For science-based topics for Environmental Conservation research, explore these pages
For policy topics, use the research guide on Public Policy & Administration, and talk to a librarian for that area.
For a business focus, see the Business guide.
When starting a research project, it is sometimes helpful to search popular magazines to scaffold information and learn the level of information communicated to a public audience.
The database Academic Search Premier is the ONLY database that will let you search specifically for magazine and trade publications.
Off-campus, log in with your UMass Amherst NetID
The databases listed are in ALPHABETICAL order, not in order of importance to your topic.
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is the non-partisan public policy research arm of the United States Congress.
CRS experts prepare reports to assist members of Congress throughout the legislative process providing background information and data on public policy issues.