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Public Policy Subject Guide: Public Policy

This guide highlights print and electronic resources for public policy research, plus information about Yale University Library's collections and services.


Welcome to the Public Policy Subject Guide. In this guide, you'll find: 

  • Tips and ways to policy papers, books and dissertations, Public Opinion information
  • Information on Government Documents, think tanks, IGOs and NGOs, data and Statistics
  • Recommended databases that you can access 24/7.
  • Ways to organize your research
  • Where to ask for help.


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Database Trial

Between now and October 30, 2021, Yale will be hosting a trial for PolicyCommons. Policy Commons is a comprehensive content-and-discovery platform for public policy, with more than 2.5 million reports, briefs, analyses, media, working papers, and datasets from IGOs, NGOs, think tanks, and global research organizations.

To access the site by proxy, students/faculty will need to use this link:

To provide feedback on whether this should be a Yale Purchase, please fill out the following form: