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Political Science: 2018 - Public Policy Capstone - G.Shatkin

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Chelsea Downtown Taskforce

For the literature review:  Some useful article search databases include Academic Search Complete and Business Source Complete.

One useful search is business improvement districts in ti; this search requests that the phrase "business improvement districts"  be found in article titles, a good technique for focusing the search and reducing large numbers of search results.

Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation

For the literature review:  Some useful article search databases include Academic Search CompleteBusiness Source Complete, and GreenFILE.

One useful search is community benefits agreements in ti; this search requests that the phrase "business improvement districts"  be found in article titles, a good technique for focusing the search and reducing large numbers of search results.

Another option is to add the terms case stud* or program evaluation in select a field to the original search.

Talbot Norfolk Triangle Eco Innovation District

For the literature review:  Some useful article search databases include Academic Search CompleteBusiness Source Complete, Sociological Abstracts, and PsycINFO.

Experiment with alternative terms:  community engagement or public engagement or community involvement.  Combine these terms with alternatives like sustainability or energy efficiency.  The term stakeholder also retrieves useful references, although it does broaden the search 

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