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Heinz College: PPIA Junior Summer Institute: Scholarly Literature and News

This guide provide links to resources through the CMU Libraries, as well as free online sources, for research, data analysis, and other scholarly work in public policy and international affairs.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Configure your Google Scholar to link directly to full-text library resources.

New York Times Digital Access

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Access to Wall Street Journal Online

 

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Politico Pro

 

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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. Features include:

  • Morning Newsletters on each of the above industry sector homepages that give those interested in specific areas a daily look-ahead as to the key areas driving the day in these sectors. Newsletters are housed on each policy areas homepage. Go to the PoliticoPro Newsletter page to sign up for email alerts.
  • Whiteboard news alerts on each policy sector’s homepage that provide a chronological timeline of recent policy news as well as long-form. 
  • Documents with an intuitive search feature to find relevant and timely primary sources, including Dear Colleague letters, CBO and Congressional Research Service Reports, etc.. 
  • The Calendar provides up to date information about policy events in Washington including Hill hearings, think tanks events

Multidisciplinary databases

Public Policy Databases

Other Subject Databases

Finding the News

To access individual newspapers or find articles that you come across online, go to the library homepage and click on the Journals link above the main search box. From there, search for the title of the newspaper. We have current access to most major newspapers through a variety of platforms. For direct links to common newspapers, see the list below. For a more in-depth guide to find news, including historical and international, see the Newspapers Research Guide.