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Using the Political Science and Government Literature

By Author not assigned

CRC Press – 2011 – 750 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

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    Description

    This guide provides academics, students, librarians, researchers and public administrators with the tools that can direct them through the immeasurable amount of public administration information sources. Not only a compendium of political science and government resources, this book also offers critical insight into how to use the information sources and how to access future sources as well as how this information can be studied and taught. The contributors, which include public administration scholars and librarians, have assembled a guide that will be indispensable for the public administrator to produce a policy paper and for the scholar or student to begin the research process.

    Contents

    Introduction

    Chapter 1: Definition of Research in Public Affairs

    Chapter 2: Journals

    Chapter 3: Handbooks

    Chapter 4: Encyclopedias

    Chapter 5: Dictionaries

    Chapter 6: Web Searching and Websites

    Chapter 7: The Teaching Literature and Multimedia Archives

    Chapter 8: Government Documents and Reports

    Chapter 9: Directories of Governments and Officials

    Chapter 10: Case Studies

    Chapter 11: Publishers and Bookstores

    Chapter 12: Grants from Governments and Foundations

    Chapter 13: Magazines and Newspapers: Print, On-line and Archives

    Chapter 14: Indexing and Abstracting Services

    Chapter 15: Statistics and Numeric and Spatial Data

    Chapter 16: Libraries and Archives

    Chapter 17: Bibliographies

    Chapter 18: Writing Aids

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