Finding Government (Public) Policy & its Analysis

Jan 14, 2022 - 9:30 to 11:00
Finding Government (Public) Policy & its Analysis

Finding public (government) policy can be daunting, no matter what government, country, time period or subject matter. Finding analysis of any given policy (its reception, impact and long-term effects) – before, during or after a policy’s implementation - can be even more overwhelming.

Learn some strategies for hunting down not only the “policy documents”, but also the steps that led up to the creation of the policy in the first place. Discover some key ways to find policy analysis, including how you might consider the merits of these arguments.

*** Part of the ASPIRE series of workshops. ***

Learning Outcomes:

• Awareness of what "public policy" can constitute.

• Ideas on how to strategize your searches for finding "policy documents".

• Tactics for finding the background information to the policy at hand.

• Strategies for looking for and evaluating policy analysis.

Instructor: Hélène LeBlanc, Government Information & Political Science Librarian

Location: via Zoom, sent out 24 hours before the session