Finding Business information help guide

Finding Information for Business 12-13

This updated Business guide includes all the major resources at The University of Lincoln, referring in particular to the new Library website found at We are currently upgrading all our help guides for the Business School to incorporate the changes listed in an earlier blog post called ‘What’s new in the Library‘.

New to Westlaw – Index of Legal Terms

Index of Legal Terms is now available on Westlaw, it is a great place to start your research as it enables you to search for the definition of words and Latin phrases from three leading dictionaries:

  • Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law 
  • Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases
  • Osborn’s Concise Law Dictionary

In addition to this, your search can include cases, legislation and journals.

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Lincolnshire Statistics


If you are ever struggling to find local statistical information then try using the Neighbourhood Statistics website .

Produced by the office of National Statistics, this useful site allows you to narrow down your search by postcode or town to find relevant data for your area of study.

Another useful source of local statistical information is the Lincolnshire Research Observatory site.

Established in December 1999, the Lincolnshire Research Observatory (LRO) is a partnership of organisations across the county who aim to share and improve access to quality information and intelligence about Lincolnshire. You can also register to access regular up-dates whenever new sources of information are available.

If you need any help accessing either web site then email Daren or Martin at




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Journal database helpguides

If you’re carrying out research you may be wondering where to find the best available information sources for Business related subjects? To obtain the most scholarly material it’s certainly worth exploring journal databases such as Business Source Complete and ABI Inform. There are many more listed in this helpguide…Finding information for Business

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