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Public Administration: Background Information

Databases, websites and more to support research in public administration: management, policy research, finance, cities, government and politics.

Key Concepts in Goverance

Search CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher consists of weekly reports on current events, with an archive that goes back to 1923. Each report includes an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.

Search Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Like Credo Reference, GVRL is an online reference collection.  The difference?  The books that comprise this database are different, so you'll get different results.  It's worth checking both.  Here's a list of the titles that are included.