Business Resources

This page has information about library resources and services focused on business and management, including books, eResources, news publications, directories and research support.

Business books and databases

  • Business Databases - Including full-text, statistical and company information, business magazine and reference books, directory information and more. Made available through eResources.
  • Books - Ranging from managing change to starting a business.
  • Careers - With books and resources on job hunting, interview skills, CVs, and career choice.
  • New business and management titles - Browse the new business books in the collection.
  • Business book of the year award - Winning and shortlisted titles in the annual book British award from FT & Mckinsey.

Catalogue record for How I built thisCatalogue record for Conscious CapitalismCatalogue record for The money treeCatalogue record for Starting an online business

Business news

Our libraries subscribe to a great range of business news resources in print and online. Major New Zealand newspapers can be read in our libraries.


Magazines often provide industry statistics, company information, news and recent developments on the local, national and international business scene. They also feature peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of business and management business. Search our catalogue for business magazines.

New Zealand

Front page of today's Christchurch Press

To read New Zealand newspapers online use NewsBank Access New Zealand, this gives you full text access to hundreds of New Zealand newspapers and full image of 6 major NZ newspapers including the Press, Dominion Post and NZ Herald.

Alternatively use  PressReader which has NZ newspapers and magazines in full-page replicas of current print editions, including editorial content, graphics and advertising. Sixty days back issues.


Many major overseas newspapers and magazines are now available online using:

To find articles about recent news items in international publications try searching:

  • ABI/INFORM Global
    Search nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more.
  • Business Insights Global
    International business information including company and industry profiles, financial reports, case studies, scholarly journals and business news.


There is a collection of New Zealand and Pacific Island telephone directories at Tūranga.

Research support

As well as an extensive range of specialist resources, skilled information professionals are available to help you find the business information you need. Contact us, we are happy to help you.

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