Access online research resources

As an LBS alumnus, you have access to a number of key online business resources through our Library Services.

Research guides

Explore the Research for Alumni pages created by the library’s business information specialists in response to the many queries they receive.

  • Researching an industry
  • Finding articles and papers
  • Researching a company
  • Researching deals and financial market data
  • Researching economic data

Online databases

Research your business interest, current career trends and the latest in thought leadership. The portfolio of Alumni research resources are available on campus from PCs in the Business Centre or Alumni Suite and the majority can also be accessed remotely. With these subscriptions you can access a range of magazines, academic journals and trade publications as well as company information, market data and management research.

The list of online research resources is available on portal.

Alumni may use the products and services for personal research purposes only, and must comply at all times with the database copyright holders’ terms and conditions. Use for any other purposes, such as commercial activity, consultancy or resale is strictly prohibited.

Library Catalogue

Search the Library Catalogue to locate our print collections and e-books. Once registered Alumni may borrow up to five books at a time and read e-books on the DawsonEra platform. To borrow books as an Alumnus you need to register your Alumni id card with the library.

Visit the library

The Library is in the Sammy Ofer Centre West Wing and you are welcome to study here or use the dedicated Alumni Suite (Level 2A) in the Sammy Ofer Centre. The Library at Sammy Ofer Centre is open 24/7 with self- issue kiosk for book borrowing. You can also use the Alumni Centre on the ground floor of the Taunton Building.

Access is via an Alumni ID card, which you can pick up at the Plowden building reception.

Find out more about library services for alumni on the Alumni Portal