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Business and Management

 Key electronic resources

The key databases for Business provide journal articles, company financials and market research data. If you are unsure of the database should use, please consult the Which database? guide.

 Online help and support

 Useful websites

Websites containing freely available publications, datasets and statistics.

Research and publications


  • City of London Research Publications. The City of London publishes free economic research publications covering City issues
  • Government Publications. Free access to publications by UK government departments


  • CIA World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities
  • CORDIS (Community Research and Development Information Service) disseminates information on all EU-funded research projects and their results
  • Directory of Open Access Journals. A directory with over 5000 open access journals. Covers many subjects and different languages
  • International Monetary Fund. Publications and data from the International Monetary fund
  • Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) . A resource library containing case studies and articles relating to food and grocery retailing and supply chains. Please note: you must register to access
  • United Nations Development Programme. Free access to research papers and publications from the UNDP
  • UNTCAD. Free access to statistics and publications from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); the UN body responsible for dealing with international trade
  • Warwick Industrial Relations Research Unit. Free publications and research from the IRRU at Warwick Business School. Includes recent conference papers covering industrial relations, trade unions, employment issues, etc
  • World Bank Open Knowledge Repository. The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products
  • World Economic Forum publishes reports which examine global issues

Financials and annual reports




City Business Library (CBL) - London is a public library providing business information which is free to access.

Statistics and data


  • Office for National Statistics (ONS). UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics is the recognised national statistical institute for the UK
  • UK National Statistics. Data on economy, population and society at national and local level. Summaries and detailed data releases are published free of charge


Your Academic Support Librarian

Kat Halliday

Kat dot Halliday at Warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0)2476 522972

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