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Top 500 Corporations Most Accessed Titles

Top 500 Corporations Most Accessed Titles  

 This collection contains more than 800 titles that have been accessed over 100 times by EBSCO’s corporate customers. Topics include leadership, project management, mentoring and coaching, communications, and more.

  • 100 Ways to Motivate Others: How Great Leaders Can Produce Insane Results Without Driving People Crazy by Steve Chandler & Scott Richardson
  • Exploring Internal Communication: Towards Informed Employee Voice by Kevin Ruck
  • Big Data in Practice: How 45 Successful Companies Used Big Data Analytics to Deliver Extraordinary Results by Bernard Marr

Publishers include John Wiley & Sons, Inc., American Management Association, AMACOM Division and Harvard Business Review Press.

Title List(s):
Top 500 Corporations Most Accessed Titles Collection


Women in the Workplace

Women in the Workplace  

This collection ranges from timely, informative and thoughtful to humor, historical, and fiction, on all aspects of women’s experiences in the workplace. Topics include sexual harassment, breaking into the executive suite, juggling families with work, and humor.

Highlighted titles:

  • Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do About It by Kate Harding
  • Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home by Anita Hill
  • The Assistants by Camille Perri
  • The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace by Lynn Povich

Top publishers include John Wiley & Sons, Hachette, Edward Elgar and Taylor & Francis.

Title List(s):
Women in the Workplace (.xls)


Adult Award Winners Collection

Adult Award Winners Collection  

If you’re looking to expand or start an adult collection including popular and literary fiction and nonfiction, start here. This collection includes the best of the best of adult literature, and every title has either won or been shortlisted for an award.

Highlighted Titles:

  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (2016 National Book Award Winner; 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
  • How to Survive a Plague by David France (2017 Stonewall Award)
  • Before the Fall by Noah Hawley (2017 Edgar Allen Poe Award)

Top publishers include Hachette, Penguin Random House and McFarland.

Title List(s):
Adult Award Winners Collection


Best of 2016

Best of 2016

All titles in this collection appear on Best Books of 2016 lists.  Sources include Library Journal, National Book Awards, Publisher’s Weekly, Book List and many more.  This collection contains fiction, nonfiction, children’s and young adult titles.

Top titles include:

  • The Underground Railroad: A Novel by Colson Whitehead
  • Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady by Susan Quinn
  • The Nix: A Novel by Nathan Hill
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  • To the Bright Edge of the World: A Novel by Eowyn Ivey

Highlighted publishers include Hachette Book Group, Penguin Random House and Oxford University Press.

Title List(s):
Best of 2016


Corporate Learning Competency eBook Collections

Corporate Learning Competency eBook Collections

EBSCO has developed a master competency hierarchy based upon our renowned competency mapping database, as well as upon best practices within competency-based learning programs. These 23 competencies cover a range of essential workforce soft skills—including leadership, teamwork, negotiation skills, project management, conflict resolution, change management, etc. Each competency contains a selection of high-quality, full-text e-book titles specific to that particular competency, carefully chosen by librarians to add value to any employee learning program.

Title List(s):
Corporate Learning Competency - Career Planning (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Coaching & Mentoring (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Communicating Effectively (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Customer Focus (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Dealing with Conflict (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Diversity (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Effective Teamwork (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Emotional Intel & Relationships (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Ethical Behavior (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Facilitating Change (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Financial Literacy (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Health & Safety (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Human Resources (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Influencing & Persuading Others (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Innovation (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Leadership (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Learning & Improvement (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Marketing Basics (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Process Improvements (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Project Management (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Sales (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Strategic Thinking (.xls)

Corporate Learning Competency - Supply Chain Management (.xls)


Best of 2015

Best of 2015

All titles in this collection appear on Best Books of 2015 lists. Sources include Library Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, Book List and many more. This collection contains fiction, nonfiction, children’s and young adult titles.

  • The Thing About Jellyfish - Kirkus Best of 2015, Amazon Top 20 Children’s Books of 2015
  • Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead - Business Insider’s 20 best business books of 2015
  • Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America - Kirkus Best of 2015, Amazon Best Books of the Year: Top 20
  • A Spool of Blue Thread - Library Journal’s Best Books 2015
  • All the Things We Never Knew - Booklist Best Adult Nonfiction of 2015

Notable Publisher include Hachette Book Group, Penguin Random House, Perseus Books, Sourcebooks Inc., Yale University Press.

Title List(s):
Best of 2015


Business Book Summaries Companion eBook Collection – Top 100

Business Book Summaries Companion eBook Collection – Top 100

This companion collection is a subset of the Business Book Summaries Companion eBook Collection, featuring full-text eBooks for the top 100 most used BBS summaries.

