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PUBAFRS 6051 - Into to Public Affairs and Orientation to the Program

Accessing Resources

This is a quick guide on how to read the status of items in the library catalog:

Available the item is ready to be checked out

Due: followed by a date and time the item is checked out and due back at the indicated date and time.

In Process the item is not ready to be checked out; it is currently being processed by staff, but should be available soon

To view the status of an item, you must click on the link in the column "click on link to view status" below

You can check out these items from the circulation desk of Thompson Library, located on the first floor at the East/Oval end

To check out materials please have a valid photo ID such as your BuckID or Driver's License

Fines for reserve items can be significant and these items must be returned back to Thompson Library circulation desk (Fine Information Link).

Find out more information about Thompson Library such as today's hours (Thompson Library Link).

If you are unable to access the eBooks or streaming video listed below, please email Emily Smock (

Instructor: Christi Bartman

Physical Books or DVDs in Thompson Library

Title Author Call Number Loan Period Click on link to view status
Bureaucracy : what government agencies do and why they do it James Q. Wilson JK421 .W747 2000 2 hour Link

Electronic Resources

Title (Direct Link to Resource) Author Call Number Link to Catalog
Understanding and Managing Public Organizations, 6th Edition Rainey, Hal Link
Strategic planning for public and nonprofit organizations : a guide to strengthening and sustaining organizational achievement John M. Bryson HD30.28 .B79 2018 Link