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POLI 160AA/USP 101: Policy Analysis (Winter 2019): Find...

Hello Researchers!

This guide is designed to help you start your policy analysis library research.

Please feel free to email me if you get stuck, have additional research questions, would like to set up an appointment, or have other sources to include in the guide.

Search Tip: Melvyl now also includes citations to articles from many (but definitely not all) of UC San Diego's article databases. 

Search for an item in libraries near you: >>

Search Engines

Search tip: Use these Google Custom Search Engines to search for current online documents, publications, and websites from international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, or governments:



Regional Government Information


Best Bets

Best Bets for News

Finding Wikipedia articles to edit

  • Avoid "Featured" or "Good“ articles
  • Avoid controversial topics for your first edits
  • Many topics on Wikipedia belong to a WikiProject, a group of Wikipedians focusing on improving coverage in a certain category. Check the article’s Talk page.
    • WikiProject pages usually have an assessment table
    • Your best bets are Stub and Start articles of Mid, High, or Top importance.

In-class Handout/Workbook

Wikipedia help