sage Journals Springer Journals Taylor and Francis Online

Remember, if you are doing a course validated by Sheffield Hallam you will have access to some of their online resources too. For more information ask at the HE Library helpdesk.

These databases contain a wide range of academic sources. If you are not finding the information you want, learn more about searching online. Help pages will also be available within each database, or ask a librarian helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk.

Print Magazines and Newspapers Relevant to Your Course

Online is the best way to search and find articles for your research, but we also have a selection of print serials you can look at in the Library to keep up-to-date with business practices:
The Guardian Entrepreneur Harvard Business Review

Websites Relevant to Your Course


Business and self-employed – advice from HM Government
Companies House
Europa – official website of the EU

Statistics (and More)

Office for National Statistics
Eurostat: Statistics Explained – EU statistics
OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) – data and reports on global economy
World Bank
International Monetary Fund publications include Global Economic Outlook and Regional Economic Reports as well as interactive features like IMF DataMapper


BBC Business
Reuters Business
Sky Business

Market Research



CIPD : Knowledge Hub
McKinsey & Co.
CCA for a better customer experience

And More

Financial times company information including annual reports
London School of Economics
Virtual training suite: Business and management is an online tutorial for university students to develop their Internet skills

For further help contact: helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk

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