Validated Centres

These electronic library resources are available to designated students at the following Validated Centres: 

  • Brno International Business School
  • Derby College
  • Loughborough College

These are the only electronic resources provided by the University for Validated Centre students (NTU staff and students should use Library OneSearch to access the full-range of electronic library materials).

Validated Centre students should use their Athens username and password for access to the following online databases:

Business Source Complete
This database contains nearly 5,000 academic, trade and popular journals and magazines covering all aspects of business and management. 3,500 of these are available in full text, while citation analysis is available for 1,300. It also contains country economic profiles, 18,000 detailed company profiles and SWOT analyses from Datamonitor, 18,000 industry profiles, 40,000 academic author profiles, 6,000 case studies, 950 e-books, and some business videos. Email search alerts and saved searches can be used after creating a personal profile. There is a visual search facility with menus available as well as standard text search.

Emerald is a publisher of high-quality academic and professional literature, particularly in the field of management, much of which is available in full text. Personalised, customised user profiles in Emerald are available but not mandatory.

In the event of any access problems, please email the customer services team or telephone +44 (0)115 848 2175.

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