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County Policy Analysis Resources: County Policy

Encyclopedias

Define and Understand the Problem or Policy

Encyclopedias and policy papers can help you define and and understand the problem you are trying to solve or the policy you are trying it analyze. They can give a short history of past and present policy, which can help you put the issue in context. 

Research Reports and Policy Papers

These may not give specific information for specific counties, but can provide information on the broader issues.

Manuals and Blue Books

History Librarian

Sue Collins
Contact:
Sue Collins
Senior Librarian
109G Hunt Library
4909 Frew St.
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh PA 15232
412-268-5019