Welcome to the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy Research Guide at UVA Library. This guide is intended to orient you to the many library resources in your field. Of course we offer books and articles, but we also offer research help. Contact me for a one-on-one consultation on finding research in your field, discovering data, or your simplest library questions. We are here to help!
This table about evidence and their uses is based on Prof. Andrew Pennock's The CQ Press Writing Guide for Public Policy (2019, p. 27, Table 2.1). These four categories are generally the kinds of documents you need when doing policy research.
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