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Information Sources: Government Documents

This guide will assist you in choosing the best sources for your information needs.

What is a Government Document?

A government document is an official publication of a government agency, whether it is international, federal, provincial, or municipal. What you may consider typical government documents such as laws, codes, rules and regulations, census publications, etc., are only a small portion of the government's collection. The collection ranges from pamphlets on current popular topics to highly technical and scientific studies on any subject imaginable, as well as maps and charts (University of Oregon, n.d.).

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Canadian Government News Releases

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