This guide suggests resources--reference books, library databases, search engines and web links--to use for researching your Master's Projects. Use this table of contents or click on each tab to see each page.
Think Tank Search
From Harvard's Kennedy School of Government library; custom Google search + list of hundreds of US and international think tanks
Think tanks are defined by the above as institutions affiliated with universities, governments, advocacy groups, foundations, non-governmental organizations, and businesses that generate public policy research, analysis, and activity.
Tips: Search these selected think tanks by keywords to find research and analysis.
If one seems most relevant to your topic, go to the home page and mine the site for publications, issues, research, and links to other organizations.
Global Go To Think Tank Index (U Pennsylvania)
American Policy Directory (U Oregon)
Think Tank List (WorldPress.org)
A think tank is a research institution, usually separate from a university, that conducts applied, policy-relevant research and analysis; and is involved in public affairs as well.
Here are some think tanks and research institutes to start with:
CIAO--see the lists under Working Papers and Policy Briefs