Business: Home

This guide is to help Ara's business students get the most from their library.

CCH Business eBooks

Introducing CCH Business eBooks! This new eBook platform provides you with online versions of many required texts including HR Manager: a New Zealand Handbook, New Zealand Master Tax Guide for students and New Zealand Employment Law Guide. Each eBook has a two week loan period and there are no limits on the amount of copies available.  
PLEASE NOTE: Some of these eBooks are over two thousand pages long! Give them time to load on your device.

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Welcome

Welcome to the Business subject guide. A selection of resources have been hand selected for you to use to aid you with your studies. If you have any questions at all please contact the library.

Ted Talks.....Business

Listen to and watch inspiring talks from speakers throughout the world on diverse topics covering many different aspects of business…..definitely something for everyone here!

New business database!

Six tips and pitfalls when starting a business - ANZ

Useful subject locations in the Library

Subject location Subject headings
GT3405 Event Managment
HD28 Management
HF5001 Business
HF5410 Marketing
HF5428 Retail Management
HF601 Accounting
HF5717 Business Communication
HF5437 Purchasing, Selling
HF5549 Human Resource Management

Ask Live

AskLive is our instant messaging service. You can chat with the library by entering your question in the box below that says “Type here to chat …”

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Ask Live operates during our opening hours at City campus, Christchurch. We are open 7 days.

Please note:

  • In the evenings and weekends, specialised support may not be available. If so, your question may be referred to an expert for action on the next working day.
  • In My Ara, under “Learning Resources” you may also find what you need by entering keywords in the box on the "Learning Resources" page in My Ara.

Information and Research Skills

For help on how to find, evaluate and present information we recommend the Information skills subject guide This guide will ensure an easier pathway to academic success!  We also have a Research subject guide  for those of you taking your studies to the next level.   

 

Electronic Resources from Christchurch City Libraries

Christchurch City Libraries has a number of electronic resources you can use. 

Join Christchurch City Libraries and choose "Digital Only Membership" for instant database access. This will give you 3 months access. After that you will need to visit any Christchurch City library. Click here for more information.