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Finding Basic Information (Books, Facts)...
Search using your keyword in the Minuteman Library Catalog
- Searches more than 40 Metro West libraries
- To see the available digital books, limit your results (on the left of the results page) to Availability of 'online'.
- You can also limit via Format type (ebook, digital audiobook, etc.)
- Request access to these online books by creating a Minuteman account, then using your library card number
- That number may be found as a barcode sticker on the back of your student ID
- If you do not have a physical ID /barcode, please call the Circulation Desk at: (508) 626 - 4650 for more information
- You will need to install/use an app on your portable device to use Minuteman Network digital resources
- Run your keyword search in RamSearch
- Limit your search to 'ebooks', available instantly
- To access ebooks, follow the link through to the online full text
- Note: Ram Search does not search all the Minuteman libraries; shows just ebooks owned by FSU
- To find ebooks in the entire Minuteman library system, search our catalog
Search the Credo Reference database
- Authoritative essays from encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and more
- Find relevant articles using the main search box
- Find Topic Pages for a quick overview
- Browse the collection
- By topic area
- By alphabetical title
- General topics often include a Mindmap
- Good for brainstorming paper topics, especially for narrowing too-broad topics
- The Mindmap contains follow-able links
- Offers citation support (will generate the reference for your References / Works Cited page)
- Look on the upper right on essays/articles for the quote icon
Suggested eBooks & Other Info Sources:
The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management by
Publication Date: 2013-04-23
Covers a vast range of terminology from all areas of business including management, strategy, finance, human resources, economics, marketing, sales, insurance, and international business.
Key Concepts in Innovation by
Publication Date: 2011-07-19
A comprehensive glossary providing clear explanations of the major terms in the field of innovation, covering areas such as product development, design and creativity.
50 Business Classics by
Publication Date: 2018-04-03
Presents the great entrepreneur stories, the best management thinking and the proven ideas on strategy, innovation and marketing in one volume.
The Capstone Encyclopedia of Business by
Publication Date: 2003-05-23
Provides a gateway to the state of the art in marketing, finance, strategy, leadership, people management and beyond.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance by
Publication Date: 2006-08-04
Designed for the nonspecialist, this 2-volume reference covers five general areas: finance and banking, accounting, marketing, management, and information systems.
Ideas for Leaders Collection by
Publication Date: 2016
Curates the latest and most significant management and business thinking from around the world and distills often highly complex concepts into straightforward summaries which highlight how ideas can be applied to improve organizational performance.
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society by
Publication Date: 2018-05-08
Highlights the relationships among business, ethics, and society by including numerous entries that feature broad coverage of corporate social responsibility, the obligation of companies to various stakeholder groups, the contribution of business to society and culture, and the relationship between organizations and the quality of the environment.
The Ultimate Business Library by
Publication Date: 2002-12-30
A one-stop guide to the world's leading business thinkers. It is a unique summary of those books which have had the most significant impact on management thinking, drawing out the lessons any business can learn.
The AMA Guide to Management Development by
Publication Date: 2008-05-27
Based on the set of managerial competencies specially developed by the American Management Association for a new core management curriculum, The AMA Guide to Management Development provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of how to continually develop managers throughout their entire organization.
Big Data by
Publication Date: 2013-09-20
A complete how-to guide to leveraging big data to drive business value.
Business: The Ultimate Resource by
Publication Date: 2011-06-13
Offers practical and strategic advice for anyone doing business today. It is an essential desk reference for managers, MBA and business students and for small business owners worldwide.
Doing Business 2018 by
Publication Date: 2018
An annual report focusing on measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it.
Engaging Leader by
Podcast series dedicated to discourse about leadership and communication principles.
Enterprise Risk Management by
Publication Date: 2008-12-03
Thoroughly examines operational risk management and allows you to leverage ERM methodology in your organization by putting author and ERM authority Gregory Monahan's Strategic Objectives At Risk (SOAR) methodology to work.
HBR Ideacast by
A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management from Harvard Business Review.
How to Understand the Financial Pages by
Publication Date: 2008-07-03
This guide explains the essential financial terms and concepts found in newspapers and magazines, financial websites, stockbrokers' research and company reports.
Manager Tools by
A business podcast series focused on helping professionals become more effective managers and leaders.
Business Brilliant by
Publication Date: 2013-03-19
Lewis Schiff combines compelling storytelling with ground-breaking research to show the rest of us what America’s self-made rich already know: It’s synergy, not serendipity that produces success.
Conscious business: How to Build Value Through Values by
Publication Date: 2010
A conscious business seeks to promote the intelligent pursuit of happiness in all its stakeholders. It produces sustainable, exceptional performance through the solidarity of its community and the dignity of each member.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by
Publication Date: 2007-04-18
Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions which go to the very heart of why team - even the best ones - often struggle.
High Output Management by
Publication Date: 2015-11-18
In this legendary business book and Silicon Valley staple, the former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel shares his perspective on how to build and run a company.
Lean In by
Publication Date: 2013-03-11
Sheryl Sandberg -- Facebook COO and one of "Fortune" magazine's most powerful women in business, draws on her own experiences working in some of the world's most successful businesses, as well as academic research, to find practical answers to the problems facing women in the workplace.
Management and Organization Theory by
Publication Date: 2012-01-30
A summary and analysis of the 40 most popular, researched, and applied management and organization theories.
Publication Date: 2017-09-19
Ray Dalio, one of the world's most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he's developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.
Quiet Leadership by
Publication Date: 2009-10-13
Supported by the latest groundbreaking research, Quiet Leadership provides a brain-based approach that will help busy leaders, executives, and managers improve their own and their colleagues' performance.