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Advanced Company & Industry Research: Find Books

Book Catalogs or Databases


The library now provides access to many eBooks in the various fields of Business and Economics, which you can find by searching the catalog or using the links below. If you have any questions about finding or using the library’s eBooks, see this helpful guide:

New Books in Print


  • CREDO Reference  
    Search through this online collection of encyclopedia and dictionary entries on a variety of science topics, biographies of leading scientists, and more. Great for background information.
  • Library Catalog
    Use the Advanced Search to narrow by date, format (ebook or print), and more.
  • Library Catalog Help Guide
    Find tips on searching, creating your account, and more.
  • I-SHARE Catalog
    Request books from other Illinois libraries. Typically takes 3-5 days.
  • Interlibrary Loan
    Request books not available at Lovejoy or through I-SHARE. Typically takes 5-7 days.

Call Numbers

Books on Business topics are on the 2nd floor of the library, specifically in the H section:

HA   Statistics
HB  Economic theory. Demography
HC  Economic history and conditions
HD  Industries.  Land use.  Labor
HE  Transportation and communications
HF1-4055  Commerce (general)
HF5001-6185  Business (general)
HF5387-5387.5  Business ethics
HF5410-5495  Marketing & distribution.  Wholesale & retail trade. Purchasing.  Selling.
HF5548.7-5548.85  Industrial psychology
HF5549-5549.5  Personnel management
HF5601-5689  Accounting
HF5717-5434.7  Business communication
HF5801-6182  Advertising
HG  Finance.  Money.  Banking.  Investment
HJ  Public finance