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Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management: Finding Books

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Books

Books give an overview of a subject and provide information on core concepts and theories.  This makes them a good starting point for your assignments. Core books for your subject will be listed on your module reading list.  If you have an online reading list on Blackboard or another learning environment, this will show you the copies of the book available from the library.   You can also find books by searching FINDit, the Library search engine. 
 

Looking for a book

1. To find a specific book title, enter the book title or author in the FINDit search box and select the Libraries search option. 

2. To find books on a subject, enter a keyword into the FINDit search box and select the Libraries search option. 

3. Can’t find the book you are looking for? You can request it as an interlibrary loan or Recommend the book to your Librarian 

Shelf Marks

Here are some Shelfmarks to get you started: 

174.4 Business Ethics
658.0072 Business Research Methodology
658.5 Logistics
658.7 Supply Chain Management
658.72 Procurement
658.788 Distribution Management
808.06665 Business Writing

Featured Titles

The Oxford Handbook of Supply Chain Management

This innovative volume provides an authoritative and timely guide to the overarching issues that are ubiquitous throughout the supply chain. In particular, it addresses emerging issues that are applicable across supply chains - such as data science, financial flows, human capital, internettechnologies, risk management, cyber security, and supply networks.

Handbook of Theories for Purchasing, Supply Chain and Management Research

Answering the strong call for theory application and development in purchasing and supply management (PSM) and supply chain literature, this Handbook is an essential reference that provides extensive guidance on which theories to apply, how to apply them, and when to build theory.

The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management

Fully grasp the core principles of logistics, distribution management and the supply chain, in addition to emerging trends and the latest technologies, with this definitive guide that offers clear and straightforward explanations. Integrating both strategic and tactical insights, this textbook is underpinned throughout by real-world data and worked examples that bring the concepts to life.

Research methods books in databases

SAGE Research Methods is the ultimate methods library with more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books available online from any scholarly publisher.

Reading Strategies

When reading for study purposes there are some useful reading strategies that can help you to understand and retain information and actively engage with the text.  The reading you do at University is very different to reading a novel for pleasure, use these strategies to improve your learning and your grades.

Recommend a Book

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Useful books

Doing research? Take a look at our Literature review guide.

Literature Reviews

This guide is an introduction to the Literature Review process - including its purpose and strategies, guidelines, and resources to get you started.
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