1. C.J. Colbourn (editor), Algebraic Design Theory and Hadamard Matrices, Springer, 2015. ISBN 9783319177281.
  2. C.J. Colbourn and J.H. Dinitz, Handbook of Combinatorial Designs, Second Edition, Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2007. ISBN-13 978-1584885061.
  3. Charles J. Colbourn and Alexander Rosa, Triple Systems, Oxford University Press, March 1999. ISBN 0 19 853576 7.
  4. C.J. Colbourn and J.H. Dinitz, CRC Handbook of Combinatorial Designs, CRC Press, 1996. ISBN: 0-8493-8948-8
  5. C.J. Colbourn and E.S. Mahmoodian (editors), Combinatorics Advances, Kluwer Academic, 1995, ISBN 0-7923-3574-0. The table of contents is available here.
  6. D.D. Harms, M. Kraetzl, C.J. Colbourn, and J.S. Devitt, Network Reliability: Experiments with a Symbolic Algebra Environment, CRC Press, Boca Raton FL, 1995. ISBN 0-8493-3980-4.
  7. C.J. Colbourn, D. Jungnickel and A. Rosa (editors), Designs and Graphs, special volume of Discrete Mathematics, 97 (1991); also Topics in Discrete Mathematics 4 (1991).
  8. C.J. Colbourn, The Combinatorics of Network Reliability, Oxford University Press, 1987. ISBN 0-19-504920-9.
  9. C.J. Colbourn and R.A. Mathon (editors), Combinatorial Design Theory, Annals of Discrete Mathematics, North-Holland, volume 34, 1987.
  10. C.J. Colbourn and M.J. Colbourn (editors), Algorithms in Combinatorial Design Theory, Annals of Discrete Mathematics, volume 26, North-Holland, 1985.