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PBHL2550: Health Care and Health Policy: Recommended E-Books

The roles of consumers, advocates, and policy makers

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If you're new to e-books, you may have several questions that are specific to your computer or e-reader. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to get acquainted with e-books, with a minimum of technical problems. So please contact us at the Reference Desk if you have any questions or need any assistance with e-books. You can reach us in person when the Library is open; by telephone at 973-720-2116; or by email at


The ProQuest Ebook Central collection provides users full-text access to over 78,000 electronic books from a variety of academic publishers. There are approximately 2,500 education titles and over 6,000 business titles. Approximately 75% of books in the collection were published within the last ten years.

Ebook Central's platform supports a full range of functions, allowing users to:

  • View the document's table of contents, and see a ranking based on the relevance of your search term(s) in each chapter;
  • Open e-books to explore and read them;
  • Search e-books for additional terms;
  • Copy text;
  • Print pages;

If you sign in with a personal account, you can highlight text, add notes, and organize information on your personal bookshelf into folders.

Copy, download and print

(look at samples)

In most cases, you can get a PDF chapter or section up to 60 pages for download. You can download an entire book to a portable e-reader for 14 days. By setting up your own account, you can highlight and make notes that are saved and setup your own personal bookshelf

Supported devices:   iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Kobo, Nook, and Sony Reader

E-books for Module Assignments