​​​​​Subject Guide - Cardiff School of Management

The subject guides are designed to give you a brief introduction to the resources available for your studies.

We can help you:

  • Search for and find good quality academic journals and resources

  • Choose subject-specific internet resources

  • Save time by getting the best from the resources available

We can help you on a one-to-one basis at a time that suits you, either face-to-face, over the phone or via email.

 Books on your reading list


Use Metsearch to access online resources and find print materials in the Library.  The majority of our print items can be borrowed for one week and will be renewed automatically unless requested by another borrower.  Our purchases are informed by our Collection Development Policy.

 Finding journal articles
Most of the time you should be able to find and access the articles you need through Metsearch.  However, we also provide access to databases t​hat can help you to discover articles to further support your research.  The Journals A-Z list will also enable you to find specific Journals. 
When we don't provide access to the full text of the articles you need, you can request them via the Interlibrary Loans Service. 
The full list of our databases can be found through the Database A-Z.  Key databases that are useful for CSM students and staff include:
​Business Source Premier​Cite Them Right​Emerald Management Xtra
​European Newsstream​Fame​Financial Times Online
​Hospitality & Tourism Complete​JSTOR​Mintel
​Orbis Bank Focus​Statista​Westlaw


 Subject Guides
Please find individual subject guides listed below. These are simply guides. Do not rely on them for all your reading material.  Use MetSearch to find a wider range of print and electronic resources to give your research greater depth.

 Content Editor

Your Academic Librarians are:
 Jamie Finch 

Nicola Herbert