Marketing library resources

Members can now enjoy fast online access to marketing journals, magazines, books and reports. Access is for educational and personal use. 
Please log into your MyCIM account where you can gain access to these resources. Log in here.

User guides for electronic resources

Ebsco database

Updated on a daily basis, this powerful online reference system includes full text journals, magazines and reports covering all aspects relating to marketing and business. There are six databases available, under the link with the two main ones being Business Source Corporate and UK/Eire Reference Centre.

Emerald journals

Members have full access to the Emerald marketing eJournal collection. Please see the user guide for a detailed list of current titles and how to search on just that collection. Members will also have access to a range of older editions that the library have subscribed to historically.

MyiLibrary e-Books

A growing collection of electronic books on marketing from leading publishers. Some titles can be downloaded and read on a computer, tablet, e-book reader or smartphone. Others can be read online and extracts, typically up to 10% of the total text, can be printed or downloaded.

Members have access to market reports at the CIM Library, plus remotely our researchers can help you select relevant pages and photocopy them for you under licence. Contact details below.


An extensive range covering finance, retailing, FMCG, consumer goods and travel. There is also a collection of international reports that cover markets in South America and Asia and a range of markets including broadband, personal loans and cameras.

MBD Reports

The reports cover a range of topics including building and construction, industrial products, publishing and health care.

Key Note

Titles covering FMCG and industrial markets.

We have access to all Key Note market research reports including the Market Assessment titles. Members can also purchase these reports at a discount through the Information Service.

Information & Library Services

Our opening times for personal visits are Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 17:00.

Researchers are on hand to assist you with your information needs whether this is a short enquiry, an in-depth enquiry, assistance in using the online services or help with tailored searches listing articles, books and reports that are held in the library. Please contact the library for more information.

For a small charge members are able to photocopy some pages of a market research report.  This amounts to 5% for Mintel and MDB or 10% for Key Note.  


For help and advice, contact library services on +44 (0)1628 427333 or send an enquiry.