Recommended Books Available at the State Library
Recommended Library Databases
The following databases include information resources about Human Resources/Workforce Development. Many library digital resources are only available to state of Ohio employees.
The world’s most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
(EBSCO) A scholarly business database providing bibliographic and full text content. Business Source Complete provides full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Business Source Complete contains indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886, searchable cited references for many journals, and detailed author profiles for the most-cited authors in the database.
EBSCO eBooks are online versions of print books that your library has either purchased with a perpetual license or via an annual subscription. EBSCO eBooks are available from all major academic publishers in virtually all academic disciplines.
OhioLINK’s Electronic Journal Center (EJC) is the first place Ohio’s college students and researchers go to find the latest journal articles. It contains over 24 million full-text articles in 10,000 journals from large publishers to small presses.
MasterFILE Premier provides full text to magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.
A collection of fiction and nonfiction ebooks, audiobooks, and popular magazines in a variety of formats available to download.
The PapersFirst database is an index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. It covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop, and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.
SocINDEX with Full Text is a full-text research database covering sociology and related disciplines. It features hundreds of full-text journals and millions of records with subject headings from a sociological thesaurus.
Recommended eBooks and Journals
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HR.com is an online community for HR professionals featuring articles, news, webcasts, events, white papers, discussion forums, templates, forms and best practices on leadership, performance management, organizational development, and benefits.
HR Daily Advisor offers free webcasts, articles, and reports on topics important to HR and compensation professionals. Check them out every morning and see how easy it is to keep up with changing HR management trends.
HCI delivers live and virtual educational content to human resource teams, talent management leaders, and business executives around the world to help them plan, build, and develop the workforce of the future. They are a privately held, entrepreneurial company, focused on innovations that help organizations get the maximum impact out of their most valuable asset: their people.
SHRM is a globally recognized HR professional society that provides education, thought leadership, certification, community, and advocacy to enhance the practice of human resource management and the effectiveness of HR professionals in the organizations and communities they serve.