Public Administration

This page will help you to identify key starting points for your research. Research in this subject is informed by the literature of several disciplines.Your liaison librarian is available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources of Queen’s University Library and beyond, and stay current in your field. Tailored research skill instruction can be provided for specific classes. Queen's University Library evaluates, purchases and makes available teaching and research materials including data, books, journals, databases and multimedia resources.

Subject guides are created by our Librarians to help you identify, access and understand the literature of the discipline. There are several guides relevant to Policy Studies and Public Administration, click on these links to explore, access and use the resources.

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Canadian Major Dailies

Publication coverage: Coverage varies beginning at 1977-

Canadian Major Dailies provides access to the full text of articles, columns, editorials, and features from 20 major national and regional newspapers.

EconLit

Publication coverage: 1886 - present

Major, international index for economics. Includes journal articles, books, dissertations, working papers and book reviews. EconLit covers both economic theory and application.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Publication coverage: 1975-

Indexes international political science, international relations, and complementary fields including law, military policy, labor relations, and public administration/policy. Provides abstracts of journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.
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