Business Research Database Blog Series: Overdrive Business eBooks and Audiobooks

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep.

Overdrive: Business eBooks and Audiobooks

What You Will Find

Overdrive is a platform for easy access to a wealth of ebooks and audiobooks.  Licensed by Emory Libraries, it contains both fiction and non-fiction titles, across multiple disciplines, including the classics, popular reading, and more recently published books. While you can access all of the many titles once in the database, the Goizueta Business Library invests heavily in business books, and has created a curated collection of all of these titles.  By clicking on this link, you will immediately be brought to this growing collection, already at over 550 books, and growing; approximately 50% of these are audiobooks. The checkout process is quick and easy, with an initial 21-day checkout period, and all of the titles can be downloaded to your mobile device for quick reading or listening.

Use for Class Projects

The collection of business titles includes topics such as: teams, leadership, the workplace, creativity, company profiles, entrepreneurship, human resources, operations, interview preparation, finance, marketing, communications, strategy, and more. Examples of books are: Good to Great, Boomerang, Acing the Interview, Everyone Communicates Few Connect, Zero to One, What Color is Your Parachute 2020, The Prosperity Paradox, Entrepreneurial Leadership, and more.

When your faculty mentions a business book, when you have some down time and want to catch up on your reading, or when you are preparing for an interview – check out Overdrive’s business collection.

Use for Interview Prep

Access a growing collection of career-focused books, helpful for preparing for various aspects of the interview preparation and process, all highly recommended by the business school’s career center.

Additional Business Resources

You can also use the Business Research Guide to locate additional business resources, locate tips for how to use them, and understand which are best for your specific research needs.

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