Health Administration: Books & eBooks

Selected Books

Browse for Books in the Library

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.

  • HD58.7-58.95 - Organizational behavior, change and effectiveness. Corporate culture
  • HG9371-9399 - Health insurance
  • JF1338-2112 Public administration
  • JK1-9993 - Political institutions and public administration (United States) 
  • K3566-3578 - Public health (law)
  • RA399 - Regulation of medical practice. Evaluation and quality control of medical care. Medical audit.
  • RA421-790.95 - Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine 

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 books and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and other libraries.

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 "Health Services Administration" would bring up a list of all the Library's books, journals, etc. on that topic.  

Subject Headings in a catalog record

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 limit option

Records for eBooks look like this:
online access link

Useful Subjects

Here's a list of subjects that might interest you. You might consider using some of them as search terms to see if you get better results.

Subjects in Health Administration
Health Care Reform Health facilities - Administration Health Insurance
Health Services Administration Hospitals - Administration Leadership
Medical Care Medical Economics Organizational Behavior
Personnel Management Public Health Administration Quality Assurance
Quality Control