Friday, January 18, 2008

Public Administration Abstracts Now Available Online

Public Administration Abstracts, the major bibliographic index for scholarship in the field of public administration, is now available online on the EBSCOhost search platform. The most comprehensive source for published research in public administration, the database currently contains over 18,200 citations and abstracts for articles from over 270 journals and other periodicals, with approximately 1,200 new records added each year. Topics covered in the database include the relation of administration to the economy, law, politics and society, administrative structures and organization, international relations, organizations, and policy, national government, public and social services, public service personnel, taxation, budgeting, and finance, and theory and method. Links to full-text articles from the Cheng Library's online journal collection are provided where available, along with pointers to journals in our print and microform collection.

The online version of Public Administration Abstracts has been launched with backfile coverage extending to 1974. More information about Public Administration Abstracts, including searching tips, a list of searchable fields and field definitions, and keys to browsing the index, is available from EBSCO.

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