Public Administration: Books & eBooks
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.
HB, HC: Economic theory, conditions
HD: Industries, labor
HF: Business, accounting, and marketing
HJ: Public finance
JF: Political institutions and public administration
JK: US politics and government
KF: US law
KFO: Oregon law
RA: Public health
Maps of the library are available at the 2nd floor Reference Desk, elevator lobbies, and also online.
PSU Library Catalog - Book Search
Results include both print and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and the Summit Libraries.
Find Books by Subject
After you find a useful book, scroll down to the "Details" tab of 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 "Administrative agencies" would bring up a list of all the Library's books, journals, etc. on that topic.
To modify your search to include a subject, use the advanced search. The advanced search allows you to type in your desired subject and be sure to specify your search field as "in subject."
|Administrative Law||Environmental Policy||Intercultural Communication||Public Administration -- United States|
|Affirmative Action Programs||Environmental Protection||International Organization||Public Contracts|
|Benchmarking (Management)||Environmental Risk Assessment||International Relations||Public Lands|
|Civil Service||Finance, Public||Knowledge Management||Public- Private Sector Cooperation|
|Collective Bargaining||Forest Policy||Medical Policy||Social Sciences -- Research-- Methodology|
|Common Good||Globalization||Natural Resources -- Government Policy||Strategic Planning|
|Communication in Organizations||Health Services Administration||Non-governmental Organizations||Sustainable Development|
|Conflict Resolution||Housing Policy||Nonprofit Organizations||Urban Ecology|
|Crisis Management||Human Services||Operations Research||Urban Transportation Policy|
|Disaster Relief||Industrial Management||Organizational Change|
|Emergency Management||Industrial Organization||Organizational Learning|
|Energy Policy||Industrial Productivity||Personnel Management|
Narrow the search results to show available eBooks by selecting Resource Type, eBooks.
Once you find a relevant eBook, then select the title to go to the full record.
Click on Online Access to navigate to the full text eBook.