Business and management: Using other libraries

Recommended libraries

When conducting specialist research, the Library may not always stock everything you need. If this happens, you have a number of options:

Before you visit another library

If you do plan to visit another library, please check first of all that we do not have the item you need. Advice on using the library can be found on our Finding Resources page. Alternatively, please ask a member of staff at the Helpdesk or contact the Subject Liaison Librarian for your Department.

Remember, if the item you need is on a reading list, we will make every effort to purchase this for the Library, so please let us know the details.

Where there are specific libraries of interest for your subject, these will be listed below.

British Library Business and IP Centre (BIPC): Access to advice on setting up your own business and databases not available at Brunel. Industry guides detailing resources accessible at the BIPC by subject.

Access: Via a Reader's Pass (
Address: 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2D8
Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7454

Small Business Research + Enterprise Centre  (Previously the City Business Library) The City of London Corporations's small business start-up support service offers membership to UK start-ups, SMEs, freelance, consultants and business researchers and provides in-person access to specialist business information and market research.

Guildhall Library: A public reference library which includes a Business History collection.

Access: Free – may need to show id to consult rare items or manuscripts
Address: Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 7HH

Westminster Business Information PointsPublic reference libraries in Central London which have in person access to specialist business resources.

Access: Free to all
Address: 35 St Martin's Street, London, WC2H 7HP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7641 4634