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School of Business Library Guide

Books at Lavery and Beyond

During the library renovation you can use Request for Pickup to get books from our offsite storage area.

Fisher students, faculty, and staff can still borrow books during the renovation, which begins January 2024.

  • You can browse a small part of our collections at Lavery Under the Steeple in Kearney Hall, ground floor.
  • To access the rest of our circulating collection you can use our Request for Pickup option when searching our Big Red Box
  • Want to use Request for Pickup to have us set aside something from our browsable collection for you? You can do that, too! 

Need Help Finding a Book?

You can use Lavery Library's Big Red Box and Worldcat to find books on your topic. Want help? Contact the librarians via our Research Help services, or  reach out to the business librarian.

Find Books & eBooks in Lavery Library's Collection

You can search the Library's book collection by using the link listed below, or from the Library homepage's Big Red Box. The Library has an extensive collection of ebooks in addition to our print collection.

You can search in the Big Red Box using keywords from your topic, an author's name, or an exact title.

lavery library big red box search box from library homepage

Find eBooks Using the Big Red Box

  1. Go to Lavery Library's home page.
  2. Enter your search terms in the Big Red Box.
  3. A results page will load. Use the Tweak My Results filters: under Resource Type you can select eBooks and eBook Chapters.

Books Beyond Lavery Library's Collection

To search beyond Lavery's Collection, you can use WorldCat, a book database that searches for books across many libraries.

You can access WorldCat from the Library's homepage, or use the link below.

Example Search in WorldCat

This is an example of a search in WorldCat for diversity OR race AND management coaching. 

You can select the title for any book to see if Lavery Library has it in our collections. If we don't you can use the "Request Item" option to make an interlibrary loan request. 

worldcat search results with the search terms diversity OR race AND management coaching circled, and the titles of two books in the search results circled

You Need It But We Don't Have It?

Search for a book or video using the WorldCat. If we don't own it, select the Request Item button.

Search Strategies

You can use these common subject terms or phrases to begin to find books in the Library:

  • Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Corporations
  • Executives
  • Finance
  • Industry

The main call numbers for business-related books are:

  • H
  • HA
  • HB
  • HC
  • HD
  • HF
  • HG
  • HJ

Selected Business Books