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Office Administration

This guide provides access to information in executive administrative studies.


Welcome to the Office Administration Research Guide.  This guide will help you find books, ebooks, magazine and journal articles, websites, and more that will help you research topics in this subject.

What is Office Administration?

The Office by Paul McCoubrleAccording to the Occupatonal Outlook Handbook, Office Adminstration professionals perform routine clerical and administrative duties. They organize files, draft messages, schedule appointments, and support other staff.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Secretaries and Administrative Assistants,
on the Internet at (visited May 21, 2015).


Boston Public Library (BPL) Access






   If you live, work, or go to school in Massachusetts, you can have access to all of the remotely accessable electronic databases at the Boston Public Library.  These added resources are available via an ecard that you can obtain by registering at the Boston Public Library website to get an ecard from the BPL.

   The BPL has a number of resources in the field of office adminstration, from full text reference ebooks to magazine, journal and newspaper articles. These e-resources can supplement ours here at BCC...and they are free to use!