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Texas CPM Program: Finding Articles

This course guide was created for Dr. Balanoff's CPM class.

Research Databases

This page lists suggested databases that can be used to find articles on public policy and public administration issues. In addition, it has links to full lists of databases by subject in the box, Where to Search. 

Where to Search

Use Research Databases to find articles on your topic.

See databases listed under Political ScienceLaw & Government, and Business that may be helpful.
Multi-Subject databases could be helpful if your topic covers different disciplines.

Many of the databases contain full-text articles, meaning that the actual article is available there.  

Database content is proprietary and is only available to students, faculty, and staff at Texas State. Sources include a variety of scholarly journals, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, and more.

Use Start Your Research.

Enter search terms to find articles and to see on the results page a list of databases where results were found for ideas on which databases to search specifically. 

Having trouble choosing a topic or need some background information on a topic? Find answers to these questions and more in DIY Research!

Suggested Texas Databases

Suggested Databases

(PAIS stands for Public Affairs Information Service)

News Sources