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Public Administration

Guide to resources for government, public policy, and public administration.


This guide is designed to help you with your research for PUAD 621: Human Resource Management in Public and Nonprofit Orgs.  This page includes selected resources that may be valuable throughout the semester.  For more general public administration resources, explore this entire guide using the blue tabs above. 

Recommended Journals

The following is a list of journals you'll find useful this semester.  These journals contain high-quality, well-researched material related to public administration.   Each of these links will take you to the homepage of the library's journal subscription.  From this page you can navigate to a specific volume or issue.  If you'd prefer to browse the journal, look for a link that says search within this journal.

Public Administration Review

Public Administration Quarterly

Public Personnel Management

Review of Public Personnel Administration

Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory**

Public Performance & Management Review

Journal of Organizational Behavior

Academy of Management Review

International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior

Labor Law Journal

Employee Relations Law Journal 

**note: due to publisher restrictions, the most recent year of this journal is not available.  Please request those articles through interlibrary loan for the full text.

Recommended Websites

Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBCG)

United States Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB)

Maryland Department of Budget & Management (DBM)