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Public Policy

This guide is intended for students in the Harris School and Public Policy Studies in the College.


Search Multiple Databases Simultaneously

The first 3 databases in the list can be searched simultaneously. This can be useful if you are working on an interdisciplinary research topic. 

  1. Start in PAIS International.
  2. Near the top right, click "Change databases".
  3. In the upper right hand corner of the new window: Click "View By Subject."
  4. Expand "Social Sciences Databases."
  5. Check off : Sociological Abstracts, World Wide Political Science Abstracts.
  6. Click "Use Selected Databases"
  7. Click "Advanced Search"

Policy Journals

The following publisher databases include substantial numbers of policy studies journals.

Annual Reviews

Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Handbooks

Dissertations & Theses