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think tanks, Public Policy Groups, and Advocacy Groups


The W&L University Library's own list of public policy groups includes its own search engine.


W&L researchers also can search for materials (documents, reports, studies, articles, etc.) within the Web sites of important groups by using the following databases:


Very good subject-oriented listings of such groups are provided by Vanderbilt University and Washington State University.

Additional lists of "think tanks" and other non-governmental policy groups, with descriptions, are available from Project Vote Smart and CDISS (Centre for Defense and International Security Studies).

The World Press Review maintains an alphabetically-arranged international list.