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POL 429: Public Policy Seminar

Research strategies and resources for Dr. Regina Axelrod's POL 429 Public Policy Seminar class.

Setting the Agenda

The following resources can help you understand the context in which a bill was enacted.  A description of what to look for follows each source.

Congressional Resources

Scholarly Articles

News Resources

Look for news coverage of your issue in some of the following news resources.  Set your date range to a few years before your bill was passed.

National Policy Debate Resources

Harvard U.'s Think Tank Search and Evaluation Site.