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Where to Start - Public Administration Research

This guide provides you with a list of databases, journals, and more to support your public administration research. 

Article Databases

The Public Administration Theory Primer

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The Public Administration Theory Primer by George H. Frederickson

For more focused research, use one of the recommended databases listed below.

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Legal Databases

Reference Works Databases

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Find Books on the Shelf with LC Call Numbers

  • [JF -JQ] — Political institutions and public administration

ASPA: American Society for Public Administration

National Academy of Public Administration

Books, Periodicals and More

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