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.