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Company and Industry Information Resource Guide: Find Books & E-Books

Find Books & E-Books

How to Use This Page

The boxes in the left column below this have:

  • Information on a print book about 12 specific industries.
  • Information on a print book that can guide you on researching a company or industry.

The top search box in the middle column is good for searching for:

  • Print books in the Columbia College library.
  • Print books in the MOBIUS consortium of libraries. 
  • Electronic books (e-books) owned by Columbia College.

See the bulleted points under the links in the top search box for strategies based on where you live.

The next box in the middle column has links to e-books that can guide you on researching a company or industry.

The last box in the middle column has links to essays from e-books on how to research a company or industry.

The right column has links to specific e-books that cover industries.

 

Selected Print Book in Columbia College's Library Collection on Specific Industries

Selected Print Book in Columbia College's Library Collection on How to Research a Company or Industry

Below is a book that may be checked out from the library.   

Search for other such books by using the "Search Catalogs" box on this page.

Search Catalogs

Quick search for Columbia College books, ebooks, videos & more:

  

 

Advanced Search Course Reserves
Search E-Books Only Search MOBIUS information
Request It! (ILL) Search DBRL
Renew Items Search Worldcat.org
Check Library Account Search Google Books

 

Please Note: Book services vary depending on your location

  • Columbia, Missouri Area Residents: Check out books, videos, and other materials directly from the Columbia College Library.  Search the catalog using the search box above.  Expand your search to MOBIUS and request items be delivered to the Columbia College Library for pick-up.
  • Missouri Residents, but not in the Columbia Area:  Start by searching MOBIUS directly, and request books be sent to the MOBIUS Library closest to you for pick-up.
  • Non-Missouri Residents: Students who do not reside in Missouri are not provided access to Columbia College physical books and videos nor resources in MOBIUS.  However, electronic books are available. Try Search E-Books Only or your local library. Also, Worldcat.org can show you what is available in your local area.  If you have any questions please Contact Us.

E-Book Databases Provided by the Library

Search simultaneously across selected Columbia College provided e-book databases:

 

 

 

Columbia College Provided E-Book Databases:

Selected E-Books with Help on How to Research a Company or Industry

Below are several books that may be of help with learning how to research a company or industry.

Search for other such books in the e-book databases provided on this page.

E-Book Essays to Help You Understand How to Research a Company or Industry

Read the essays below that are from our library's e-books on how to research a company or industry.

Search for other such books in the e-book databases provided on this page.

Electronic Encyclopedias on Industries

Below are several online encyclopedias on industries.

Search for other such books in the e-book databases provided on this page.

Electronic Business Encyclopedias

Below is an online encyclopedia that includes essays on selected industries from a historical standpoint..

Print Book Series in the Reference Collection