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II. Helpful Print Resources:

Dictionary of Public Policy and Administration. Shafritz, Jay M. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, c2004.
Call #: R351.03 S525 Reference - Level 4

Encyclopedia of American public policy. Jackson, Byron M. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c1999.
Call #: R320.6 J12 Reference – Level 4

International encyclopedia of public policy and administration. Jay M. Shafritz, editor in chief. Boulder, Colo.; Oxford : Westview Press, 1998.
Call #: R351.03 I61 Reference – Level 4

III. Print Indexes

PAIS International in Print. R016.3 P976
Located on level 4

Social Sciences Index. R016.3.S6781
Located on level 4

IV. Electronic Databases

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V. Recent Reports and Studies

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States Pessimistic About Revenues in 2014

Testing the Waters

U.S. Prison Population Drops for the Third Year as States Adopt New Policy Strategies

VI. Web sites

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