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Using This Research Guide
Welcome to the Public Administration guide! This guide is intended to give some Hot Research Tips and Tricks related to public administration. Below, you'll find information on:
types of resources (scholarly? professional?)
using the Franklin library's website
conducting a literature review
a list of recommended resources
Please note: this is NOT a complete list of resources! This is just a short list to help you get started.
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The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania has created this glossary of public policy terms to assist citizens in understanding issues in public policy and public communication.