CIPD members have access to EBSCO Discovery Service - providing you with a wealth of resources at your fingertips. 

EBSCO Discovery Service for the CIPD is a rich resource of full-text articles from over 200 leading journal and magazine titles covering HR, Business, Management, and L&D subject areas, providing you with relevant, reliable academic content from leading academic publishers, academic societies and university presses. Whether you are studying for a qualification or just want to carry out some research for a business case or white paper you can be confident in your research.

Key journals and magazines with current full-text articles include: Harvard Business Review, Training Journal, Talent Development, Academy of Management Journal and McKinsey Quarterly.

Features and tools:

  • Use the Publication Finder tool to quickly access the journal or magazine you want
  • Choose to use Basic or Advanced search facilities depending on whether you want to look more broadly around a topic or you know more specifically what you are looking for
  • Access full text articles as a default
  • Use the Citation Resolver tool to directly find specific articles (if available in EBSCO)
  • Get an overview to the topic you are researching with Research Starters
  • Click on the quick links to take you directly to popular business, HR and L&D journals and magazines
  • Set up your own folder area to bookmark articles of interest or saved searches and define your preferences
  • Ask our librarian for assistance if you are struggling with your search queries

(Please note: you will need to be logged into the CIPD website to access the portal.)

Search tutorials

Watch our video tutorials and guides on how to carry out effective basic and advanced searches to find the content you are looking for quickly and easily

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