PSC 401: Senior Research Project

A guide for PSC 401 students on policy resources from West Chester University Libraries

Contact Information

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Michele Kenion
FH Green Library
West Chester University
(610) 436-3206

CQ Researcher

How to use CQ Researcher:

  1. BROWSE topics or SEARCH by keyword.
  2. Select a report.
  3. Scroll down to read the full report or skip ahead by selecting a specific section on the left navigation bar.
  4. View a timeline on the topic under "Chronology" (includes legislative actions).
  5. The "Issue Tracker" box on the right side of the report will link to recent related reports.
  6. Download the report as a PDF, email the report link, or print sections of the report.


  • Remember to look at the DATE of the report. It might be an older/outdated report. If so, look for more recent reports on related topics.
  • Explore the latest reports: Hover above "Browse Reports" and select "By Date".

General Policy Resources

Online reference books:

Policy and analysis websites:

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