Exporting results from the “Search Policy Documents” tab to CSV provides a list and several categories of data about the policy documents in the results set.
A CSV export is a good export option when a results set exceeds 1000 policy documents.
How to interpret a CSV export file
Here is an CSV export showing the categories of data included in the export file.
- Policy document id is the ID assigned to the policy document
- Title is the title of the policy document
- Translated title will appear if the policy document is in a language other than English
- Document type is the publication type of the policy document
- Source title is name of source that produced the policy document
- Source country is the country where the policy source is located (note: IGO and EU are included as countries)
- Source state is populated for sources that are state specific (i.e., UK Nation or a state in the USA or province in Canada)
- Source type is the policy source category (government, IGO, or think tank).
- Source subtype will be populated if the document has been assigned a source subtype. While all documents have a source type, not all have a sources subtype
- Published on is the date of publication of the policy document
- Policy citations will be populated if the policy document has been cited by other policy documents
- Policy citations (inc self) will be populated if the policy document has been cited by other policy documents including citations from the same policy author
- Document URL is the web address for where the policy document was harvested
- Overton URL is the web address within the app for where the policy document is located
- Source specific tags will be populated if the policy document has been assigned a tag by Overton
- Your tags will be populated if you have tagged the document
- Top topics describe what the policy document is about