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Free to access in November 2018

The collection of articles below is free to access in November 2018 to mark the APPAM 2018 Fall Research Conference on the theme 'Evidence for Action: Encouraging innovation and improvement'.

The articles are from the journals Evidence & Policy and Policy & Politics which offer free trials to libraries. Please recommend the journals to your library to gain regular access to content from these journals.

Evidence & Policy

Generating 'good enough' evidence for co-production
Durose, Catherine; Needham, Catherine; Mangan, Catherine; Rees, James

Guidance for organisational strategy on knowledge to action from conceptual frameworks and practice
Willis, Cameron; Riley, Barbara; Lewis, Mary; Stockton, Lisa; Yessis, Jennifer

Academic perspectives and experiences of knowledge translation: a qualitative study of public health researchers
Collie, Alex; Zardo, Pauline; McKenzie, Donna Margaret; Ellis, Niki

Rethinking knowledge translation for public health policy
Fafard, Patrick; Hoffman, Steven J

Everyday stories of impact: interpreting knowledge exchange in the contemporary university
Matthews, Peter; Rutherfoord, Robert; Connelly, Steve; Richardson, Liz; Durose, Catherine; Vanderhoven, Dave

Building capacity for evidence-informed decision making: an example from South Africa
Stewart, Ruth; Langer, Laurenz; Wildeman, Russell; Erasmus, Yvonne; Maluwa, Louis Gerald; Jordaan, Sunet; Lötter, Desyreé; Mitchell, Janine; Motha, Precious

Policy & Politics

Can experience be evidence? Craft knowledge and evidence-based policing 
Fleming, Jenny; Rhodes, Rod 

British educational trajectories from school to university: evaluating quantitative evidence in policy formulation and justification
Johnston, Ron; Manley, David; Jones, Kelvyn; Hoare, Anthony; Harris, Richard 

Global evidence in local debates: the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in Swiss direct-democratic debates on school policy
Schlaufer, Caroline 

Evidence translation: an exploration of policy makers' use of evidence
Ingold, Jo; Monaghan, Mark 

Is it time to give up on evidence-based policy? Four answers
French, Richard 

The impact of management consultants on public service efficiency
Kirkpatrick, Ian; Sturdy, Andrew J.; Reguera Alvarado, Nuria; Blanco-Oliver, Antonio; Veronesi, Gianluca 

Studying public deliberation after the systemic turn: the crucial role for interpretive research
Ercan, Selen A.; Hendriks, Carolyn M.; Boswell, John