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Business in Rural Enterprise & Agri: Books

Guide to GMIT Library for students of Business in Rural Enterprise and Agribusiness

Browsing Books and eBooks


Search for books and ebooks in Search + Find, our library discovery service.

When you find the book you want you’ll see a shelf number for print books, this will help you find it in the library. For ebooks, simply click on the 'Full Text' link to read it online or download it.




If you know what you're looking for, then use the authors' surname and a word or two from the title: try to choose unique ones.  For instance, type in kotler marketing.

Alternatively, you can search using subject words: try starting with marketing management e.g. and use the filter in the left-hand column to narrow down your search.

Remember to be as specific as possible when searching for a topic. [Search + Find Help]

Searching eBooks Video

Some items from the library eBook Collection

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How to find books in the Library

How to find items on the library shelves

All our libraries use a numbering system called Dewey to arrange books on the shelves.

The way it works is that each subject is given a number and then books are arranged on the shelves in numerical order.
The easiest way to locate books in the library is to use the search box located on most library web pages, called Search + Find.


 Some useful shelf numbers for Business include:

  • 330 Economics
  • 340 Law
  • 630.68 Agribusiness
  • 657 Accounting
  • 658 Management
  • 658.3 HR Management

A library search will indicate the shelf number where the book is located. In some cases this will also show the first three letters of the authors surname, in order to more easily locate the material you are searching for.

Please remember with regard to books in the Galway campus library, items shelved from 001 to 499 and from 700 to 999 are located on the ground floor and those from 500 to 699 are on the first floor

Look out for the blue business logo to help you find key sources in business.


Can't find it?

Book out on loan? Click on Place hold while searching or Contact us to add your name to a waiting list.

Book not available in GMIT Library? Use our Document Supply Service. Please note you may be charged between €4 and €8 for this service. Contact us for more info.

Know of a book that should be available in GMIT Library? Recommend a book to add to the library collection.

Free eBooks

Free eBooks

There are many eBooks available through Open Access using Creative Commons licenses. Others can be available freely on the internet as the copyright period has expired.

Some eBook resources include:

KnowledgeUnlatched Open Access Titles Directory of Open Access Books




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