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Health Education & Promotion: Books & eBooks

PSU Library Catalog - Book Search

Selected Books

Browse for Books

Sometimes browsing the library stacks can help you find books you didn't even know you were looking for. The following are good areas to peruse. 

GV557-1198.995: Sports

LB3401-3495: School Hygiene, school health services

RA421-790.95: Public Health, Hygiene, Preventive Medicine

RA440-440.87: Public Health, Study and teaching

TX341-641: Nutrition

Maps of the library are available at the 2nd floor Reference Desk, elevator lobbies, and also online.

How to find eBooks in the Library Catalog

We collect eBooks whenever possible. After you execute a search in the Portland State Library catalog, click on the "eBooks" facet to limit your search results to only ebooks.

eBooks facet in library catalog

 
Records for eBooks look like this:
Screenshot of online access to ebook

Find Books by Subject

After you find a useful book, scroll down to the "Details" heading to find the book's "Subjects." Here you'll find a list of related subjects that you might consider adding to your search. You can also click on a subject link in the record, e.g. clicking on "Community health services" would bring up a list of all the Library's books, journals, etc. on that topic.  

screenshot of subject headings in a book record

Request a Summit Book from the PSU Library Catalog

Check Find & Request to see whether a print book is either checked out or not in the PSU Library collection. You can request the book from Summit libraries, a partnership of academic libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Be sure to sign in to see your request options! 

Image of Summit libraries book request