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PLCY 581: Research Design for Public Policy

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Scholarly Articles

Is the article scholarly?

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

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Research Design

Social Sciences Librarian

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Kristan Shawgo
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Contact:
Davis Library
UNC-Chapel Hill
Available for meetings on Zoom

Library Presentation Slides

Selecting a policy issue

Writing & Citing

Writing

UNC Writing Center Offers online consultations. Check out their tips on writing a policy brief, literature reviews and conciseness.

What Makes a Good Research Question? Handout from Duke University's (yes, Duke) Thompson Writing Program Writing Studio. Has good guidelines for and examples of research questions in the social sciences, but much applies to the humanities as well.

Citing

APA Citations - UNC Library Guide and Purdue OWL

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