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Public Administration & Policy

A guide to information and resources in the field of Public Administration


Use these resources to find information on Public Administration topics:

ProQuest Databases (  ProQuest provides millions of documents from thousands of sources, covering all research and subject areas. ProQuest gives you access to current and historical documents. Includes Social Sciences Premium Collection (

Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCO) ( Social Sciences Full Text covers a wide array of areas covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.

Credo Reference ( This Collection includes over 650 titles with emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are over 1,000 short reference videos, nearly 300,000 high-resolution art images, and thousands of additional images across all subject areas. Subject coverage is especially diverse and equipped to address all key disciplines.

Think Tanks Policy Research

Policy Archive ( Policy Archive is an innovative digital archive of global non-partisan public policy research. It collects and disseminates summaries, full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia materials of Think Tanks, university, government, and foundation-funded policy research.

Think Tank Search ( From Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Think Tank Search searches the websites of institutions that generate public policy research, analysis, and activity. The list represents a mixture of partisan and non-partisan think tanks. The Site contains U.S. Thank Tanks as well as Non-U.S. Think Tanks by region, as well as Think Tank rankings by influence and transparency.

Find Policy ( This site brings policy research from leading organizations around the world. The site can be searched by Themes, Think Tank, or by Geographical area for 22 countries from around the world.

American Policy Directory ( From the University of Oregon, this is a directory of policy groups by themes/topics.  

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