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Public Administration - Guide to Resources via Syracuse University Libraries

An SU Libraries' research starting points guide for public administration

Public Administration-Professional Associations

 American Planning Association
APA home page. Includes information on the American Institute of Certified Planners.
American Society for Public Administration
Information on the Association including links to chapters and sections.
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management 
Services of the Association and other related information.
International City/County Management Association
Professional and educational organization representing appointed managers and administrators in local governments throughout the world
International Public Management Association for Human Resources
For public personnel professionals.
National Academy of Public Administration
Home page of this Congressionally-chartered but independent, non-partisan organization providing practical assistance to federal, state, and local governments.
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
Information about the Association and its affiliated schools and programs.
National Association of State Budget Officers 
Information on NASBO and related links.
National Center for Policy Analysis 
Non-profit research institute seeking private sector solutions to public policy problems.
National League of Cities 
Provides a wide range of programs and services to strengthen the ability of city officials to serve their communities.
Rand 
Seeks to improve policy and decision making through research and analysis.  The first organization to be called a "Think Tank."
Urban Institute
Nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization.