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Public Policy & Administration

Public Policy Research

This guide is designed to assist in locating: case, regulatory, and statutory law;  federal bills, laws, and regulations; legal reviews; legislative histories; news reports and public opinions; state laws and policies; scholarly articles; and statistical data.  

To locate and access online journals and books, visit the E-Journals and E-Books page.

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New York Times

The Library is continuing to promote our institutional site license to The New York Times [] (  This license provides University of Delaware students, faculty and staff with full online access to the and  NYTimes mobile apps, as well as international editions of the newspaper. The same same articles, features, and images that appear in the print edition are included in the online newspaper as well as an array of additional resources such as video, audio, graphics, blogs, interactive features and data content.  Content can be saved and shared on social networks; users can subscribe to email newsletters of interest and breaking news alerts. More information is available at

Wall Street Journal



To access The Wall Street Journal (, users must register. Visit the about page to connect to resource or for information about how to register.

The Washington Post


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The Washington Post Online is available to UD students, faculty and staff. See the about page for access and coverage information. 


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International Studies Encyclopedia

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