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A-Z How to Find Information > Business


As a library member you can access a range of e-resources by logging in with your library card number and PIN.

  • Computer, book and penCredo Reference offers access to reference books on business topics in the 'Business' section for business encyclopaedias and dictionaries, covering management, accounting, e-business, economics, finance, personnel management and more; and the 'Bilinguals' section for specialised French, German and Spanish business dictionaries and other general bilingual dictionaries
  • Search the Newspapers online to find articles from daily and Sunday newspapers and for historical information there is also the 'Times Digital Archive' covering 1785-2014
  • For local business information and council support, see the Central Bedfordshire Council - Business and Bedford Borough - Business
  • Search for more local services and support groups at the Virtual Library's Local Information Database
  • The government web site GOV.UK is the entry point for official information on starting-up and running a business.
  • There are specially selected, web sites in the Business section of Weblinks and at related WebLinks subject sections such as Business and Economics, Law and Statistics and prices
  • Thinking of starting your own business? Visit the Jobs, Careers and Skills section for helpful information.

In the Library

  • You can browse academic articles on Business for free using the Access to Research service
  • You can also find a range of printed reference business directories in the libraries. Search the online Library Catalogue to discover what is at your local library.

Page last updated: 17th July 2020