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Public Policy and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Home
This guide brings together resources on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and its impact on public policy.
Information about COVID-19
Informed policy decisions require access to the most recent and updated information. As each day passes, more information on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic becomes known.
This atlas is in constant development by the Center for Spatial Data Science at the University of Chicago, with collaboration from the UW-Madison Data Science Institute. County-level data sources include 1P3A but will soon be updated with Covidtracker, USAFacts, and health department validations.
Created by Mathematica, this curated list of data sources, analytic tools, policy options, and other resources seeks to address the urgent need for data and tools that states, health care decision makers, and providers can use to predict need and direct resources.
Created by Erin McAllister, the Natural Sciences Librarian, in collaboration with several Pepperdine faculty members, this research guide compiles information about the coronavirus pandemic from reputable resources.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), an independent global health research center at the University of Washington, is following and publishing research and data on the ongoing pandemic.
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher, is providing coverage and discussion of the coronavirus from its analysts and writers.
The ILO’s preliminary assessment concerning the possible impacts of COVID-19 on the world of work proposes a range of policy options to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic and facilitate strong and fast recovery.
The American Enterprise Institute, a public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., is actively publishing insights from its scholars and tracking state level actions to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.
SSRN’s Coronavirus and Infectious Disease Research page provides a curated view into the early-stage research to help researchers, public health authorities, clinicians and the public understand, contain and manage this disease.
Provides full text coverage to nearly 9,100 journals, including over 7,900 peer-reviewed titles in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education and more. Full-text coverage dates back to 1985 and is updated daily.
ProQuest databases provide a single source for scholarly journals, newspapers, reports, working papers, and datasets along with millions of pages of digitized historical primary sources and more than 450,000 ebooks.
Ashley Labosier, executive director of the Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership at the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, discusses how COVID-19 impacts how policy will be communicated in the future. This video is part of the Future Forward series presented by the Western Riverside Council of Governments.
Written by Susan E. Dudley, Director of the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center and distinguished professor of practice in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
Pepperdine Libraries provides full complimentary access to NYTimes.com, New York Times mobile apps, and New York Times in Education to Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff. For more information, please see the New York Times InfoGuide: http://infoguides.pepperdine.edu/NYTimes
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 40 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selected full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, Daily News (New York), San Jose Mercury News, etc.
Full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, and others
Expanded Library Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Pepperdine Libraries has temporary access to eResources and ancillary materials from various academic publishers and content providers.