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PAD 5001: Intro to Public Administration and Public Service: Home

Welcome to the PAD 5001 LibGuide!

Welcome to PAD 5001! This LibGuide (aka "library guide") is designed to help you find the research you need for your policy paper assignment. I'll introduce you to the basics of researching using the Kraemer Family Library and how to find public administration research. Let me (Tabatha) know if you have any questions! Enjoy!

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Phone: 719-255-3295

Text(sms): 719-344-2381

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Getting Started

You will use many Kraemer Family Library resources while researching your assignments. Here are the first things you should know about the library:

image of a bookNeed Books? Use the Kraemer Library Catalog.

image of an articleNeed Articles? Select a database based on subject area and use it to start searching.

image of library card  Need to request or renew books? Use 'My Library Account' to do this online. 

question mark Need help? A librarian is nearby! Send a chat, a text, an email, call, or visit the Reference Desk!

What your librarian can do for you?

I am your personal research resource for PAD 5001 and I specialize in finding public administration research. So feel free to contact me for help for any of your classes! You can:

Make an appointment with me to cover a specific research topic in depth. So essentially, you tell me about your topic and assignment and I’ll help you find some resources to help you!

Email me your questions – I'm here to help!

Can't reach me? The Library has an excellent Reference Desk that is staffed by knowledgeable librarians. See the Ask the Reference Desk box for more details!

Your Librarian

Tabatha Farney
EPC 221 (that's in the library)