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Public Policy

Guide to public policy research


The databases listed below are core Public Policy databases. But, there are many other databases to use, depending on the focus of your research. Locate additional databases by browsing the Databases by Type or Subject.  

Databases from the same vendor/publisher may be searched together to weed out duplicate materials. See the tab: Searching Multiple Databases.
For example, the following databases are all Ebscohost databases and can be searched together.
Academic Search Ultimate
America: History and Life with Full-Text
Historical Abstracts Full Text
International Political Science Abstracts
Military and Government Collection
Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
Business Source Complete
Once in one database, click on - choose databases (upper right) to add more databases to your search.

The following databases are Proquest databases and can be searched together.
PAIS Index
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Public Health
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database

Once in one database, click on - databases (top) to add more databases.