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LPSC 7311: Strategizing Public Policy

Welcome to the course guide for LPSC 7311, Strategizing Public Policy. 

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Welcome to the Library Course Guide for Strategizing Public Policy. This Guide provides links to a variety of resource to help you:

  • Identify public policy organizations and their publications
  • Find legislative histories, law, and codes of law (codified laws)
  • Locate regulations which are essentially the "laws: made by executive agencies
  • Find federal and state court cases and related materials, and
  • Trace down news sources, data, statistics, and public opinion polls.

If you're new to the Library or need a refresher, consider reviewing the Library Tool Kit. These slides will describe some basic library services and resources.

Background Information on Policy Formation and Evaluation


Sage Research Methods        Search Sage for books on policy making and policy/program evaluation.


Cover image of Handbook fo Public Policy Evaluation        Sample book available in Sage Research Methods.

Also search NU's Scholar OneSearch for additional books and articles on policy making and evaluation. Here are some samples.