Provides online access to abstracts and full-text articles on public policy research and analysis from think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers.Covers a wide range of topics from international trade to health care reform, from telecommunications regulation to terrorism. Coverage varies.
This organization makes conference papers searchable and provides full text access to many of them. SSRN collects conference papers, journal article pre-prints and working papers in the social sciences. This is a good place to find very recent material.
If you want a conference paper that is not available full text in SSRN, check for the author's email address on the Web and write asking for a copy.
Eldis is a clearinghouse for the best documents dealing with international development, policy, practice and research. This offers an extremely rich and up-to-date array of resources. Note also the Country Profile features.