If you want to learn more about research in your field of study or need tips on academic writing and research, you are welcome to attend our courses. We are happy to offer individual advice.
Databases for literature
Databases for research literature, in particular journal articles:
Databases for current press releases:
Overview on and access to Corporate and financial databases
Publications by statistical offices and international organizations:
In our Primo catalog, you will find the e-books on Business or Economics which we licensed for you.
Selected e-book packages
Publishing research data makes research transparent and reproducible. Universities, publishers and research funding organizations increasingly expect researchers to publish their research data.
Subject-specific portals for Business and Economics
Internet resources for subject-specific research
In the Schloss Schneckenhof Library, you will find literature on Business Administration which you can use on site. The items are freely accessible and organized according to subject area. Borrowing from this collection is only possible for academic staff of the University of Mannheim.
The Central Lending Library Schloss Westflügel hosts more literature on Business Administration which you can borrow with your ecUM or your library card.
The textbook collection in the Central Lending Library Schloss Westflügel hosts multiple copies of the most important textbooks. Students of the University of Mannheim and cooperating institutions are eligible to borrow from the textbook collection.
In the Primo catalog, you can search for the literature available at the University Library.
The JOURQUAL3 journal ranking is important to Business Administration researchers in Germany. It is based on a survey among more than 1,100 members of the German Academic Association of Business Research (VHB).
The rankings in the Journal Citation Reports including the “impact factors” which are recalculated every year are internationally renowned. Just open the rankings in the “Web of Science” and select the categories relevant to Business, Finance or Management.
The Handelsblatt Business Administration ranking is a comprehensive ranking of persons and departments. The evaluation is based, inter alia, on publications in journals which are weighted based on the SCImago Journal Ranking (SJR) from the Scopus database. The SCImago Journal Ranking, for example, takes the number of citations and the prestige of the journal into account.
Courses for Business Administration
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Literatur finden – Recherche in Datenbanken – German-language online seminar for introduction to literature search in Business Administration Databases. On March 7th, 2024, from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m., April 16th, 2024, from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m., or April 17th, 2024, from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m.
Business Studies and Economics: Literature Search – English-language online seminar for introduction to literature search in Business Administration Databases. On February 29th, 2024, from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m.
The collection of the University Library includes a variety of guidebooks on academic writing and research, for example:
At the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, you will find more information on researching literature and academic writing and research in Business Administration.