FYE 1070: Leadership and Success
Books in the Main Stacks
You can search our catalog to find books and films on your topic.
Here are some quick subject searches that may help you.
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Borchert, Donald M. Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Detroit: Thomson Gale/Macmillan Reference USA, 2006. Print.
Oakdale Reference B51 .E53 2006
Goethals, George R, Georgia J. Sorenson, and James M. G. Burns. Encyclopedia of Leadership. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications, 2004. Print.
“This set brings together “what truly matters about leadership” to map an emerging discipline that draws from history, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, political science, and psychology. It seeks to answer questions such as what is leadership? What is a great leader? What is a great follower? What are the types of leadership? And how does someone become a leader?” - Book List Review
Oakdale Reference HD 57.7 .E53 2004
Hiebert, Murray, and Bruce Klatt. The Encyclopedia of Leadership: A Practical Guide to Popular Leadership Theories and Techniques. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001. Print.
These books are a comprehensive reference guide to over 200 of the most important business leadership principles, theories, tools, and techniques.
Oakdale Reference HD 57.7 .E525 2001
The two database search boxes below are for general interest databases that provide both full-text and abstracted articles in a broad range of topics, including business, social sciences, arts, humanities, education, literature, and political science.
Philosophy Web Sites
Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
Online editions of public domain texts in Western Philosophy as well as literature. Browse by author or title or search by keyword.
Archives of the PHILOS-L Listserv
Listserv of European and worldwide philosophers. You can search posted messages back to 1989, finding information on news, conferences and publications as well as some discussion of individual topics.
Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University
Princeton provides links to information on world religions including Native American and post- 9/11 religion resources.
This site contains a large number of links to other web sites covering multiple aspects of philosophy, providing a useful point of departure for research. Areas covered include encyclopedia entries, discussion lists, image galleries, electronic texts, and philosophy-related blogs.
Extensive site on the life and works of French philosopher Michel Foucault. The FAQ section serves as a useful guide to other Foucault-related web sites, while the gallery contains numerous photos and drawings of Foucault.
Homer & Hesiod
Full text of the book Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica published in 1914.
Internet Sacred Text Archive
A "freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric."
Islam and Islamic Studies Resources
This guide to scholarly resources on the web is maintained by a professor of religion at the University of Georgia. You'll find links to articles and guides covering various aspects of Islamic culture, art, and philosophy, as well as discussions of current events and developments. The page is designed to be browsed, so you will need to scroll down to discover the full scope of the content.
John Stuart Mill
This site provides a wide range of materials written by and about British philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill. Includes 19th century primary sources such as letters and reviews, as well as encyclopedia entries and links to other web sites.
Philosophy of Religion
This site, from philosophy teacher Tim Holt, delves into the philosophical arguments involved with religion. The main areas of the site cover the arguments for the existence of God, for agnosticism, and for atheism. Shorter sections discuss Christian ethics, online philosophical texts, and biographies of philosoophers most closely related to the subject of religion.
Provides author-submitted preprints of articles dealing with the philosophy of science. Access to some areas of the site requires free registration.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Covering all aspects of philosophy, this online encyclopedia contains peer reviewed articles written and updated by experts in the field. Search by keyword or browse the table of contents.
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Maintained and written by academics, this site includes articles on specific philosophers, schools of thought and concepts. Also included is a timeline of philosophical thinkers throughout history.
The Pragmatism Cybrary
Guide to the study of pragmatism, with an overview of its history, current research and publications, and links to related resources.
The Religious Movements Homepage [archived version]
Profiling over 200 religious groups, this web site offers background information, statistics, and links to more information. Entires cover both emerging and historical movements, cults, and quasi-religions, from Zen Buddhism to Freemasons to Heaven's Gate. The site is currently being moved to a new server with this archived version being available in the meantime.
Voice of the Shuttle: Philosophy
Links to resources on the web covering all aspects of the study of philosophy.