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Public Affairs, Public Service, and Public Administration

This guide includes resources for studying public affairs, public service, and public administration.

Finding Out About Nonprofits

Article Sources

  • ProQuest Social Science Premium Collection--Interdisciplinary search of numerous databases such as PAISWorldwide Political Science AbstractsSocial Services AbstractsProQuest Criminal Justice, and others.  You can place exact phrases in quotation marks, such as "public management" or "civic engagement". (Rutgers-restricted access)
  • Business Source Premier (Business and Management) -- full text for many scholarly journals in public administration and nonprofit management (Rutgers-restricted access)

Charitable and Other Nonprofit Sites


  • Access World News for New Jersey newspapers (or papers from other states or from specific countries).  Star-Ledger from 1989 to present in full text. (Rutgers-restricted access)
  • Factiva includes full-text access to the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to the present and the New York Times from 1980 to the present as well as Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and other major national newspapers (also has company profiles) (Rutgers-restricted access)

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