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Course-specific Public Policy Resource Guide for Juniors _ Spring 2021

Locate your class on the navigation on the left and/or go Public Policy Guide from Stokes Library _ Spring 2021 for additional sources and info on using the library during Covid-19.

A well-researched paper probably involves all of these

Books in our catalog (see below)

News Sources

Articles obtained from Public Policy Databases or Think Tanks

Consultation with the Public Policy LibrarianSocial Science Data Librarian, or Politics Librarian.

Searching Google Scholar like a scholar

Other Important links

Elections and Voting Data Guide created by our Politics Librarian, Jeremy Darrington


Data on campaign funds


FAQ on Campaign Contributions created by our Economics Librarian, Bobray Bordelon

Citation style

Professor Li would like you to use the citation style of the American Political Science Association. 

I have detailed instructions on installing and using Zotero which offers the APSA style as one of the available output styles.  In addition, I'm holding a Zotero workshop on February 19 at 1PM or we can set up a one-pm-one appointment with me.  

Detailed information about this style (which is similar to Chicago Author-Date, not to Chicago Notes Style) is available at