The Division of Business under the School of Professional Studies.

Books & eBooks

Get Down to Business

We have a collection of eBooks provided by EBSCO, which you can reach from here. Listed on this page are selected titles from our print collection, available at the J. W. Martin Library. To search for books, you can visit our catalog, or else use the search bar in the header at the top of this screen.

You can also check if your professors have placed texts on reserve.

Search the Library Catalog

How to Find Books in the Catalog


Type any term, such as psychology or modeling. Remember, keyword searching only looks for your term. There’s no guarantee the results will be about your term.


Type any known words from the title. Avoid articles like a or the.


Use Last name, First name or First name Last name order.

Detail of catalog limiters, set to limit to the NWOSU collection.
An example of limiters available in the catalog.
  • To Northwestern Oklahoma State University Library Services to discover items held at NWOSU.

  • By Format (book, article, etc.) to get materials of a particular type.

  • Select the Advanced Search option to refine your search or use the options in left sidebar after you have begun your search.

  • Use quotes around phrases like "social media" or "college athletes".

  • A search for books will include both print books and eBooks, but can be limited to either format.

    Screenshot of catalog with the words book and eBook highlighted.
    An example search containing both books and eBooks.
  • Use the Boolean operators and, or, and not.

    Boolean Operator Tutorial
    McMaster Libraries. (). How library stuff works: Boolean operators (and or not) [Video]. YouTube.


    • Soviet and Russian

    • "Soviet Union" or Russia

    • Mexico not New

    Note: Some databases and search engines require that Boolean operators be typed in all caps to distinguish them from search terms.

  • To truncate your search, enter a minimum of the first three letters of the term followed by a question mark (?) or an asterisk (*).

    Example: child* or infant*

  • Use parentheses to create more precise searches.

    Example: (games or toys) and (child* or infant*)

Recommended Books

Check out these business books.

This is a small selection, by no means exhaustive, of the books available in our library catalog.