Includes Management, Marketing and Accounting

Subject Guides include information on subject specific web resources, ebooks, ejournals and helpful classification numbers. Digital and Information Literacy Skills Sessions can be arranged for groups or individuals. If you would like additional help please use our booking form to arrange a session. 

Useful Shelf Marks

Books are organised into subject areas using a numbered classification system. The classification number, or shelf mark, can be found on the spine of the book. Some useful shelf marks for business students are listed below. To locate specific titles please use the library catalogue.

150 Psychology
174.4 Business ethics
300.72 Social research
301 Sociology
330 Economics
352 Public services
657 Accounting
658 Management
658.022 Small business management
658.3 Human resource management
658.4 Organisational behaviour
658.4012 Strategic management
658.8 Marketing
658.83 Market research
658.827 Branding
658.87 Retail

Print Journals

Business journals in print format are located in the central area of Swansea Business School library. Current issues are displayed along the wall, whilst back issues can be found on the shelves nearby. They are arranged in alphabetical order, according to journal title. All of these journals are for reference use only.

Online resources

There are also a large number of business journals available online, which are accessible through the library website. Databases which contain full-text journal articles on business subjects include Business Source CompleteABI Inform and Science Direct.

Other databases which provide useful analysis, overviews, case studies and statistics and relevant to the business environment include Marketline, Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) and Newsbank. In addition, recommended websites will link you to government web pages, specialist organisations such as CIPD and CIM, and to market research, advertising and branding websites. Official statistics, annual reports, reference material and blogs can also be searched.

Dissertations and Reference material

Dissertations and reference materials in printed format are located at the start of the main book sequence. Here you will find statistical publications, subject specific dictionaries, encyclopaedias and thesauruses.