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Welcome to the PAA 601: Public Administration & Its Environment Research Guide!

Use the tabs above to navigate through the Guide. Please submit any comments or questions to Sarah Burns Feyl using the Profile Box on the right.

The Basics


Do you have a Library barcode?

A library barcode serves as your Pace Library Card and allows you to request items from other Pace Library locations, to request books from Connect NY, and it is necessary to create an account in our Interlibrary Loan service.

If you do not have a barcode, you can get one at the Circulation/Front Desk in your home campus Library. (You can also request your barcode via email.)

Use your barcode to renew items or check the status of requested items online:

How To Videos

Michelle Lang, Graduate Services Librarian, has created "How To" videos which demonstrate how to search the Pace Catalog to locate books and how to search Pace Library databases to locate journal articles. Go to her Research Guide to check them out:

Orientation Video

Here is a short (18 minute) video that highlights library resources and services for PAA601 students:

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Getting Help

If you are not finding what you need, please contact a librarian.  Feel free to talk to any of the librarians on staff. We are here to help.

Stop by the reference desk in person, or visit the Ask a Librarian link to chat, e-mail, or call for answers to your research related questions.