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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This article describes an approach being used by the US Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service to assess and strengthen agency-wide capacity to collaborate effectively with external stakeholders, as well as strategic reasons for investing resources in this endeavor…

From The Intersector Project’s “Research to Practice” series, this article looks closely at scholarly research and highlights key facts, actionable takeaways, and additional resources practitioners can turn to for related guidance. Talk of cross-sector collaboration as an approach to designing, building, and operating public infrastructure…

“Protection of critical information infrastructures from cyber-attacks is becoming an acute problem for nation states. … The United States and the European Union are among the first regulatory powers that have adopted important initiatives in the cybersecurity field.” This paper argues that “the approach based…

“Even though U.S. congressional and multilateral efforts aimed at enhancing cybersecurity have thus far largely failed in their aims, courts and regulators are using existing common law doctrines and statutory enactments to hold companies accountable for cyber attacks. However, such judicial and regulatory actions have…

“Public-private partnerships, or P3s, have nearly a quarter-century track record of delivering infrastructure and services for public sector agencies worldwide. … [S]ome of the most interesting applications have been in the defense sector, where the United Kingdom in particular has blazed a trail with almost…

“Government faces daunting fiscal challenges, requiring significant action to address an unsustainable long-term fiscal framework. Fiscal sustainability issues are of such magnitude that government is more fully exploring a range of financing and cost-cutting initiatives, including expanded partnerships with the private sector to support major…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Reliance on market forces can lead to underinvestment in social welfare enhancing innovation. The lack of new medical products in the area of neglected diseases is a case in point. [Research and development (R&D)] for neglected diseases has increased…