Organizational Leadership

Waggoner Library Research Guide for Organizational Leadership. Click on the topic below to jump to the related content.

Books           Journals           Databases        ILL       Internet           Help

Locating book resources and the online catalog

  • Books are located through the library Web site
  • The online catalog allows you to search by author, title, subject, and keyword.
  • Leadership books are shelved in the 'BF' category (Psychology) or 'HD' (Social Science), on the second floor of the library.
  • Search Area Libraries  If you need book materials to supplement the TNU collection, click on the Search Area Libraries link on the Library web page.  This virtual online catalog [Athena] provides access to several local area libraries including Trevecca, MTSU, Vanderbilt, Nashville Public Library, and TSU. Retrieved titles can be ordered online for no cost.  They will be sent by courier to Trevecca for pickup.  There is no cost. Also linked here is WorldCat providing searching of 10,000 libraries worldwide. ILL Requests can be made online.
  • eBooks - Over 85,000 full text eBooks are integrated into the library catalog. Many can be download to an eReader format and there is a small collection of audio books available.
  • My Account saves and tracks your library transactions and is where you renew your checked out materials.

Some titles in the Waggoner circulating collection include:

  • Mindful Leadership: A brain-based framework  Michael H. Dickmann  © 2009 Read more

  • Positive leadership: Strategies for extraordinary performance  Kim Cameron © 2008  Read more

  • Organizational Behavior 4. From theory to practice J. Miner  © 2007  Ebook  Read more

  • Ethics in the Workplace: Tools and tactics for organizational transformation  Craig Johnson  © 2007  Read more
  • The Six Sigma Leader: How top executives will prevail in the 21st century  Peter S. Pande  © 2008 Read more
  • For a subject list of titles in leadership from Waggoner Library click here.

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Locating Newspaper and Journal Articles

If you know the journal title: 

From the library homepage, enter the name of the journal in the search box near the top.  Change the tag to read “Journal Title” then enter.  If your journal is full text in one of our databases the result will include a link to the database where you can access the full text or indicates bound, back issues or microfilm availability.  If there were no hits you can complete online an ILL form requesting a journal article reprint. Allow 7 days for receipt of the reprint. 

If you are searching by subject: 

Electronic Resources Link: Click on the ‘Electronic Resources’ link from the library homepage, then choose either

* Looking for databases by subject displays a subject list of databases

     * Looking for databases by title browses an A-Z title list of databases

     * Looking for an e-journal by title limits you to browsing only e-journals accessible online

Accessing the databases off campus requires you to verify your Trevecca status by providing your name and the 11 digit barcode number from your student ID.

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Organizational Leadership Databases

Access these directly from the Electronic Resources link on the library homepage.

Primary databases:

Secondary databases

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Getting Materials through Interlibrary Loan

All transactions for ILL are handled through the Interlibrary Loan Services Librarian. You can complete an online form following the ILL link on the library homepage. Allow 7-10 days for the requested book to arrive and 7 days for article reprints. Books will be sent to the Library for pickup and articles generally will be sent to your email as a PDF attachment. There is no cost for this service. 
  • Books:  Books generally have a three to four week checkout period. Turnaround time for book requests is about 7 working days. There are generally no fees for this service; however, late fine charges for ILL books are $.50 per day.

  • Journal Article Reprints: If a journal is unavailable at TNU a reprint of it can be ordered using the online form. There is no cost. Allow 5 days to receive your requested article which will  generally will be sent to your email as a PDF attachment.

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Internet Resources include Anchor

Waggoner Library Contact Information

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