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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 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.


    hospitality_tourism_complete, hospitality tourism complete logo Hospitality and Tourism Complete Full text eresources about all aspects of tourism, visitor economy, travel and hospitality. Hundreds of full text journals plus travel trade magazines, company and country reports, books and newspapers
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    A massive business specific eresource containing tourism and other business related articles and reports
     business_source_complete, business source complete icon Business Source Complete Contains a good array of travel and tourism articles and country reports plus material on more general business, leadersip and management topics
    academic_search_complete, academic search complete logo Advanced Search Complete

    A multi-disciplinary eresource containing journal articles and other material. Includes some material on travel and tourism

    digimap, digimap Digimap Customise OS and environmental maps to add to reports.
    (Not available via Onesearch)
    environment_complete, environment complete logo Environment Complete Articles and more on ecotourism and environmental issues.
    mintel, mintel logo Mintel Use Mintel to understand travel and tourism market sectors in the UK, Europe and selected countries further afield. Gives market sizes, market trends, consumer behaviour, major players. (Not available via Onesearch)
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    Mintel Market Sizes

    A statistical database allowing you to find the market size and segmentation for eg the travel and tourism market in Australia plus socioeconomic data too. (Not available via Onesearch)
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    A statistics, market research and business data website containing various reports on UK tourism and further afield. (Not available via Onesearch)
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     Taylor & Francis Journals

    This eresource contains articles from over 30 tourism and related journal titles.


    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.

    dl_journals, cartoon of an orange journal Current Issues in Tourism

    This journal aims to encourage in depth discussions of key questions within tourism.

    Journal of Sustainable Tourism

    Critical understanding of the relationship between tourism and sustainability. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical research plus new ideas and approaches of theory into practice

    Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing

    Provides a platform for researchers and managers in travel and tourism to keep up to date with the latest developments

    Journal of Travel Research

    Focusing on travel and tourism behaviour, management and development

    Tourism Management

    Aimed at those involved in planning and management of travel and tourism at international, national and regional levels.


  • Web links for your subject

    Web LinkDescription
    dl_websites, orange cartoon of globe with computer mouse hovering over it  Cumbria Intelligence Observatory Indepth statistics for Cumbria 

    Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    UK Government department covering tourism

    Historic England

    Historic England is the government’s statutory adviser on the historic environment, championing historic places and helping people to understand, value and care for them

    Institute of Travel and Tourism

    Professional membership body for individuals employed in the travel and tourism industry.  Includes summarise of research into the sector within the Education section.

    Lancashire Insight

    Indepth statistics for Lancashire

    Office for National Statistics

    Leisure and tourism section of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) 


    VisitBritain (VB) is the national tourism agency, responsible for marketing Britain worldwide and developing Britain’s visitor economy. It works with UK Trade & Investment as well as airlines, travel operators, global brands and the official tourism bodies for London, England, Scotland and Wales

    World Travel and Tourism Council

    The WTTC presents the travel and tourism private sector globally. See the publications section for research reports.

    UK Legislation

    Access to UK Acts of Parliament


  • Getting help

    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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