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ICMAC: Books

A guide to finding information relevant to ICMAC. Includes links to key resources and sources of help.

To find out if a specific book is in the Library you just need to check the Enterprise catalogue (search box below). Enter the author's surname and one or two words from the title:

For example: investments Bodie

You can also search Enterprise for a topic, to find related books.

Finding books

Finding printed books and e-books

Search the Enterprise catalogue to find specific books or books on a topic.


Finding online book chapters

To find online book chapters on a topic search the Summon discovery service:

Key locations

3rd Floor

650 Business and business methods
658.15  Financial management


2nd Floor

170 Ethics
174 Business ethics
330 Economics
330.18 Econometrics
330.91767 Islamic economics
332 Financial economics
332.1 Banking 
332.6  Investment finance 
332.61 Securities exchanges
332.62 Stockbrokers
332.67 Investments
335  Economic ideologies
338  Industrial economics and production economics
338.72  Entrepreneurship 
338.74  Corporations
338.83  Mergers 
338.88  Multinationals, cartels 

Videos: finding and borrowing a book

Accessing online Library resources

If you are on campus you will be able to access most e-journals and e-books, and some databases, without entering a username and password because your IP address identifies you as being at the University of Reading.

For any that require a login, see the Off-campus tab.

Terms of Use

When you use our e-resources you are agreeing to our Terms of Use. Please take a moment to look at these by following the link below:

When you are off-campus you will need to login to identify yourself as a member of the University of Reading to gain access to our protected databases, e-books and e-journals. 

Your login details

You login in the same way as for Blackboard - via Microsoft. Just enter your University username followed by (e.g. and your password. If this is the first time you have logged in via this method when off-campus you will be asked to complete a Multi-Factor Authentication. For more information see:

Getting to the login page...

  • For most resources, if you follow a link from our website or catalogues your login will be picked up automatically or you will be prompted to login straightaway. 
  • If you access resources via another route you will need to look for a login option once you reach the resource you are trying to access. Look for an institutional or shibboleth login option and pick 'University of Reading' from a list of institutions. This will then pick up your login or prompt you to login. For more information about institutional login, please see the link below:
Logging in to Library resources

Watch this short video on how you login to use Library resources.

If you are unable to view this video on YouTube it is also available on YuJa - view the Logging in to the Library video on YuJa (University username and password required)

Call Numbers for selected topics

Accounting 657

Banking 332.1
Banking (by country) 332.109...
Big business 338.8
British economic history 330.942
British economic policy 338.942
Business cycles 338.54
Business ethics 174.4
Business history (companies) 338.76…
Business history (industries 338.47…

Capitalism 330.15
Cartels 338.88
Cooperatives 334
Corporate governance 658.1145
Corporate finance 658.15
Corporations 338.74


Derivatives 332.63
Development economics 338.9

Econometrics 330.18
Economic conditions (by country) 330.9…
Economic policy (by country) 338.9…
Economic theory 330.1
Economics of change 338.0183
Entrepreneurship 338.72
Environmental economics 330.193013
Exports 382.6

Finance 332
Financial engineering 332.6
Financial risk 332.6
Foreign exchange 332.45
Foreign investments 332.673
Free trade 337.1

Income and wealth 339
Industrial economics 338
Industrial sociology 331.8
Inflation 332.414
International finance 332
International trade 382
Investment finance 332.6
Islamic banking 332.1091767
Islamic economics 330.91767

Keynesian economics 330.156

Labour economics 331
Labour market 331.112
Land economics 333

Management 658
Maritime economics 338.47387
Maritime transport 387.5
Mathematical economics 330.182
Mergers 338.83
Microfinance 332.3
Monetary economics 332.4
Monopolies 338.82
Multinationals 338.88

National income accounting 339.3

Pensions 331.252
Public expenditure 336.39
Public finance 336

Regional development 338.9

Secondary industries 338.4…
Securities 332.63
Small firms 338.64
Stock exchanges 332.61
Stockbrokers 332.62
Strategic management 658.4

Tariff policy 337
Taxation 336.2
Trade (domestic) 381
Trade (international) 382
Transportation 385-388

Venture capital 332.67

New books

Getting books not held at Reading

Our Inter-Library Loans service can get books not held at Reading from other libraries (usually from the British Library).

For more information see our webpages: