In addition to these valuable library subscription services, please note that there are further databases within the e-Library to help you find information easily. Further guidance is provided within each section. These databases/directories include:
- (a) e-journal (section 3)
- (b) e-book directories (section 4)
- (c) UCEM study papers (section 7)
- (d) UCEM dissertation library (section 8), where there is also access to the:
- British Library: EThOS – e-thesis online service. Gain free access to the full text of over 500,000 theses online for use by all researchers to further their own research
- Section 9 contains a database of useful weblinks to e-resources and is used to help collate the articles and shape the production of the e-Library monthly current awareness service, Knowledge Foundations (accessed through section 6 of the VLE e-Library). This service also contains an A-Z guide (circa 15-pages) to useful references and web-links.
Industry information sources:
There are further information and industry sources (via section 5) of the VLE e-Library, including:
- Open educational resources and openly licensed material containing access to 12 useful databases of further resources (including access to books, journals and research)
- Open University (UK) catalogues
- JSTOR open access content – a digital library for scholars, researchers and students
- International Monetary Fund (IMF) e-Library – simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools.
- LinkedIn Learning – using LinkedIn skills and jobs data to identify emerging trends, high-quality courses are created covering the following areas: business, analysis and strategy, business software and tools, career and professional development, finance and accounting, human resources, leadership and management, marketing, project management, sales, small business and entrepreneurship, and education and training.