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Business English & Intercultural Communication

This is UCLan's Business English & Intercultural Communication library page.

For more help and guidance please contact your Subject Librarians: Andrea Evans and Francesca Robinson


Search for books and ebooks on Library Search. It will tell you what books we have in stock and whether you can access them online from most of our eBook providers - Please note Library Search only searches within the title. If you go to the eBook Collections directly you can then search within the full-text of the eBooks.

Multi Subject eBook Collections

If the library does not have a particular book or journal article you would like to read you are able to request a copy from the Inter-Library Loan Service.

Journals and Articles

To search for a specific journal title use Journal Finder.

eResources and Databases

Multi Subject Databases:

  • Academic Search Complete - A full-text database of over 6000 journals covering a wide range of subjects.
  • Business Source Complete - A full-text database of over 2000 business and management journals.
  • Emerald Management Premier - Covering subjects of marketing, human resources, training, economics, hospitality, quality, engineering, accounting, and management.
  • Hospitality & Tourism Complete - A bibliographic database covering research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This comprehensive database contains 200 full text titles and abstracts from many more, with coverage going back to the mid 1960s
  • Humanities International Complete - A full-text database covering a number of subjects including communication studies.
  • JSTOR - Full-text database of titles related to culture, humanities and social sciences.
  • MLA - Modern Languages Association Indexes of over 6,000 literature and language journals, as well as books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies, from 1963 onwards. MLA will include articles on Business English, and communication generally
  • Project Muse - full text journals on topics including humanities and cultural studies.
  • ProQuest Central - Comprehensive multi-disciplinary database including many full-texts.
  • Sage Journals Online - contains most subject areas.
  • Taylor & Francis Library - journal subscriptions include 57 titles in the Communication Studies area and 268 titles in the Business area.

Multi Subject Abstracting and Indexing Databases:

These databases have a wider scope than those listed above but do not contain any full-text articles.

Additional Resources

Newspapers: Current

  • Nexis -the full-text of over 29,000 newspapers

Newspapers: archives

Market Research

  • Passport - Offers a comprehensive collection of company, industry and country information, extending across 200+ countries and every major industry sector.
  • Mintel - A full-text database of consumer market research reports. 

Company Research

  • FAME - A financial database of over 1.5 million companies in the UK and Ireland.
  • OSIRIS - the international version of the FAME database containing listed company accounts from around the world.


  • BRAD - comprehensive and up to date advertising related information on over 13,500 media entries across all media sectors e.g. websites, newspapers and magazines.
  • WARC (Word Advertising Research Center) - Marketing and advertising intelligence.

Andrea Evans - Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries

Andrea Evans

Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries
01772 892268

Francesca Robinson - Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries

Francesca Robinson

Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries
01772 895132