Books 24x7 Database
E-books on business and
About the Database
Books 24x7 is a collection of nearly 12,000 e-books
on a range of computer and business topics,
available in the library or from the convenience of
your home or office. No extra software or
downloading is required: all books are read right in
your internet browser window. Featured collections
include business management, operations,
outsourcing, and R&D. A wide range of books on
desktop and office applications is also available.
Visit www.balibrary.org and click on the link to databases.
Scroll down to “Books 24x7”. You can log in with your
Barrington library card if you are accessing the database from
outside the library.
Select a topic
After logging in, you can see a list of recent top titles as well
as click on links to topics that are of interest to you:
Under “Browse Topics,” change the “View by” dropdown menu to “IT
and Technical Topics.” Expand the business section by clicking on the
yellow arrow: you will see the featured categories of Business
Analyst, culture, government, green IT, investing, IT governance, IT
project management, IT services, IT strategy, legal, management,
operations, outsourcing, and R&D. Click any of these titles to view
the available e-books on that topic.
You can search for books by general keyword,
title, author, ISBN, or publisher.
Exporting Title Lists
Although you cannot export the text of e-books, you can export a
list of titles for future reference. For example, here is a list of all
the management titles in Books 24x7 exported to MS Excel:
You can visit the Adult Services Reference Desk,
call us at (847) 382-1300 x 3500, text us at 66746
(type code askbal the first time you send us a
text), or send us an email.
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