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Course resources

Course Resource pages allow faculty to collaborate with librarians to:

  • Direct students to specific articles, books or papers relevant to their coursework
  • Highlight relevant reference sources
  • Post course polls
  • Comment or hold online class discussions
  • Post relevant podcasts or embed video clips (with proper copyright permissions)

For more information about course resource pages or to set one up for your course -- contact me.

Some useful websites



U.S. Executive Branch


U.S. Legislative Branch,


U.S. Judicial Branch


U.S. Department of Justice - As the U.S. government's official web portal, makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. also serves as the catalyst for a growing electronic government.



State of Arizona


Arizona State Legislature -



State and Local Government on the Web - The State and Local Government Internet directory provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments.


City of Tempe


City of Phoenix


City of Chandler


City of Glendale


City of Scottsdale


Social Sciences Librarian

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Deborah Abston
Subjects: Social Work, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Public Affairs, Journalism & Mass Media, Community Resources & Development
ASU Libraries Downtown Phoenix campus
UCENT Building
Lower Level