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This guide will help GSPIA, political science, and undergraduate Public Service students find resources related to Public Affairs or Public Administration research. It is a good starting point for classes like GSPIA 2020 "Managing Public Affairs".

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 This LibGuide is designed to guide you to some high-quality resources that will help you find material about public administration, public affairs, and public service , and also evaluate the sources.  

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Examples of subject headings:

  •    public administration
  •    public relations
  •    civil service
  •    administrative agencies
  •    personnel management
  •    political ethics
  •    finance, public
  •    intergovernmental cooperation
  •    international relations
  •    management
  •    management -- cross cultural studies

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Urban Studies Liaison Librarian Chris Lemery

For reference assistance in Urban Studies research you may wish to contact Chris Lemery, Coordinator of Government Publications and our Urban Studies Liaison Librarian. 

Chris' primary liaison responsibilities are to the Department of Political Science and the Urban Studies Program. His secondary liaison responsibilities include: the Department of Communications, the Environmental Studies Program, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), and the History Department.

Chris has extensive knowledge and experience working with government information and data.

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