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Government Information

This is a guide to research using government information.

Legal & Statistical Information In-Depth Research Guides

Many people looking for government information are looking for data and statistics, or legal information. We have two specialized research guides for this information.

Major Agency Links

General Indexes & Catalogs

Use general indexes to find government publications on specific subjects and for specific time frames. Difficult to use,it is probably useful to have some background information or professional assistance to be successful in using some of the older indexes. USA.gov is really user-friendly, but is really just a guise to government services, not documentation.