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Research Guides

PSAA 622 - Public Finance (Spring 2021)

APA Citation Style

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, commonly referred to as APA style, is used by authors in psychology, social sciences, and other disciplines in preparing manuscripts for publication, student papers, theses, and dissertations.

NOTE: APA does not offer an e-book version that libraries can purchase for their collections.

  • Print copies - TAMU Libraries provide multiple copies (see below). 
  • E-books - The APA provides a digital EPUB version for individual rental or purchase options through RedShelf and VitalSource. Caution: this version is meant for online access -- APA imposes limits on printing, downloading and copying/pasting of content.

Need to Know: Organizing Sources

For term papers or extended projects, you may want to make use of bibliographic application that will help organize your research and citations, make them accessible via the web, share with teammates and generate bibliographies easily in established formats, integrating with MS Word.

Need to Know: Guide to Economic Terms and Theories

The Economist has a great A to Z listing of terms that can provide a quick definition and context:

Scholarly Sources in Economics

Scholarly Sources in Political Science

The databases below provide extensive coverage of political topics, including international relations, law, public administration and policy, international relations or trade, comparative politics, developing nations, etc. published in journals, books, public documents, web sites, and policy reports.