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Heinz College: 90-754 Elective Politics and Policy-Making: Finding research and news

This guide provides links to resources, both library subscription and publicly available, to do research and understand policy, political science and local and regional issues.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Politico Pro



PoliticoPro is a leading source of timely policy news and analysis.  It covers 15 overarching industry areas including Agriculture, Budget and Appropriations, Campaigns, Cybersecurity, Defense, Education, eHealth, Employment & Immigration, Energy, Financial Services, Health Care, Tax, Technology, Trade and Transportation. 

Research in Policy and Politics

Multidisciplinary databases

Other Subject Databases

Regional Daily Newspapers

You can access many regional newspapers from Pennsylvania via library subscriptions. For access to current, daily papers, we have two main resources: Newsbank and PressReader. For links to specific newspapers, see below!

Pittsburgh Newspapers

News Resources