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Locating items in the Library

The video below explains how to locate items in the Library (click on the 'Full screen' button beneath the video to watch in a larger size):


Library Search

Search for books, articles, ebooks, databases, journal titles and other useful resources for your study and research, both online and in the library.

The shelfmark of a print book will help you to locate it in the Library. The shelfmarks run A-Z through the building, starting on the top floor. Find your reading lists here.


How to use Library Search

The video below explains how to use Library Search to find books (click on the 'Full screen' button to watch in a larger size):

Key Resources for Business and Management

The following databases contain a variety of material, including journal articles, for your specific subject area. The brief descriptions beneath the titles will explain what each hold. To access, click on the title.

  • ABI/INFORM Global
    Includes in-depth coverage for over 3,040 publications, with more than 2,060 available in full text.
  • Bankscope
    Bankscope has been discontinued by Bureau Van Dijk. The closest alternative is Orbis Bank Focus which is a new database of banks worldwide.
  • Business Source Premier
    Business Source Premier is a full-text business database, covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business.
  • Emerald Journals
    Provides access to about 300 journals over a wide range of areas, from Accounting and Finance to Tourism.
  • EUobserver
    Access to an independent online newspaper, aiming to support European democracy by giving people the information they need to hold the EU establishment to account.
  • Fame
    Provides detailed information on UK and Irish companies.
  • Financial Times  
    Registration is required: open the 'drawer menu' at the top left of the screen, scroll down and select 'Today’s Newspaper (ePaper)'. You will then be asked to ‘Join’ under the UoS subscription to and fill out a few details. Alternatively join at:
    Gartner is a world leader in IT research and consultancy, producing detailed reports on a wide range of technological trends and issues. IT Services have a subscription to their reports service.
  • Mintel
    Produces hundreds of reports into European, UK-specific and Chinese consumer markets every year.
  • Mintel Global Market Navigator (GMN)
    Database containing market size, market share and forecast data for thousands of consumer goods categories worldwide.
  • Nexis
    A comprehensive newspaper database, updated daily, providing full text access to all UK national newspapers, plus regional newspapers, international news providers and a number of trade journals and magazines.
  • Orbis
    Contains comprehensive information on both listed and unlisted companies worldwide.
  • Orbis Bank Focus
    Orbis Bank Focus is a new database of banks worldwide. The information is sourced from a combination of annual reports, information providers and regulatory sources.

    Orbis Bank Focus currently contains detailed information on 38,000 banks (28,000 US and 10,000 Non-US). By the end of 2016 coverage will reach 12,700 active Non-US Banks, with 5 years’ history for listed banks and 3 years’ for unlisted.
  • Passport (Euromonitor)
    Provides international market intelligence on industries, countries and consumers.
  • Proquest Business Collection
    Combines the following six databases: ABI/INFORM Global, ProQuest Entrepreneurship, ProQuest Accounting & Tax, International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS), ProQuest Asian Business and Reference, and ProQuest Banking Information Source .
  • Sage Business Cases
    Contains the first discipline-wide digital collection tailored to library needs. These cases bring business to life – inspiring researchers to develop their own best practices and prepare for professional success.
  • Sage Research Methods Online
    SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects.
  • Scopus
    Includes the abstracts and cited references of over 23,000 peer-reviewed titles from more than 5,000 international publishers in the sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities. Scopus includes references of all articles published since 1996, offering newly-linked citations across the widest body of articles available including Open Access and electronic-only titles. 20 million pre-1996 records captured without references go back as far as 1823.
  • Statista
    Provides access to statistical data from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organisations and government institutions in English and German.
  • Thomson One  
    Provides access to relevant real-time global market data, news, and authoritative content from industry-leading sources.
    Can only be accessed using Internet Explorer.
  • Warc
    The World Advertising Research Centre is a comprehensive and international service that includes industry trends, company profiles, effectiveness case studies, advertising data and rigorous research in the fast-moving communications world.
  • Web of Science
    Provides access to the Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
  • Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)  
    Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a data research platform in Accounting, Banking, Finance and Economics. It offers flexible delivery and access options through web queries. The University of Sussex currently subscribes to the following databases via WRDS: AuditAnalytics, Bank Regulatory, Blockholders, CBOE Indexes, COMPUSTAT, CRSP, CUSIP, DMEF Academic Data, Dow Jones, Eventus, Fama French & Liquidity Factors, Federal Reserve Bank, IBES, Markit, Option Metrics, PHLX, Penn World Tables, SEC Order Execution, and TRACE.
    Registration required to access WRDS. Requests for registration will be sent to an administrator for approval.
  • Worldtradelaw
    Offers both a library of current trade news and resources, as well as providing summary and analysis of all WTO reports and arbitrations; a current keyword index; a database of dispute settlement tables and statistics; and a user-friendly search tool for WTO cases, legal texts, and other documents.
  • Zephyr
    A comprehensive database of deal information, including data on M&A, IPO, private equity and venture capital deals. There are links to the detailed financial information on the companies involved in the deals, sourced from BvD's range of company information databases and regularly updated.

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