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Overton is the world’s largest searchable policy database. We collect millions of policy documents and link them to the research, people and other policy documents that they quote or reference.
We help institutions to understand and influence real world policymaking. From impact managers to researchers, communications officers to students, our platform supports users across the whole organisation to meet their professional and academic goals.
And with site license for the Overton platform, campus-wide access is both simple to administer and cost-effective for those managing institutional resources.
We’re the world’s largest searchable policy database, typically returning 3x more data than similar products – we’re especially strong in the social sciences and clinical and translational medicine.
We track everything from white papers to think tank policy briefs to national clinical guidelines, and automatically find the references to your scholarly research, academics and other outputs. We look for the names of any researchers on expert panels, who are quoted in policy documents, who give evidence to committee hearings and more.
Importantly we also find the links between policy documents – often research is picked up by intermediaries like think tanks and agencies – giving you unparalleled insight into how your institution is engaging with policymakers.
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Overton is the world’s largest searchable index of policy documents, guidelines, think tank publications and working papers.
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