The 12 Exceptional Business School Libraries In The United States
Dewey Library of Management & Social Science, the primary library for MIT Sloan School of Management is ranked number one in the list of “the 12 exceptional business school libraries in the United States.” Followed by Management Library at Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University which has ranked 2nd, and Crocker Business Library, USC Marshall School of Business, ranked third in U.S.
1. Dewey Library, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts: an extensive collection covers the areas of management, political science, economics, and other social sciences. Segments of these collections with particular historical depth include industrial relations, operations research, and security studies. Entrepreneurship, finance, and globalization are areas of increasing contemporary growth. Renovated in 2009.
Print Volumes: 3 million in extended network
Digital Resources: More than 100 digital subscriptions
2. The Management Library, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University: Predominantly serves Johnson at Cornell, which offers five MBA programs, a PhD program, and Executive Education opportunities, as well as housing several centers and institutes. A highly valued partner in teaching, research and learning at the university.
Print Volumes: Nearly 8 million in its extended collection
Digital Resources: Over 100 digital databases
3. The Roy P. Crocker Business Library, University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, dedicated to serving the student and faculty constituency in the USC Marshall School of Business by providing access to quality business resources, reference and research services, and classroom instruction.
Print Volumes: 4 million in extended collection
Digital Resources: Over 100 digital database subscriptions
4., School of Business Administration, University of Miami, located within the School of Business complex, the mission of the IRC is to support the research needs of students and faculty through an array of quality library services. This includes services such as business research strategy consultations, workshops, curriculum-supporting lectures, circulation of CDs, and collection development.
Print Volumes: 3.2 million in extended network; On-site print volumes are limited to distinctive manuscripts and notable print volumes
Digital Resources: More than 75,000 electronic books and growing
5. Foster Business Library, University of Washington Foster School of Business, serves the students, faculty and researchers in the Foster School of Business as well as students and researchers from other parts of campus requiring business information and research assistance. Supporting strategic thinking and decision-making with expert research help and information.
Print Volumes: 60,000 business books (with more added each month), plus an extensive business reference section
Digital Resources: Over 100 digital databases and journals
6. McLeod Business Library, Raymond A. Mason School of Business, a multi-purpose state-of-the-art information center that serves the research, study, and everyday curricular needs of the students, faculty, staff, and business community. Using the latest database research tools it provides a unique opportunity for students and faculty to perform in practical or “real world” situations to enhance their perceptions of the business world.
Print Volumes: More than 50,000
Digital Resources: Access to 32 databases
7. Ford Library, Duke University Fuqua School of Business
Print Volumes: 50,000 volumes; 250 print business journals
Digital Resources: 50 databases; 1,200 online business journals
8. The UC Internet Business and Economics Library, University of Cincinnati, provides access to one of the top business research collections in the U.S.
Print Volumes: 110,000
Digital Resources: 4,800 digital journals; Over 200 online databases; Over 116,000 e-books
9. University Library of Business & Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, one of the largest public university research system in the United States.
Print Volumes: 13 million in its extended network
Digital Resources: Over 100 digital subscriptions
10. Joseph Schaffner Library, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, provides library and information services for the Kellogg School of Management, the School of Continuing Studies, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and other members of the Northwestern community on the Chicago campus.
Print Volumes: 300,000
Digital Resources: “Thousands” of digitized texts, as well as access to over 100 digital databases
11. Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics, Purdue University, supports the mission of Purdue University by providing business resources and collaborative spaces for both students and faculty. In addition to an extensive collection of books and journals, Parrish Library provides access both on and off-campus to a wide array of databases and other research tools.
Print Volumes: More than 50,000
12. The Stanford GSB library, Stanford Graduate School of Business, founded in 1933 it offers a wide variety of resources to help you conduct business research, including personal consultations, database guides, and research tools. The business library exists primarily to serve the research, teaching, and learning needs of current Stanford GSB faculty, staff, and students. With collection, digital and physical, covers a broad range of management topics and includes material on finance, accounting, economics, political economy, marketing, organizational behavior, and international business.
Print Volumes: 190,000 | Digital Resources: 2.8 million