Related resources are
available on the Political Science Resources and Government Documents pages.
of public policy (2007)
- Fiscal sustainability in
theory and practice : a handbook (2005)
HJ141 .F574 2005
- Encyclopedia of public
administration and public policy. ... Update supplement (2005)
JK9 .E526 2003 SUPPL. SUPPL.
encyclopedia of public choice (2004)
H41 .E57 2004 4 VOL. 1
- Encyclopedia of American Public Policy (1999)
REF-1 JK468 .P64 J33 1999
- Encyclopedia of Interest Groups and Lobbyists
in the United States (2000)
REF-1 JK1118 .N47 2000 00 VOL. 1
- International Encyclopedia of Public Policy
and Administration (1998)
REF-1 H97 .I574 1998 VOL. 1
- International Encyclopedia of the Social and
Behavioral Sciences (2001)
REF-1 H41 .I58 2001 001 VOL. 1
- The Dictionary of Public Policy and
REF-1 H97 .S483 2004
- Think Tank Directory (1996)
REF-1 H96 .T48 1996
- LexisNexis Congressional (Carnegie Mellon users only)
CIS Annual: Congressional Information Service Index. Vol. 1-28,
This database provides comprehensive access to U.S.
legislative information. It includes laws and regulations, proposed and
recent bills, bill tracking, testimony, legislative histories, the Congressional
Record, campaign contribution data, and more. Documents are available
in full-text; the years of coverage vary by document type. In addition,
microfiche copies of documents are available in Hunt Reference from 1977
to the present.
Researcher (Carnegie Mellon users only)
An excellent place to begin research on current topics, this weekly
publication covers current and controversial issues of the day with
summaries, differing viewpoints on the issues, bibliographies, and more.
Users may browse through articles in the current issue or search for past
articles using words, dates, or other criteria.
Weekly (Carnegie Mellon users only)
January 1983- (updated weekly)
Congressional Quarterly Weekly
Report. Vol.29-, 1971-. (weekly)
HUNT REF-1 328.73 C742
HUNT BND-JOUR-3 (earlier editions)
This publication contains full text articles regarding developments on
Capitol Hill. A user may browse through articles in the current issue or
search for past articles by words, dates, subjects, or other criteria. The
Web service also provides users with access to some CQ Weekly
articles prior to their availability in print.
(Heinz Electronic Library Interactive Online System)
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries provide electronic access to portions
of the congressional papers from the late U.S. Senator John Heinz (R-PA).
HELIOS allows researchers to currently search, browse, view and print
nearly 800,000 digital images from the Senator H. John Heinz III Archives.
International (Carnegie Mellon users only)
January 1972- (updated monthly)
Public Affairs Information
Service. Vol.15-, 1929-1994. (annual)
HUNT REF-1 INDEX
This is an indispensable subject and author guide to literature on current
international economic and social conditions. It covers articles, books,
conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and
statistical directories about public affairs. The print version must be
used for years prior to 1972; only the online database is available after
- The National
Bureau of Economic Research
Founded in 1920, the NBER is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research
organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the
economy works. Research is conducted by more than 500 university
professors around the country.
Experts (Heritage Foundation)
A searchable database of the conservative movement, the site presents
information on over 300 public policy organizations in the U.S. Both
national and state organizations are included with links to most
PolicySite is a non-partisan project to promote
greater understanding of significant U.S. public policy issues and
a more informed public debate. It does not advocate positions but attempts
to facilitate access to a balanced and representative sample of
perspectives on major areas of public policy. Issues are framed by
identifying the arguments of opposing sides and then linking users to the
organizations and institutions that are part of the debate.
This is an excellent source for tracking public
policy issues at the state level.
Virtual Library: Evaluation
This is an information gateway providing access
to a variety of web resources of interest to students and researchers
working in the field of social policy. Users are granted access to
important, relevant evaluation societies and organizations around the
world. The site also provides links to publications, journals and
discussion groups as well as access to other research gateways.
Numerous links are provided to public policy think tanks.