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Other Library Databases for Researching Social Policy
A helpful source for news and finding out how a topic has been dealt with in scholarly & popular journals. Also useful for comparing policies in the U.S. to other countries.
Includes access to Christian Science Monitor, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and the Washington Post.
PolicyFile (Public Policy)
This database offers "access to U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers and gray literature" and is updated weekly.
What is Social Policy?
Watch as Pete Alcock, Professor of Social Policy and Administration at the University of Birmingham explains social policy.
You tube social policy
Proquest Congressional is one of the best databases for finding bills relating to social policies. The database also includes an index of congressional publications from 1789-present, testimony from congressional hearings, and the option of tracking bills as they move through the House and Senate.
Access Congressional (Proquest) through Databases by Title.