Public Policy and Administration

A research guide for Public Administration from West Chester University Libraries.

Subject Guide

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Kerry Walton
F.H. Green Library
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Peer Reviewed/Scholarly Journal Articles

Public policy and administration spans all disciplines. For example, you may end up searching in an education database or a public health database depending on your area of interest or research. The list of databases below are good places to start your research.


Use these newspaper resources to find current articles for class discussions. Newspaper articles also provide current context and stories to papers and other assignments.

Background and Reference Resources

The following resources are good when preparing for class discussions, writing discussion boards, or to gather background and contextual information as well as to define your topic.


The library owns and subscribes to thousands of ebooks in all discipline areas. 

Streaming Videos

Streaming videos are a great way to supplement topics in class as well as primary resources for papers and assignments. This list of streaming video databases contain topics across all disciplines.

Legislation and Government Resources

Tutorial Videos and Library Help

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