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The following resources have been compiled to support your studies.

Before you can access the content found in the links below, you must activate your University login account and complete an extra layer of security.  Please follow the instructions on the Online Account Activation webpage.

As an RKC student you can:

1. Access the resources or databases from the links on the table below. There are guides to help you in the support section 
2. Find help with accessing these resources on our troubleshooting page
3. Ask for help with searching and locating specific resources by emailing our librarians at

You are also welcome to use our online guidance about academic skills via our Skills@Cumbria website.
NB: For specific questions about referencing and writing please contact 

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 Reading Lists
CRKC7014 Digital Marketing
CRKC7045 Tackling Global-Local Challenges in Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability
CRKC6001 Business Psychology
LAWS7100 Advanced Legal Skills
LAWS7104 International Alternative Dispute Resolution
RKC Cumbria Induction - Books for All Modules

Academic Search Complete
Over 4,600 full-text, multi-disciplinary, and trusted academic journals. 
Business Source Complete
Over 2000 full-text, trusted business related academic journals and business intelligence. 
ABI/Inform Collection
Thousands of full-text key business and management journals and downloadable data.
Legal research and expert opinion from established names such as Butterworths, Tolley and Halsbury’s. 
UK and EU case law & legislation, Legal Journals Index and a current awareness service.
Over 6000 multidisciplinary ebooks.

ProQuest Central 
The largest single academic journal resource available, across all major subject areas.
Open Access
Tools and resources that will enable you to discover high quality academic content via the web.
A statistics, market research and business & company data website, containing reports on countries globally.

Support for accessing and utilising online resources:

Guide to Accessing Online Resources inc. Troubleshooting
RKC Quick Guide to Searching the Ebsco Platform
RKC Quick Guide to Searching the ProQuest Platform
Finding Industry Reports on Business Source Complete 
Quick Guide to Referencing

 Need more help with locating specific resources? Email our librarians at 

For help with writing and referencing please contact  

Online skills resources can be found via