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Leadership & Human Resource Management: Finding Articles

KEY DATABASES

The easiest way to find articles is by using an appropriate database. You can search by subject/keyword, author, title, etc., for details of where articles and papers can be found.  Benefits include the ability to search a number of years together; more summaries and abstracts, and often there is direct access to the full-text.

These are some of the most important databases for your subject:

KEY JOURNALS

Journals (also known as periodicals or serials) are published on a regular basis (for example, weekly or monthly).  Each journal issue contains a number of articles written by different authors.  Journals differ in quality and reputation: peer reviewed journals are regarded as being of higher quality.  Here are some examples of journals that are available to you to browse online:

 Here is are examples of printed journals you may find useful:

 

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

IBIS World 
Assists in making better business decisions on strategies and revenue generation by gaining an instant understanding of an industry faster & more conveniently than previously possible.

IDS Employment Law Brief - IDS (Incomes Data Services) is an independent research organisation providing information and analysis for the field of employment law.

UK Data Service - Access an extensive range of key economic and social data, spanning many disciplines and themes.  It supports the use of secondary data across the research, learning and teaching communities.

XpertHR - Provides HR professionals with a range of resources to help them reduce risk, remain compliant and adopt good practice in human resources management.

 

BoB - On Demand TV & Radio for Education (Learning on Screen)

BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand TV and radio service for education that lets you record and view TV and radio online from over 65 free-to-air channels including an archive of over 2 million programmes. View on campus or at home (UK only).

  • Record TV and radio quickly and simply
  • View Over 1 million programmes available in the archive
  • Create clips to use in lectures or send to students
  • Save playlists of your favourite broadcasts and series
  • Never miss a programme with a buffer of 30 days

 

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USEFUL WEBSITES

GOOGLE SCHOLAR

Google Scholar is a great way of searching for information and is a useful supplement to database searches. More information can be found on our Help page.

NEWSPAPERS

Search the archives of UK national and local newspapers by using any of the following resources:

LexisLibrary
European Newsstream (formerly UK Newsstand)

TRIAL DATABASES

Occasionally the Library offers trials of new databases to allow students and staff the opportunity to examine their suitability. Depending on the feedback obtained, and the cost involved, some of these databases may be added to the USW collection. 

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