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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. Contact your faculty liaison if you have any questions or comments about this guide, or need further help with your research.

Running trials for Public Administration

  • We had access to the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion e-book collection of IGI Global until 21 August 2022. Now a part of this collection will be permanently purchased. Contact your faculty liaison if you'd like to suggest any of the titles for purchase.
  • We have trial access to the database Africa Wide Information until 12 September: A unique, multidisciplinary index to research and publications by Africans and about Africa. Produced by NISC South Africa, it combines dozens of databases sourced from Africa, Europe and North America. Please inform us about your experience with this database.
  • We have access to the Social Sciences e-book collection of De Gruyter until 21 November 2022. It encompasses over 10,000 titles. After this date a part of this collection will be permanently purchased. Contact your faculty liaison if you plan to use any content for teaching or research purposes after the end date.
  • 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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