Federal Gov’t Information is Diverse

While reviewing some recently-received U.S. Government publications, I was struck once again by the great variety of topics on which the Government publishes:
Covers of various govt documents

And these are just the tip of the iceberg, a very small sampling of what’s available. So don’t discount government sources, for academic research papers or real-world applications.

How do you find them? Many are in the Library Catalog and show up in your search results, along with other Library materials such as books and videos. You can also do a Google search limited to government sites: either go to Google’s special U.S. Government Search or, when using regular Google, add site:.gov to your search.

Government Printing Office logo

The University Library is a federal depository with many federal, state, local, and international documents on a variety of current and relevant issues available to you in print, microfiche, CD-ROM, and electronically. Come check out your government at the University Library!

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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