Recommended Books Available at the State Library

Recommended Library Databases

The following databases include information resources about Management and Leadership. Many electronic resources are only available to state of Ohio employees.

Academic Search Complete

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.

Business Source Complete

(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.

Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK)

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.

Ohio Digital Library

A collection of fiction and nonfiction ebooks, audiobooks, and popular magazines in a variety of formats available to download.

O’Reilly Online Learning (formerly Safari Books)

A premier on demand digital library providing over 30,000 technology, digital media and business books and videos online.

Recommended eBooks and Journals

Websites

The following websites have additional resources and information. The list may include websites from governments, organizations affiliated with the topic, and for-profit companies. Inclusion on this list of organizations and commercial websites does not constitute an endorsement.

American Management Association

American Management Association is a world leader in professional development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success.

Free Management Library

The library provides easy to access, clutter free, comprehensive resources regarding the leadership and management of yourself, other individuals, groups and organizations. Content is relevant to the vast majority of people, whether they are in a large or small for profit or nonprofit organization.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

Self-directed online learning for technology, business, and creative skills. Access more than 12,000 video courses taught by industry experts to help you stay ahead in your current job or change careers. Log in through your local public library for free access.

OPM

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) provides human resources leadership and support for Federal agencies and helps the Federal workforce achieve their aspirations as they serve the American people.

Psychology Today Leadership Resources

A collection of resources about leadership qualities, corporate culture, and other related topics.

Society for Human Resource Management

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.

TED

What makes a great leader? These TED Talks and articles share hard-won wisdom on leadership.