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PUBP 2012 Foundations of Public Policy: Getting Started

Resources for Dr. Cheryl Leggon's Foundations of Public Policy Course, Spring 2010 semester.

Evaluating Sites

Use the sites below to learn how to evaluate web sites and find only the best quality information.


Welcome to the Research Guide for Public Policy class 2012, Foundations of Public Policy.  Using this research guide will help you find high-quality resources for your term paper. 

Hint on getting started: use the CQ Researcher database to find background information on your topic.

Hint on finding statistics: Use the Proquest Statistical Insight database or the Data-Planet Statistical Datasets database.

Find Articles on General Public Policy Topics

Find articles on general public policy topics in the databases listed by using the search box below.  Click the "i" button by a database name to see a description.  For a Google-like interface to many scholarly and other resources, try QuickSearch Beta


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