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 Electronic Library

Publication coverage: Most titles from 2005 to present, but includes content back to 1900

Electronic books from scholarly and independent Canadian publishers and reports and studies from governments, think tanks and public policy groups in Canada. Multidisciplinary.

Canadian Major Dailies

Publication coverage: Coverage varies beginning at 1977-

EconLit

Publication coverage: 1886 - present

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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