The subject guide of Public Administration is a shortlist that contains the most relevant sources of information for public administration students and researchers. The short list is a subset from the larger UT collection, available at the digital library
Please contact the BMS information specialist, Tom De Schryver when you have any question regarding the access to a particular information source (a book, a journal, a database).
Good starting points for exploratory literature search are:
What are high impact journals in social sciences/ public administration?
Which journals are available at the university from Public administration and related disciplines?
- Browzine Public Administration
- Browzine Political Science
- Browzine Economics
- Browzine Sociology
- Browzine Law
What scientific literature exist on a public management related topic?
Which collections with academic literature are bought especially for public administration research?
What do UT researchers have published on my topic?
Useful references for when you need to find literature in a more systematic way
Good searching not only involves selecting the right collections. If you want to improve your search strategy in these collections, please consider one of the following sources:
- Open textbook on information literacy
- An introduction to systematic reviews
- Systematic reviews in the social sciences: a practical guide
- An introduction to qualitative research synthesis
Are you looking for publications from public organizations?
There is a lot of public information freely available. Please consider the following websites:
- www.eu.eu [the website of the European Union]
- http://ec.europa.eu/ [the website of the European Commission]
- Lexis-Nexis database [newspapers]
- Websites of National Parliaments
The library also has provided access to