This guide will give you an introduction to finding information on business. You can use it to:
The books in the library are organised first by number and then alphabetically by author's surname. Each book number corresponds to a subject area. Use the Library Catalogue to search for books from your reading lists and course material. If you need help using the Library Catalogue, take a look at our Finding Books guide.
Remember to consult your reading lists and course material for more detail on your recommended texts. To help you get started the numbers below may be helpful for finding books. You can take a look at the Library Map to see where the subject areas are located in the library
Business Subject Areas:
|346.41707||Irish Business Law|
|519.5||Statistics for Business and Economics|
|650.072||Business Research Methods|
|657||Business Accounting/Financial Accounting|
|658.15 / 658.1511||Corporate Finance / Financial Management / Management Accounting|
|658.3||Human Resource Management|
|658.4038||Business Information Systems / Management Information Systems|
|658.8||Marketing / Services Marketing|
You can also access some relevant material by using the eBooks available through the library. You can access our main ebook databases here.
Recommended Business eBooks:
|Anderson, D. L. (2020) Organization development: The process of leading organizational change. 5th edn. SAGE Research Methods.||McClave, J. T. and Sincich, T. (2018) Statistics. 13th global edn. VLeBooks.|
|Bozarth, C. B. and Handfield, R. B. (2019) Introduction to operations and supply chain management. 5th global edn. ProQuest eBook Central.||McDonald, M., Mouncey, P., and Maklan, S. (2014) Marketing value metrics: A new metrics model to measure marketing effectiveness. 2nd edn. VLeBooks.|
|D'Arcy, M. (2019) An introduction to financial accounting. 2nd edn. ProQuest eBook Central.||Project Management Institute (PMI) (2017) A guide to the project management body of knowledge: PMBOK guide. 6th edn. O'Reilly.|
|Fahy, J. and Jobber, D. (2015) Foundations of marketing. 5th edn. VLeBooks.||Quinlan, C. (2011) Business research methods. VLeBooks.|
|Farnham, P. G. (2014) Economics for managers. 3rd edn. VLeBooks.||Quinlan, C., Babin, B., Carr, J., Griffin, M. and Zikmu, W. (2019) Business research methods. 2nd edn. VLeBooks.|
|Hitt, M. A., Black, S., and Porter, L. (2014) Management. 3rd edn. VLeBooks.||Robbins, S. P. and Coulter, M. (2016) Management. 13th edn. VLeBooks.|
|Slack, N. and Brandon-Jones, A. (2019) Operations management. 9th edn. VLeBooks.|
|Larson, E. W. and Gray, C. F. (2021) Project management: The managerial process. 8th edn. ProQuest eBook Central.||Sloman, J., Garratt, D., Guest, J., and Jones, E. (2019) Economics for business. 8th edn. VLeBooks.|
|Laudon, K. C. and Laudon, J. P. (2021) Management information systems: Managing the digital firm. 17th edn. ProQuest eBook Central.||Wall, S., Minocha, S., and Rees, B. (2010) International business. 3rd edn. VLeBooks.|
|Lind, D. A., Marchal, W. G., and Wathen, S. A. (2021) Statistical techniques in business and economics. 18th edn. ProQuest eBook Central.||Wall, S., Minocha, S. and Rees, B. (2015) International business. 4th edn. ProQuest eBook Central.|
|Mankiw, N. G. and Taylor, M. P. (2017) Economics. 4th edn. VLeBooks.||Watson, D. and Head, A. (2019) Corporate finance: Principles and practice. 8th edn. VLeBooks.|
|Mankiw, N. G., Taylor, M. P., and Ashwin, A. (2019) Business economics. 3rd edn. VLeBooks.|
In order to access journal articles and other online material for your subject area, you can consult the recommended databases that are relevant to your particular subject area individually and are displayed below. For a full list of databases NCI Library subscribes to, go to A-Z Databases on the library webpage.
Recommended Business Databases:
|Database & Subject Areas||Access Through|
Business Source Ultimate
Subject Areas: Finance, Economics, Management, Business & Entrepreneurship
Registration required for off-campus use
Features information on Macroeconomics, Globalization, Development, Trade & Aid, Technical Assistance, Demographics, Emerging Markets, Policy Advice, Poverty Reduction and more.
Features newspapers, newswires, transcripts, and digital-only news sites in full-text format including over 800 of the world's top news sources and featuring access to the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Examiner etc.
|ProQuest Business Premium Collection
Includes access to the Economist and the Wall Street Journal
Subject Areas: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
|Regional Business News
Subject Areas: More than 80 regional business publications covering metropolitan and rural areas within the United States
|SAGE Research Methods
Over 800 books, reference works, journal articles and videos from SAGE’s research methods list.
Abstract & citation database of peer-reviewed literature review
Statistics platform, over 1.5 million data sets
For off campus access go here
Subject Areas: Irish Case Law, Irish Law Journals, Irish Law eBooks
Recommended Business Journals:
|Academy of Management Journal (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Academy of Management Perspectives (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Administrative Science Quarterly (Database: Business Source Ultimate / SAGE Journals)|
|British Journal of Management (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|California Management Review (Database: Business Source Ultimate / SAGE Journals)|
|Harvard Business Review (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|International Entrepreneurship & Management Journal (Database: ProQuest Business Premium Collection)|
|Irish Journal of Management (Database: Business Source Ultimate / ProQuest Business Premium Collection)|
|Journal of Business Ethics (Database: Business Source Ultimate / ProQuest Business Premium Collection)|
|Management Decision (Database: ProQuest / Emerald Insight)|
|MIT Sloan Management Review (Database: ProQuest Business Premium Collection)|
|SAM Advanced Management Journal (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Strategy & Leadership (Database: ProQuest / Emerald Insight)|
In addition to using the college resources, your reading lists also recommend consulting a number of external sites. Below is a selection of some recommended websites.
Recommended Business External Websites:
|Business & Finance||https://businessandfinance.com/|
|Central Bank of Ireland||https://www.centralbank.ie/|
|Central Statistics Office||https://www.cso.ie|
|Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation||https://dbei.gov.ie/en/|
|Economic and Social Research Institute||https://www.esri.ie/|
|European Central Bank||https://www.ecb.europa.eu/home/html/index.en.html|
|European Open Data Portal||https://data.europa.eu/euodp/en/home|
|Greg Mankiw’s Blog||http://gregmankiw.blogspot.com/|
|Irish Business Employers Confederation||https://www.ibec.ie|
|International Labour Organization||http://www.ilo.org/global/lang--en/index.htm|
|International Monetary Fund||https://www.imf.org/external/index.htm|
Over the duration of your NCI course, you may be required to find information on a company for your assignments. The following databases provide access to company reports and company profiles for a variety of multinational companies. You can access any database the library subscribes to through the library's A-Z Databases page.
|Databases with Company Information|
|Business Source Ultimate|
Subject Areas: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Law, Management, Marketing, Psychology
Access Company Profiles:
|ProQuest Business Collection|
Subject Areas: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing. Includes access to the Economist and the Wall Street Journal.
Access Company Reports:
Subject Areas: Business, Commerce, Company Profiles, Finance, Marketing, Statistics, Reports
Access Company Information:
Subject Areas: Communications, Marketing, Media
Access Company Information:
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