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Public Administration

This guide gives an overview of recommended sources for public administration.


This guide gives an overview of recommended sources available at the Erasmus University Library: databases, journals and reference works relevant for Public Administration. It also includes sources from Dutch and European governing bodies and sources with statistical information.

Please use the tabs on the left to find information for your research and general interest. The links in this guide will automatically take you to ERNA-login if this is required for off-campus access. If you have any questions or comments about this guide, or need further help with using this guide or with your research, please let me know.

Running trials for Public Administration

  • Explore research from policy experts, think tanks, and NGOs on the Policy Commons platform until 30 September. The platform hosts objective, fact-based research from the world’s leading policy experts, nonpartisan think tanks, IGOs and NGOs in the form of reports, blogposts, working papers, articles, datasets, and more. This includes publications from defunct and inactive think tanks, exclusive historical content, and premium collections from the Environmental Law Institute, the European Council, and more. You can also check the Organization Directory of 16,600 policy organizations, including IPCC, IPPR, Nuffic, and more. Check out Policy Commons now and leave your feedback on this trial here.
  • Several publishers have made content temporarily available due to COVID-19 response. For an overview of this content, visit the A to Z database list.

Please contact your faculty liaison if you think any temporary content should be part of our permanent collection. 


Information Skills

Learn how to search, find and manage scholarly information and data in an efficient way. Visit the library's Information Skills portfolio for more online modules!

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