V220 or S220: Law and Public Affairs

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Welcome to V220/S220 Library Guide

Research in law and public policy can encompass a number of different disciplines and sources. Given the breadth and interdisciplinary nature of the field, this guide provides an introduction to notable resources for conducting research in this area at the Indiana University-Bloomington Libraries.

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General Library Resources

IUB Libraries' Website
Use the "Research Resources" tab to find databases that will provide background information by subject/discipline. These resources must be accessed through the Libraries website or portals like this guide. Select subject-specific resource lists are available below, or consult the A-Z Database link for a list of all the databases to which the IUB Libraries subscribe. 

IUCAT (online library catalog)
Search for books on your topic owned by the IUB Libraries. Use the Finding Books guide for tips on how to search and use this resource.

Search across thousands of publications (many will not be retrieved in a Google search!) for background information. Use the Database Search Tips for how to effectively search this resource.

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