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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.  
See also databases for Statistical Data.


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.
Everyone can use these two - they are multidisciplinary
Academic Search Ultimate
MasterFILE Premier

Depending on your topic - add others - such as:
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
Education Source
Health Source - Consumer Edition

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
Ethnic Newswatch

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


Listed below are SOME of the databases! For the Ebsco databases - get into Academic Search Ultimate and add the others. For the ProQuest databases - get into PAIS and add the others.
OR - go to Database Finder and search for an individual database.