Policy Commons curates content from a variety of sources in many disciplines. The content is vetted by the organisations that produce it and includes "...pages of books, articles, working papers, reports, policy briefs, data sets, tables, charts, media, case studies, and statistical publications provide current, vetted, hard statistical and factual content." (https://coherentdigital.net/policycommons)
Below is a short instructional video on how to search Policy Commons. Key moments in the video include
If you are looking for a researcher, use variations of their name (e.g. "steven smith" OR "smith, steven") to broaden your search.
Please note, not all results will be from or relating to policy documents and may not be related to the researcher (especially if they have a relatively common name). Check the result list for accuracy.
Here are some written instructions on how to search for a researcher in Policy Commons.
To search using name variations, use quotation marks around each name variant, separated by OR and enclosed in brackets (see example below).
Click on the title to read more about this result.
It is a good idea to check the full text of the document to see where the researcher is cited and to check it is the correct researcher.
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