Overton is a searchable index of policy documents, guidelines, think tank publications and working papers. It includes data from 188 countries and over a thousand sources worldwide with more being added all the time.
Documents are parsed, finding references, people and key concepts, and then linked to the relevant news stories, academic research, think tank output and other policy.


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Includes documents from European Parliamentary Research Service, NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, Publications Office of the European Union, Bristol City Council, The UK Government, UK Parliament Select Committee Publications, UNESCO, World Health Organization and many more.

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