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Public Affairs Research - Oakland Campus: Databases & Journals

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".

General Databases

These general multidisciplinary databases cover a wide range of topics so they are good starting points for your research.

Google Scholar

Search Google Scholar to find journal articles on your topic of interest.

Google Scholar Search

Public Administration Journals

Below are links to just a few of the major public administration journals to which we have access. If you're looking for other journals, use the Journal Finder link at the top of the PittCat search page

Socioeconomic, Political, and International Affairs Databases

The databases below provide articles about public administrations and public affairs related to cultural, social, economic, and political issues.