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Go to http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ejournals:sfx963017844294 for access back to 2000 for Journalism: Theory, Practice, & Criticism.
From the Publisher: Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism is a major international, peer-reviewed journal that provides a dedicated forum for articles from the growing community of academic researchers and critical practitioners with an interest in journalism. The journal is interdisciplinary and publishes both theoretical and empirical work and contributes to the social, economic, political, cultural and practical understanding of journalism.
The Leadership Library Database includes a collection of print “yellow books” published by Leadership Directories. This database is an excellent resource for finding contact information for prospective employees including U.S federal, state and local government officials. Detailed information is available about the leadership at non-profits, lobbying firms, PACs and other political organizations. Each directory include email contacts and is updated regularly. Leadership Directories is linked from HOLLIS and is also available at http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.eresource:LeadershipLibrary
- Congressional yellow book,
- Federal yellow book,
- State yellow book,
- Municipal yellow book,
- Judicial yellow book,
- Associations yellow book,
- Law firms yellow book,
- Government affairs yellow book
- Foreign representatives yellow book
- Nonprofit sector yellow book
- Corporate yellow book
- Financial yellow book
- News media yellow book
Wires: Climate Change is a new electronic only Wiley publication that combines the formats of an online encyclopedia and journal. New and updated reviews on climate change are added every month. This publication is highly interdisciplinary and is one of the top-cited publications on climate change. Entries include editorial commentaries, opinions, topical views and focus articles with real world issues in climate change.
Can you answer Yes to any of the following questions?
1) Do you have a paper, faculty/fellow research project, SYP, PAE, dissertation, or other publication deadline that is fast approaching?
2) Have you spent hours Googling web sites without finding any good publications or data for your paper?
3) Are you wondering if the research you found online is accurate and reliable?
4) Do you want to learn new strategies for being an efficient and effective researcher so that you focus on the writing portion of your paper?
5) Are you having difficulty organizing and managing your citations?
6) Would you like to learn research strategies that will be beneficial for your career?
If you answered Yes to any of the previous questions, stop Googling immediately. Contact an HKS Librarian for a research consultation today! A HKS Librarian can recommend research strategies, demonstrate citation management tools and provide advice on the best sources of information for your specific assignment.
Email a HKS Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. Or, stop by the Circulation desk at the HKS Library from Monday-Friday 9-6PM and ask if a Research Librarian is available to meet with you. By appointment, HKS Research Librarians can also meet with small groups of HKS students or staff.
Published twice a year, Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy (EEEP), established as an IAEE publication in 2012, is a policy oriented journal. It provides a scholarly and research-based, yet easily read and accessible source of information on contemporary economic thinking and analysis of policy issues in the interface between energy and environmental economics.
To read the articles from the journal, go to http://www.iaee.org.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/en/publications/eeepjournal.asp and select an issue from the drop-down menu at the top of the screen.
- To select a paper, click on “Add to Cart (html and pdf)”
- Click on “Proceed to Checkout”
- In the paragraph, click on “here”
- Click on the article title. The full-text will now be displayed. There is also a button to “Download PDF” under the image.
The Oxford Business Group provides in-depth reports for over 30 developing countries and emerging economies. Content is organized by country, geographic region and sector. To access the database you must register for access using your Harvard email account. Reports are updated at least annually. Access to reports defaults to a read only view. Use your Harvard email address as a password to enable PDF downloads and printing once you have registered for access to the database.
Sign up for Economic Updates for specific countries and regions. Economic Update emails are sent every 2-4 weeks and contains news on key sectors in that region.
The Africa Portal, an initiative of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), is an open access digital resource that contains an online library collection of over 5,000 policy-related journal articles and publications relating to African policy issues. A directory of scholars and practitioners, a discussion blog, an opinion section features shorter-form commentary on policy issues in Africa and a calendar of international events is also included on the site.
The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAR) site is an award- winning web site that provides a searchable index for full-text Open Access academic monographs. The DOAB site provides access to peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access business model, with links to the full texts of the publications on the publisher’s website or repository. Produced by the OAPEN Foundation (Open Access Publishing in European Networks), the site is keyword searchable or can be browsed by title, subject or publisher. Over two hundred books are retrieved in full-text if you browse by the subject “Law and political science.” A significant number of books retrieved through the site are published in foreign languages including Dutch, German and Italian.