Here are some tips to get you started on the research assignments for this class.
Whether you're on campus or online, the Langsdale Library is your source for the very best research information. Check out Library Resources - The Basics.
Academic Search Premier
Coverage: 1990 - present. Provides full-text for over 3,400 scholarly journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education, sciences, and more.
Public Affairs Index
Covers all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues.
For an easy guide to how to master the databases, check out the Academic Search Premier Visual Guide.
Have questions about finding information for this class? Ask your librarian!
Resources for finding and narrowing topics in public policy:
Here is a list of Databases recommended to find journal articles in this field.
Here are some other Databases that might also help:
For easy guides on to how to successfully search for journal articles, check out the Academic Search Premier Visual Guide (which works for most of the other databases, too) and the Google Scholar Guide.
Have a specific article you need to find? Try the library's Journal Finder.
Need an article or book that the Langsdale Library doesn't own? Try Interlibrary Loan. It's fast, free, and online!
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