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Open Government [electronic book] - by Daniel Lathrop and Laurel Ruma
ISBN: 0596804350
Discusses ways the government can leverage the openness of web services to improve its operations and increase citizen participation and awareness.



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Major Databases for Public Administration

  • Academic Search Premier
    The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database, it provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study. Good coverage of pubic administration issues and public policy.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Provides full-text documents from over 6,000 news, business, legal, and reference publications.
  • LexisNexis Congressional
    Includes indexing and full-text for congressional hearings, reports, bills, prints, and documents. Also includes Congressional Record, Federal Register, Code of Federal
    Regulations, U.S. Code, public laws, and more.
  • Business Source Premier
    Provides references to 8,600 scholarly publications, including the full text for more than 2,300 journals. Coverage back to 1886. Good coverage of public administration periodical literature.
  • ABI/INFORM Complete  
    Nearly 3,900 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information.
  • EconLit
    Indexes journal articles, books and book chapters, dissertation references, and working papers on economics. Note: EconLit has been moved to the ProQuest platform, due to licensing issues with the former vendor (FirstSearch).
  • Military & Government Collection
    Provides full text from over 330 government and military publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 380 magazines. Some titles included are Military Review, Parameters, Army Times, and Defense. Updated weekly on EBSCOhost.

Additional Resources

Alternative Press Index
Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political, and social change.  more info

CQ Researcher in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of SAGE Publications. 1923-present.

Criminal Justice Abstracts
Index of major journals, books, and reports in criminology and related disciplines.  more info

ERIC (Firstsearch)
The world`s largest source of education information, with more than 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles.  more info

ICPSR Direct
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Remote access only for UAA Students from the Anchorage Campus.  more info

NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) Working Papers
Full-text research papers written by NBER economists on a broad range of topics. November 1994 to present.  more info

New York Times - Historical
Full-text and full-image articles from 1851-2004.  more info

NewsBank: America's Newspapers
Contains hundreds of full-text local and regional U.S. newspapers.  more info

Oxford Reference Collection - Politics & Social Sciences
Search reference books by subject area.  more info

Web of Science
Access to the Science Citation Index Expanded and the Social Sciences Citation Index.  more info

Journal Citation Reports contains citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. It can show you the: most frequently cited journals in a field; highest impact journals in a field; largest journals in a field.



    American Government & Public Policy Internet Resources
    Comprehensive academic site indexing hundreds of Government & policy resources  more info

    American Society for Public Administration
    ASPA is the professional home for over 10,000 PA practitioners, academics and students.  more info

    Institute of Social and Economic Research / UAA (ISER)
    The Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at UAA maintains the state's largest economic database and forecasts population and employment growth.  more info

    Population Index
    Primary reference tool to the world's population literature.  more info

    Public Agenda Online
    The Inside Source for Public Opinion & Policy Analysis  more info

    Public Employees Roundtable
    Non-partisan coalition of 32 management and professional organizations representing more than one million public employees and retirees.  more info

    State and Local Government on the Net
    Access to many U.S. local and state government listings.  more info

    State of Alaska Online
    Official State of Alaska Website  more info

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