Books added to the Library by students in NUBS (Semester One 2018/19)

We have a service called “Books on Time” for students. This allows you to tell us about the books you need for your studies. If we don’t have the books you need, simply complete the web form and we’ll see if we can buy them. For books we already have in stock, if they are out on loan please make a reservation/hold request using Library Search.

Further information about Books on Time

In Semester one, academic year 2018/2019 we bought the following items after requests from students in NUBS.

There were 25 requests from 16 students totaling £2999.76 (24% of requests from undergraduates, 12% from Postgraduate taught and 64% from Postgraduate Research)


Title Now in stock
A History of Modern Oman 1xebook
Accidental Superpower 1xlong
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development 1xlong
Doing Realist Research 1xlong
Entrepreneurship and the Creative Economy: Process, Practice and Policy 1xlong, 1xebook
Fear: Trump in the White House 1xlong
Fixed effects regression models for categorical data 1xlong
Handbook of Work-Life Integration of Professionals 1xlong
History of Oman 1xlong
Home and Work: Negotiating Boundaries Through Everyday Life 1xlong
Institutional Logics in Action 1xlong
Le Camp Des Saints 1xlong
Narrative as Virtual Reality 2: Revisiting Immersion and Interactivity in Literature and Electronic Media (Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society 1xlong
Oman : Politics and Society in the Qaboos State 1xlong
Oman and the world: the emergence of an independent foreign policy 1xlong
Recursive Macroeconomics Theory 1xlong
Robotic process and Cognitive Automation – The Next Phase 1xlong
Robotic process automation and risk mitigation: the definitive guide 1xlong
Social and Environmental Policies in EC Procurement Law: New Directives and New Directions 1xlong
Storytelling for Virtual Reality: Methods and Principles for Crafting Immersive Narratives 1xlong
Technology and Isolation 1xlong
Transformational Leadership and Not for Profits 1xebook
Trust, Globalisation and Market Expansion 1xlong
War for Talent 1xlong
Xenofeminism 1xlong


Trial : Elgar Ebooks

Elgaronline includes scholarly research monographs, Research Handbooks, companions, dictionaries, encyclopedia and journals.

This month we on trial a variety of subject collections from Elgar Ebooks.

These are:

Business and Management



Social Sciences

The ebooks we have access to as part of this trial as from the 2015, 2016 and 2017 collections.

If you access the links to the Elgar Platform in this post or via our catalogue, Library Search you will automatically be dropped into the section we have access to. If not you can refine the search options on Elgar to only display “all accessible content”. This should give free access during this trial to 959 items.

The trial ends on the 6th of March. Please explore and email us your feedback, or post it as a comment on this blog.

Trial: Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies

We are currently trialling Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies. The resource  is an online collection of peer-reviewed case studies focusing on business decision making and management development throughout key global emerging markets.  Written by authors working in or with developing economies they give an insight into local as well as global perspectives.

You can access Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies via Library Search.
The trial ends on June 10th 2018.
Please explore and send us your feedback.

Trial: SAGE Business Cases

We are currently trialling SAGE Business Cases. The resource gives us full text access to over 2,500 business case studies covering a wide range of topics and industries.  These include:

  • Accounting
  • Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International business and management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Mangement

You can access Business Cases via Library Search.
The trial ends on July 6th 2018.
Please explore and send us your feedback.

SAGE Business Cases