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Explore this guide using the menu on the left to help you choose the right information source for your work. Contact your librarian if you need help or advice.

Finding books and e-books

  1. Search CityLibrary Search by title, keyword or author to locate books and e-books.
  2. Use the 'Refine your search' options to limit the content type to 'book / e-book'. 
  3. E-books: To access e-books on and off campus open the 'Full text online' link from the results section and enter your City email and password.
  4. Print books: The availability, shelfmark, library location, and loan period are displayed. There may be more copies available at other locations - select the link to view the full item record.

A screenshot from CityLibrary search with steps 1 to 4 detailed above.

E-Books at City

We provide e-book versions of textbooks wherever possible, as well as plenty of background reading. Find e-books on CityLibrary Search by searching for your topic then using the options on the left-hand side to select "Full Text Online" and "Books/ebooks".

Find out more about e-books at City and how to use the various kinds we buy.

Here's a selection of e-books that will be useful to Business students:

Browsing by shelfmark

The Business Library is located in the Business School in Bunhill Row. Visit us on Level 1 to browse our print book collection using the shelfmarks below, study in quiet or silent areas, peruse our print journal collection or use specialist financial resources in the Financial Resources Zone.

Careers and Employability books are shelved on the first bay of books on the right-hand side of the library. Our Fiction Collection is on the display stands in front of it the photocopiers. Print Journals are on the shelves on the left-hand side of the library.

Subject Shelfmark
Research Methods 001.42
Business Ethics 174
Study Skills 300.72, 370
Public Policy 320.6
Diversity 331.133
General Finance and Financial Economics 332
Voluntary & Non-Profit Sector 352, 658.048
Fundraising 361.70681
Business Research Methods & Guidance 650.0072, 658.0072
Accounting 657
Introductions to Business & Management 658
Corporate Finance & Financial Management 658.15
Human Resources 658.3
Strategy & Planning and Leadership & Management 658.4
Marketing 658.8
Advertising 659
Writing skills for literature reviews, projects and theses 808