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FYS: Revisiting Brown v Board of Education: Home


This research guide is designed for students doing research for the FYS 'Revisiting Brown v. Board of Education'. If you run into any obstacles, don't hesitate to book a research session~ Rosalind Tedford

Public Policy Think Tanks

The Harvard Kennedy School keeps a list of US and Non-US Think Tanks and provides a custom Google search across them all. This is a great place to go to find Think Tank content. 

General Think Tanks
Policy-Specific Think Tanks

Data and Statistics

US Data

Getting Started with Background Sources

Before getting started with policy research, it is a good idea to start with some background and context to the issues you are investigating. The sources below will help you get to that information quickly.

Finding Books

Use our main library search interface Primo to locate books and other materials in Reynolds Library.  When you search from the ZSR Library homepage, you will be taken to a search screen where books are in the center box on the top row. You can see all books from the search by clicking the total number of results in the top of the box, or the More Books link at the bottom. To find books on US Policy Issues, search on the policy and "United States":

  • "school choice" "United States"
  • "education policy" United States

Finding Scholarly Journal Articles

Databases from Related Fields 

Video Resources

Other Librarians

Subject Guide

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