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Social and Public Policy

Key databases, books, journals, websites and other resources for your social and public policy assignments and research.

Key databases

 Use Library Search to find scholarly, peer reviewed journal articles. This will search across all the databases to which UQ Library subscribes.

Or, for a more targeted search, try these key databases:

Concepts and definitions

To learn more about a specific term or concept, search for it in Library Search then use the Reference Entries content type filter. This will show you definitions from encyclopedias, dictionaries or handbooks.

See the Reference sources section of this guide for key encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks.

Referencing styles

The School of Social Science recommends using an author-date referencing style, such as: 

Important information  Always double check with your lecturer or supervisor about which style to use.

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