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PUBH 400: Health Care Services Administration and Management
A core part of any paper or project is providing background information. Having adequate background knowledge is also essential for doing good research. Books and chapters and articles from reference books, such as encyclopedias, are great places for finding background information. Try these databases:
Search for your topic, and then notice the Content Types to the right. Select Books from the Content Types menu. The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health is being searched in this database, as are other books of interest.
eBook Collection (EBSCO)This link opens in a new windowEbooks from general and scholarly sources on subjects such as architecture, business, computer science, economics, education, engineering, history, law, mathematics, medicine, philosophy, political science, religion, social science, and technology.
CredoThis link opens in a new windowOver 3 million full text articles from 1,000 reference titles such as subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also includes over 1,100 short reference videos and over 450,000 high-resolution art images, photographs and maps. Depicts relationships between topics with its Mind Map tool and offers Topic Pages as a good starting point for further research.
Ebook Central (ProQuest)This link opens in a new windowEbooks from general and scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers, on subjects such as agriculture, architecture, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, fine arts, education, engineering, environmental studies, geography, geology, history, hospitality, law, literature, manufacturing, nursing, pharmacy, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, and social science. Each ebook includes tools for creating citations, note-taking, highlighting, and bookmarking.
Also, consider reading select chapters of the following ebook:
Full text articles from over 2,000 business, marketing, and management publications and citations from over 3,000 journals from 1971 to present. Subjects include economics, management, finance, healthcare, advertising, banking, insurance, real estate, telecommunications, accounting, and marketing.