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Research Guides

Literature review toolkit for policy studies: Discipline-specific tools

Journal databases by subject

Policy studies:
Public administration, politics, international studies

Education policy, education finance, what works in education

Economic intersections with agriculture, housing, transportation, etc.

Environmental policy

Nonprofit and management:
Organizational development, nonprofit management, labor 

Urban studies:
Urban planning, transportation policy, housing policy

Public health, global health, health policy

Criminal justice:
Law enforcement, corrections, criminal procedure

International development:
Economic, social, agricultural

Social services:
Community development, social work, human services, social welfare policy


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