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First Stop Resources

International encyclopedia of public policy and administration Ref H97 .I574 1998 Available in Print

The dictionary of public policy and administration Ref H97 .S483 2004 Available in Print

Articles (Research Databases)

Academic Search Premier go!

Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary, scholarly full text database which includes full text for nearly 4700 publications, as well as images, for nearly every academic field of study (computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, etc.), including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for the over 8000 journals in the collection.

Political Science Abstracts go!

Political Science and complementary fields. Type: Citations, abstracts and indexing.Content:¬¨‚Ć Includes comparative politics, government and political systems,¬¨‚Ć international relations, law, andPublic administration / policy.¬¨‚Ƭ¨‚Ć Coverage: 1975 Рcurrent.

Public Affairs Information Service go!

Government, international relations, political science, public administration, and social sciences. Type:  Citations and abstracts Content: Indexes 16,000+ periodicals and specialized journals, books, directories, reports, and government documents. Coverage:1972 – present

RAND California go!

RAND California is a service of the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California. RAND is a public policy research organization and the nation’s largest think tank. RAND California features a collection of statistics; an online library of research publications, bulletins on both State and Federal policy developments and, a monthly report on California’s economy. RAND California also make available an extensive database on California, and its cities and counties, ranging from the economy to crime rates to school test scores. The database also includes an online calendar of workshops, seminars and other discussions on California public policy issues


Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management go! Available Online

National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (accrediting body) go! Available Online

The American Society for Public Administration go! Available Online

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