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Welcome to your library subject page. This has been compiled by your subject librarian and is here to help you find information for your studies and research. It is not an exhaustive list of everything available, but will point you in the right direction.

  • Getting the best from your searching

    OneSearch is a good place to start your research. However as you progress through your course you will need to develop your searching skills to incorporate other sources.

    Watch the tutorial below for an introduction to searching or access our Finding Information page for more advice.

    How to search

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    Click on the image above or use this link to view the tutorial: How to search tutorial

    You can also sign up to our webinar for guidance on how you can develop your search skills.

  • Eresources and Journals

    We have selected some key eresources and individual journal titles to help you locate relevant material for your subject.

    Eresources

    Eresources allow you to search across multiple sources at one time eg a range of journal articles. Some eresources are subject specific and provide more tailored results.

    In addition to these key eresources you can also explore our full A-Z of eresources.

    Academic Search Complete

    EresourceDescription
    abi_inform, ABI Inform Journal articles for all areas of project management, management and leadership, business environment, communication, risk. Plus reports on companies and countries.
    business_source_complete, Business Source Complete A huge collection of business related journals which contain articles on all areas of project management, management and leadership, business environment, communication, risk.  Reports too on companies and countries.
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    British Standards Online (BSOL)

    Some 20 individual British Standards for project management listed on the link to the left.
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    Academic Search Complete

    Multi-topic journal collection containing many articles on project managment
    gartner,   Gartner IT reports Articles and reports from leading IT analysts. Includes substantial amount on project management
    sage,   Sage Journals Contains the Project Management Journal and articles of relevance from other journal titles
    science_direct,   Sciencedirect Contains the International Journal of Project Management and a very good selection of other articles of relevance from other journal titles, many from a science and engineering background.
    statista,   Statista Global business statistical database which includes statistics about project management software, companies, the market etc.  Can download charts and graphs to add to reports.

     

    Individual Journal Titles

    Browse or search inside key journal titles for your subject below. For a full range of titles check our A-Z of journals via Journals Search.

    JournalDescription
    dl_journals, International Journal of Project Management Published by Elsevier in collaboration with the Association for Project Management (APM) and the International Project Management Association (IPMA)Tcovering leading edge innovative research in project management and organizing.
    Project Management Journal Academic and research journal from the Project Management Institute covering state-of-the-art research, techniques, theories, and applications in project management
       

     

  • Web links for your subject

    Web LinkDescription
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    12Manage - Program and Project Management

    Program and project management methods, models and theories (free self sign up required).

    Association for Project Management

     Lots of freely available useful resources. Students can apply for free student membership!

    Association of Researchers in Construction Management

     News, research, abstracts and publications.

    Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

     

    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

     

    Health and Safety Executive

     

    PRINCE2

    Software site

    Project Management Institute

    PMBOK and other information. Student membership

    Project Smart

    The philosophy of the website is to provide free, high-quality, ethical content in an accessible form while encouraging an open discussion about the project management profession

     

  • Getting help / contact us

    Help and AdviceLink
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    If you are experiencing any problems accessing eresources check our troubleshooting guide for advice.

    Accessing Online Resources
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