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SFR 446/546 Forest Resources Policy

Library resources to help with Policy Research

Welcome to the SFR 446/546 Course Guide!

This guide will provide you with resources to help with SFR 446/546. Want to brainstorm your topics? Contact Heather Perrone (heather.perrone@maine.edu) at Fogler Library!

Getting Started on Policy Research

Sometimes you will have a specific policy in mind that you want to research (i.e. the Affordable Care Act, or Roe v. Wade).  But often, we have just a topic that we are interested in, and need to find a related specific policy.  Here are some tools to help discover policies by topic:

Tools to Help Locate Specific Policies

Once you have a good understanding of your particular policy, you will be ready to read the actual document.  This sometimes is possible to find by a Google search, but make SURE it is coming from a government source.  Below are some other tools to help you locate and read your policy.

Access to Articles

Find Research Articles with these databases

Choose databases that cover the academic areas you have identified for your Policy Project. (Tip: Ask a librarian if you are not sure which databases to use!)

Other Guides of Interest

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