Use reference materials for background information for your topic, or to find good keywords to use when searching databases. These are dictionaries, encyclopedias and guides.
To find reference materials in the catalogue, perform a KEYWORD search.
Example public administration and handbook* to find the subject heading of Public administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Bilingual vocabulary for governance, public policy & administration
- Encyclopedia of Globalization
- International dictionary of public management and governance
- International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
- Language of Canadian politics
- Oxford Scholarship Online Limit search to economics, management, political science, etc.
- Sage Research Methods
- Canadian Encyclopedia
- The Oxford handbook of Canadian politics
- The handbook of Canadian public administration
- Handbook of globalization, governance, and public administration
- Routledge handbook of political management
- The SAGE handbook of governance