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Policy and Government

Core resources for Schar School undergraduate and graduate students, and for all Political Science, Public Policy, Government & International Affairs and Public Administration courses.

Looking for a specific article?

To locate a specific article, go to the QuickSearch box at library.gmu.edu. Enter the article's title in quotation marks. Your article should be one of the top results.

Key Journal Article Databases

To search for articles on a topic, try the following databases:

Note: If you use these resources off campus, you will need to enter your GMU ID (first part of email) and password.


For a complete list of databases relevant to policy studies, visit Mason Libraries' Databases by Subject pages for

Some Top Journals

A selection of top academic journals in political science & policy studies. See your faculty advisor for more suggestions!