Title List(s):
Business Book Summaries Companion eBook Collection – Top 100


Diversity in the Workplace

Diversity in the Workplace

The Diversity in the Workplace Collection has 30 e-book titles covering the many roles diversity plays in the workplace. Topics include organizational change, hiring practices, interpersonal relationships, training, management, and business etiquette. Key titles include:

  • Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the Workplace
  • Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion
  • Sexual Orientation at Work: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives

Key publishers include: American Management Association, AMACOM Division, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Title List(s):
Diversity in the Workplace


Business Book Summaries Companion eBook Collection

Business Book Summaries Companion eBook Collection  

Business Book Summaries (BBS), a leading corporate learning resource available through EBSCO, provides comprehensive, yet concise summaries for the best business books. EBSCO has created a companion eBook collection featuring a wide selection of full-text business titles from the BBS collection to support the needs of professionals who want to read the entire book.

Highlighted titles:

  • No One Understands You and What to Do About It by Heidi Halverson
  • Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter by Cass R. Sustein
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

Title List(s):
Business Book Summaries Companion eBook Collection (.xls)


Business Source Corporate Companion eBook Collection

Business Source Corporate Companion eBook Collection  

EBSCO has created a companion eBook resource for Business Source Corporate and Business Source Corporate Plus customers, providing a collection of business titles to complement the high-use subjects within the database. Subject coverage includes Leadership, Management, Human Resources, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Logistics and Project and Risk Management from key publishers including Harvard Business School Publishing, John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier and CRC Press. Customers can acquire any number of these titles for their permanent collection.

Highlighted titles:

 

  • Getting to “Yes And”: The Art of Business Improv by Bob Kulhan and Chuck Crisafulli
  • Edge Strategy: A New Mindset for Profitable Growth by Alan Lewis and Dan McKone
  • Mastering Interest Rate Risk Strategy: A Practical Guide to Managing Corporate Financial Risk by Victor Macrae
  • Marketing 4.0: Moving From Traditional to Digital by Philip Kotler, Hermawan Kartajaya and Iwan Setiawan
  • Sell with a Story: How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale by Paul Smith

Title List(s):
Business Source Corporate Companion eBook Collection (.xls)


EngineeringCore Companion Collections

EngineeringCore Companion Collections

These perpetual companion collections offer a selection of titles that complement the eBook EngineeringCore Collection subscription package. These 11 collections are separated into key areas within the greater engineering discipline to allow for focused research, offering current titles from leading publishers for purchase.

Key titles include:

  • Damage Growth in Aerospace Composites
  • Key Technologies in Polymer Chemistry
  • Ten Essential Skills for Electrical Engineers
  • Global Logistics Management
  • Mechanical Engineers’ Handbook
  • Successful Drug Discovery
  • Systems Engineering Simplified
  • Essentials of Food Science
  • Software Theory: A Cultural and Philosophical Study
  • Alternative Energy Technologies: An Introduction with Computer Simulations

Key publishers include Cambridge University Press, CRC Press, Elsevier Ltd., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Oxford University Press, Springer Science & Buiness Media, and Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Title List(s):
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering

Alternative Energy

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Engineering Management

Food Science

Mechanical Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Pharmaceutical Engineering

Software Engineering

Systems Engineering


Great Business Minds (eBook and Audiobook)

Great Business Minds (eBook and Audiobook)

This collection offers over 210 e-book and audiobook titles by and about the most lauded businessmen and women from around the world. Most of these authors and subjects have been highlighted in Forbes, CNN Money and The Wall Street Journal, and many repeatedly make the "Thinkers50" list. People featured in this collection include:

  • Warren Bennis
  • Ken Blanchard
  • Marcus Buckingham
  • Warren Buffett
  • Clayton Christensen
  • Stephen Covey
  • Peter Drucker 
  • Marshall Goldsmith
  • Daniel Goleman
  • Steve Jobs
  • Andrew Kakabadse
  • Philip Kotler
  • Patrick Lencioni
  • Anthony Robbins
  • Donald Trump
  • David Ulrich

Title List(s):
Great Business Minds (eBook and Audiobook) (.xls)


Great Business Minds (eBook Only)

Great Business Minds (eBook Only)

This collection contains 137 e-book titles from the Great Business Minds (eBook and Audiobook) collection, highlighting the most lauded businessmen and women from around the world. Most of these authors and subjects have been highlighted in ForbesCNN Money and The Wall Street Journal, and many repeatedly make the "Thinkers50" list.

Title List(s):
Great Business Minds (eBook Only) (.xls)