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Distance Learners: Management courses

A guide to using the library's resources for students studying business and management as a Work-based Distance Learner.

How do I search for print and electronic books?

Search for books and journal articles using the library website:

It is recommended that you log in to the library website before you begin searching.  You can do this by clicking on the 'My Account' tab, selecting 'Students and staff' and entering your university email address ( and your Blackboard password. 

Search tip: If looking for a specific book, type the author's surname and keywords from the title of the book in the search box. 

Information about requesting books can be found here

What is the SCONUL Access Scheme and how do I apply?

The SCONUL Access scheme offers students registered at the University of Lincoln access to other higher education libraries.

Most part-time, distance learning and placement students (Band B) will receive access and borrowing rights through the SCONUL Access scheme.

For more information on participating institutions and to join the scheme visit:

Online application
To join the scheme:

  • Go to
  • Select what kind of user you are (Distance Learner)
  • Select where you are studying (Lincoln)
  • Select the Library that you would like to access (using either the map or the list of results)
  • From the pop-up screen, click on the 'Apply for access' button
  • Complete the online application form. 

You will be sent an email notification to say that your application is being processed and, when it has been approved you will receive an email confirmation.  Please follow the instructions in the email confirmation.

Creating an EBSCOhost account

You can save searches, article and books when you use the 'advanced search' on the library website.

You will need to create an account the first time you use it, click on the video below to find out how to create an EBSCOhost account.

New books

A selection of new books:

Click on the link for a full list of books recently puchased: New Library books for the Lincoln International Business School

Recommended Books

More Books

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We really want to know what resources you can’t get hold of. Let us know and we’ll buy more books and e-books.

Complete the form with details of what you need and we’ll get in touch with you if we need any additional information. Most books will be supplied within 4 weeks and we’ll reserve the book for you when it arrives.