Business and management: Overview


Welcome to the Business and management guide. Throughout the guide's sections you'll find our suggestions for key resources and information in this subject area.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Getting help researching and using Library resources:

  • Look through the Finding Resources Guide for advice on getting started with searching and use the comprehensive Help sections in individual databases
  • Look out for Information Literacy, referencing and database training in your modules (if there aren't any, ask your module leader to invite us to speak at a lecture or organise a workshop)
  • Attend Information and digital literacy training in the LibSmart programme - classes could be online or face to face this year.  Upcoming workshops are listed elsewhere on this page, or see the LibSmart guide for more details. We (your subject librarians, Alice and Kanwal) run the workshops Bloomberg and, and there are many other great workshops run by other librarians
  • Get help from the librarian on duty at the LibSmart point, usually on the first floor of the Library, near the business books. This will be run mostly online at the start of 2020/21 - to be relaunched early in term 1.  A subject librarian will be available Monday - Friday 1-5pm.  We (Alice and Kanwal) will let you know on Twitter @BBSLibrarian when we will be available each week.
  • Book an appointment (over MS Teams or Zoom) using the link on this page. If there aren't any available then email us.

To get you started, here are the key shelfmark areas for your subject. The floor information is for books; print journals will have the same shelfmark but all journals are on the third floor.

Subject Shelfmark Floor
Management HD30-HD70 1
Business research methods HD30.4 1
Globalisation HF1359-HF1613 1
Marketing HF5415 1
Work and employment HD4802-HD8971 1
Human resource management HF5549 1
Accounting HF5550-HF5695 1
Management of information systems T55-60 2

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Our discovery tool will look for books, journal articles and more in one quick easy search - a great place to start your research. For a more comprehensive search, individual databases offer greater functionality and give full access to a tailored suite of resources for your subject.

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It's best to email the Business Librarian mailbox to get to both of us, to be more likely to get a quicker response.


We work as a job share. Alice is usually in Monday 9-5, Tuesday 9-5 and Wednesday 9-12.30. Kanwal is usually in Wednesday 9-5, Thursday 9-5 and Friday 9-12.30.

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Opening hours

Academic Liaison Librarians are available to chat between 1pm-5pm, Monday to Friday term-time about using library resources and referencing. Occasionally, and outside of these times, your query will be picked up by another member of Brunel Library staff or our friendly co-op support staff, who provide us with 24/7 chat coverage.


Support during Coronavirus outbreak

Your Academic Liaison Librarian will still be available to support you online. You can get help with:

  • Finding and using Library resources
  • Literature searching
  • Referencing and referencing software
  • Troubleshooting access to resources
  • Finding data

Please feel free to get in touch by email or LibChat. We can also arrange online consultations. 

Or you can take a look at one of our online guides include our Library Guides or Library webpages

You can also look on our Library webpages to get updated information on the Library opening hours and borrowing during this period. 

Upcoming LibSmart events

Many more workshops coming up - see the LibSmart Guide for more information.