PAIS Index

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Index to articles, books, studies, selected official documents and other resources on public policy issues, public administration, law, politics and government
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PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) indexes materials related to public policy and social issues, including the fields of political science, government, international relations, economics, finance, law, environment, demography, sociology and business.

It covers journal articles, books, government documents, pamphlets and the reports of public and private bodies. More than 1,100 journals and 8,000 monographs are indexed and abstracted each year.

PAIS is international in scope and indexes publications in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Print source:
PAIS bulletin (1915-1990), PAIS Foreign Language Index (1968-1990), PAIS International in Print (1991-)

1972-present- Updated quarterly
Public Affairs Information Service
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