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PAIS Index

Alternate Titles: PAIS International and PAIS Archive

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PAIS is an index to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general.  It is comprised of two files

PAIS International (1972- present  contains references to more than 667,000 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more.

The PAIS Archive (1915-1976) is a conversion of the print publication, Bulletin of the Public Affairs Information Service - 1915-1971. PAIS Archive contains over 1.23 million references to books, periodical articles, and more. The original historical subject headings have been retained in this file.


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Community and Regional Planning; Political Science; Sociology

Date Coverage

PAIS: 1972-current; Archive: 1915-1972